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" One of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it that men should love lies : where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 14
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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A Selection of Faithful Sayings and Ancient Wisdom

Francis Bacon - 1982 - 64 pages
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Seventeenth-century Prose and Poetry

Alexander Maclaren Witherspoon, Frank J. Warnke - 1982 - 1124 pages
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America builds: source documents in American architecture and planning

Leland M. Roth - 1983 - 675 pages
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Figure swiftiane

Giuseppe Brunetti - 1984 - 181 pages
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The Definition of Literature and Other Essays

W. W. Robson - 1984 - 284 pages
...an ugly style if we could agree that we were being brought nearer to the truth by it. As Bacon says, 'Truth is a naked and open daylight that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world half as stately and daintily as candlelight.' But is...
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Textual Power: Literary Theory and the Teaching of English

Robert E. Scholes - 1985 - 176 pages
...for pleasure's sake, Bacon goes on to tell us that "This same Truth, is a Naked, and Open day light, that doth not shew, the Masques and Mummeries, and Triumphs of the world, halfe so stately, and daintily, as Candle-lights." In short, Bacon himself can answer Pilate's question...
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On Signs

Marshall Blonsky - 1985 - 536 pages
...for pleasure's sake, Bacon goes on to tell us that "This same Truth, is a Naked, and Open day light, that doth not shew, the Masques and Mummeries, and Triumphs of the world, halfe so stately, and daintily, as Candle-lights." In short, he offers us metaphors, or poetry, for...
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Dr. Johnson's Critical Vocabulary: A Selection from His Dictionary

Samuel Johnson - 1986 - 268 pages
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Terms of Response: Language and the Audience in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth ...

Robert L. Montgomery - 2010
...lies, where neither they make for plrasure. as with poets, nor for advantage. as with the merchanl. but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell: this same truth is a naked and open daylighl. that doth not show the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the wortd. half so stately and...
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