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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 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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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1858 - 588 pages
...FRAGMENT OF AN ESSAY ON FAME 572 THE PRAISE OF KNOWLEDGE 576 BACON'S ESSAYS. ESSAY I. OF TRUTH. ' T T7HAT is truth ?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay...giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief — affecting1 free-will in thinking, as well as in actiug — and, though the sects of philosophers...
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Works: Collected and edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...Judicature. 57. Of Anger. 58. Of Vicissitude of Things. DB 4 ESSAYS OR COUNSELS CIVIL AND MORAL. I. OF TRUTH. WHAT is Truth? said jesting Pilate; and...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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Notes & Queries

William White - Questions and answers - 1859
...more." It is hardly necessary to point out the coincidence with the commencement of Bacon's Essay on Truth : — " What is truth ? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." Donne's Sermon was preached Feb. 16, 1620. I suppose there can be Jittle doubt he had Bacon's phrase...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

Fraternal organizations - 1860
...love is easy, if we once will it shall be done. We will return to Lord Bacon, for some passages on "Truth." " ' What is truth ? ' said jesting Pilate ; and would not stay for Ľn answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1861 - 586 pages
...451 466 469 472 612 619 523 686 641 549 658 564 570 574 BACON'S ESSAYS. ESSAY I. OF TRUTH. ' \VTHAT is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay...giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief — affecting1 free-will in thinking, as well as in acting — and, though the sects of philosophers...
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The National Quarterly Review, Volumes 5-6

1862
...waiting for some passing gust or floating zephyr to send them adrift. We will give a few specimens: "What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." (This, the poet Cowper has finely used in his " Task.") " There is no vice that doth so cover a mail...
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The Eagle: A Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1863
...light arms in a skirmish. There is a world of meaning in the opening sentence of Lord Bacon's essay " Of Truth." "'What is truth?' said jesting Pilate;...answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness," — a statement which we cordially recommend to the careful consideration of various metropolitan friends....
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 68

1863
...it, which we do not find given in those of the wars of our time. ' Certainly/ says Bacon, in one of ' there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief;' and a writer who thus quotes him, says, ' Scepticism of all truth and certainty is not unfrequently...
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Vermont School Journal and Family Visitor, Volume 5

Education - 1863
...modified by the adjective adjunct immortal, and has its relation to worthy shown by of. SECOND EXAMPLE. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix it a belief — affecting-free-will in thinking, as well as in acting — and', though the sects- of...
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