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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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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Richard Whately (abp. of Dublin) - 1864
...BACON'S ESSAYS. . ESSAY I. OF TRUTH. ' TTTHAT is truth ?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay W for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief — affectingi free-will in thinking, as well as in acting — and, though the sects of philosophers...
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Literary and professional works

Robert Leslie Ellis - 1864
...Anger. 53. Of Praise. 58. Of Vicissitude of Things. ESSAYS OE COUNSELS CIVIL AND MORAL. I. OF TBUTH. WHAT is Truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not...for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness,1 and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in...
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The orange-girl

1865 - 314 pages
...! don't bother !" cried Fanny, losing patience. This was not, strictly speaking, matter of fact. " What is truth ? said jesting Pilate ; and would not stay for an answer." It is thought excusable to tell fibs to children ; but perhaps it would be as well to be candid and...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 pages
...Fame . . The Praise of Knowledge PAOB 549 558 564 570 574 BACON'S ESSAYS. ESSAY I. OF TRUTH. ' 'YTTHAT 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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...special receipt (remedy). 2. OF TKUTH.1 (FBOM THE SAME WOBK.) " WHAT is truth ? " said jesting Pilate ;2 and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there...and count it a bondage to fix a belief ; affecting (pretending to) freewill in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

William Aldis Wright - 1868 - 388 pages
...Reputation 56 Of ludicature . 57 Of Anger 58 O/" Vicissitude of Things . Of Fame, a fragment 239 ESSAYES WHAT is Truth; said jesting Pilate; And would not...for an Answer. Certainly there be, that delight in Giddinesse; And count it a Bondage, to fix a Beleefe ; Affecting Freewill in Thinking, as well as in...
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Essays on English Writers

James Hain Friswell - English literature - 1869 - 360 pages
...which at once arrest and fix the attention. Thus, discoursing of " Truth," Bacon commences thus — " 'What is truth ? ' said jesting Pilate, and would...giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief." And a modern critic would fancy he was clever in catching up the author, and telling him that Pilate...
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The Southern Review, Volume 5

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1869
...in the midst of these accretions from every source, the Truth, which it is his province to dispense. 'What is truth,' said jesting Pilate, 'and would not stay for an answer.' Wiser and better men than Pilate ask the same question after long, and patient, and loving search....
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A treatise on the habitations of the dead, intermediate and final, Volume 1

1870
...words in his essay " of Truth," gives proof positive of his indifference to it, morally. By saying "What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." Whereas there is not the slightest foundation in Pilate's conduct, throughout the trial of Jesus, for...
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The Passion play [at Oberammergau].

William Watkins Old - Oberammergauer Passionsspiel - 1872 - 134 pages
...question," and echo that shallow observation with which Lord Bacon opened his celebrated essay upon Truth — " What is Truth, said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer" — But it was in gravest enquiry that the words " Was ist Wahrheit ? " were pronounced by the Pilate...
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