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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... "
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by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 pages
...Fame 225 ESSAYS. I. OF TRUTH. WHAT is truth? said jesting1 Pilate, and would not stay for an answer.2 Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting3 free-will in thinking as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that...
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On the Pursuit of Truth as Exemplified in the Principles of Evidence ...

A. Elley Finch - Evidence - 1873 - 106 pages
...reflection.' — Buckle, History of Civilization, vol. i. pp. 852, 853. NOTES. NOTE A, p. 1. What is Truth? ' " What is Truth ? " said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer.' — Bacon's Essays, ' Of Truth,' i. Archbishop Whately, in his annotated edition of Bacon's Essays,...
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Masterpieces in English Literature

Homer b. Sprague - 1874
...1597': * Coined in 1582-3, and in circulation till 1601. ESSAYS, CIVIL AND MORAL. OF TRUTH (1625). u What is truth ? " * said jesting Pilate, and would...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

Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...Fragment of an Essay on Fame 570 The Praise of Knowledge 574 BACON'S ESSAYS, ESSAY I. OF TRUTH. ' TTTHAT is truth ?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay...delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief—affecting 1 free-will in thinking, as well as in acting—and, though the Beets of philosophers...
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Readings in English literature, prose

1874
...inductive method of scientific investigation, and of a volume of Essays, from which the extracts are taken. TRUTH. WHAT is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would...Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it as a bondage to fix a belief, affecting free will in thinking as well as in acting. And although the...
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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

1875
...read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not. 2. OF TRUTH. (Essay I.) 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 gone,...
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A Dark Secret, Volume 1

Eliza Rhyl Davies - 1875
...was almost morbid. The simpler a truth is, the harder it is to hit Moreover, and this is serious, " there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a...belief affecting free will in thinking as well as acting.* Dr. Fraser gave up his profession for no other reason than the loss of his wife, to whom he...
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The task; Tirocinium, etc

William Cowper - English poetry - 1875
...that Christ ' deigned no reply 'to Pilate, is at least as questionable as that of Bacon (Essay i.) : 'What is Truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.' II. 290-304. Cp. Thomson, Autumn, 1. 1234: ' Oh ! knew he but his happiness, of men The happiest he,...
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COWPER

HENRY THOMAS GRIFFITH - 1875
...that Christ * deigned no reply' to Pilate, is at least as questionable as that of Bacon (Essay i.) : 1 What is Truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.' II. 290-304. Cp. Thomson, Autumn, 1. 1234: ' Oh! knew he but his happiness, of men The happiest he,...
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Music and Mysticism

Maxwell Steer - Music - 1997 - 134 pages
...Richardson, Penguin UK. 1959 quoted in Tucker Dreaming a'if/i O;VM Eyes. 2. Knowledge and Individuation "What is truth?" said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. The riddle at the heart of opening sentence of Bacon's Essay on Truth has preoccupied thinkers since...
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