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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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Essays

Francis Bacon - 2007 - 156 pages
...One of the later school5 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...nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the He's sake. But I cannot tell; this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not show the...
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Renaissance Figures of Speech

Sylvia Adamson, Gavin Alexander, Katrin Ettenhuber - 2007 - 306 pages
...straightforward use of synonymia with a more difficult kind: 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 Candlelights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a Pearle, that...
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Intuition

K. W. Wild - 2007 - 256 pages
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Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam - a Critical Review of His Life and Character ...

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - 2008 - 296 pages
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