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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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...One of the later schools 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 wilh poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...One of the later schools 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 wilh poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1828 - 132 pages
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 15

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...chance to be pinched with the cholick, you make faces like mummers. Id. Coriolaruu. This open day-light doth not shew the masques and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so «lately as candle-light. Bacm'i Natural History. une mirth'n but nummary, And sorrows only real be....
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...for sweetness, or pleasure of t»ste, and therefore »11 your dainty plumbs arc a little dry. Bacon. ed, because it was not obtained, or pretended to be obtaine masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelight. Id. My...
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The Select Works of Archbishop Leighton: Prepared for the Practical Use of ...

Robert Leighton, George Barrell Cheever - 1832 - 571 pages
...of the latter schools 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...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-light....
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 pages
...One of the later schools 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...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the • 8 OP TRCTK. world, half so stately and daintily...
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Faust: A Dramatic Poem ...

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1833 - 279 pages
...spectator. De Arte Poetica. p. 272. Much falsehood and a spark of truthJ] — " I cannot tell why, this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that...shew the masques and mummeries and triumphs of the present world half so stately and daintily, as candle lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of...
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The Beauties of Bacon: Consisting of Selections from His Works ; the ...

Francis Bacon, Alfred Howard - 1834 - 399 pages
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838
...One of the later schools 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...truth is a naked and open day-light, 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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