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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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Terms of Response: Language and Audience in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth ...

Robert Langford Montgomery - 1992 - 216 pages
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The English Language: Structure and Development

S. S. Hussey - 1995 - 188 pages
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Emerson's Literary Criticism

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1995 - 252 pages
...rest in Providence and turn upon the poles of truth." How profound the observation in this passage! "This same truth is a naked and open daylight that doth not show the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candle lights....
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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1996 - 813 pages
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The New Oxford Book of English Prose

John Gross - 1998 - 1012 pages
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The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature

Muller Janel, David Loewenstein, Janel Mueller, Mueller, Janel M. Mueller, William Rainey Harper Distinguished Service Professor Emerita Janel Mueller - 2002 - 1038 pages
...floodlights ofwisdom as into the murky, flickering, candle-lit world of Bacon's 'Essay on Truth' (1597): This same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights. Truth...
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Shakespearean Criticism

Gale Group, Michelle Lee - 1999 - 420 pages
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1999 - 216 pages
...of the latter school of the Grecians* examineth the matter, and is at a stand7 to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither they make for8 pleasure, as with poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. But...
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The Advancement of Learning; Colours of Good and Evil; the Essays

Francis Bacon - 2000 - 445 pages
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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose

Alan Rudrum, Joseph Black, Holly Faith Nelson - 2000 - 1336 pages
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