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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 Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 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 world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights....
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849 - 546 pages
... "One of the later schools of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) is at a stand to think what should be in it that men should love lies, where neither...advantage, as with the merchant ; but for the lie's sake. I cannot tell why, this same truth a naked and open day-light, that doth not show the masques and...
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Notes and Queries

1954
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Notes and Queries

1954
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Egeria: Or, the Spirit of Nature, and Other Poems

Charles Mackay - 1850 - 204 pages
...of, truth. " One of the later schools of the Grecians," said he, " is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither...same 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 candlelight....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...examineth the matter, and is at a stand -tothink what should be in it, that men should love ; his friends congratulated to him his victory over the Romans, under the conduct of F merv-ibant, but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell S this same truth is a naked and open daylight,...
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The Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No, Volume 1

Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1850
...ftand to think what fhould be in it that men fhould love lies, where neither they make for pleafure, as with poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant ; but for the lie's fake. But I cannot tell : this fame truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not fhew the mafques...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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 masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights....
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 349 pages
...ftand, to think what mould be in it that men fhould love Lies ; where neither they make for Pleafure, as with Poets ; nor for Advantage, as with the Merchant ; but for the Lie's fake. But B I cannot tell : This fame Truth is a naked, and open Daylight, that doth not fhow the Mafques,...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral, and Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 349 pages
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