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" WHAT is truth ?" said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief, affecting free-will in thinking as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of... "
New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ... - Page 153
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer

Religion - 1854
...mighty thunderbolts. From their remaius sprung the race of man. They retain much of the rebellious what is truth ?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an auswer." — Bacons " Essays" spirit of their Titan predecessors, and suffer the miseries of life on...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon, Alexander Spiers, Basil Montagu - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...invisible is its goal to-day, and will be its starting-post to-morrow.' " l 1 Essays. ESSAYS. I.— OF TRUTH. WHAT is truth ? said jesting Pilate ; *...and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting freewill in thinking as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone,...
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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 pages
...indispensable conditions of a skilful and effective use of language.] EXTRACT I. Truth. LORD BACON. What is truth ? said jesting Pilate, and would not...and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting freewill in thinking, as well as in acting : and, though the sects of philosophers of that kind be...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1856
...element necessary for the moral development and satisfaction of man's nature." THE POWER OF TRUTH. " Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief — affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting — and though the sects of philosophers of that kind be...
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The task, Table talk, and other poems: With critical observations of various ...

William Cowper - 1856 - 435 pages
...— " The Way, the Truth, and the Life." Bacon states the matter somewhat differently from Cowper : " What is truth ? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." — Essay I. And wherefore ? will not God impart his light To them that ask it ? — Freely — 'tis...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...a pleasure embased by no appendant sting.' — South. 4 E&ais, Liv. ii. chap, xviii. ANNOTATIONS. ' What is truth ? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an auswer' Any one of Bacon's acuteness, or of a quarter of it, might easily have perceived, had he at...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon, William Rawley - 1858
...Of Judicature. 57. Of Anger. 58. Of Vicissitude of Things. ESSAYS OR COUNSELS CIVIL AND MORAL. I. OP TRUTH. WHAT is Truth? said jesting Pilate; and would...for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness1, and count it a bondage to fix a belief ; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 550 pages
...pleasure eiribased by no appendant sting.' — South. 4 Essais, liv. ii. chap, xviii. ANNOTATIONS. ' ' What is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer.' Any one of Bacon's acuteness, or of a quarter of it, might easily have perceived, had he at all attended...
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The Diversions of Purley

John Horne Tooke - Language and languages - 1857 - 739 pages
...to declare to the worlde that who soo be of TUOUTH wyll here my worde. Than 1 See John, xviii. 38. " "What is Truth ? said jesting Pilate ; and would not stay for an answer." — Bacon's Essays. * [" CANONICA, in philosophical history, an appellation given by Epicurus to his...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...57. Of Anger. 58. Of Vicissitude of Things. iI R 4 ESSAYS OR COUNSELS CIVIL AND MORAL. I. OF TEUTH. WHAT is Truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not...and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone,...
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