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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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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 Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - 2000 - 339 pages
...the later Schoole of the Grecians, examineth the matter, and is at a stand, to thinke what 15 should be in it, that men should love Lies; Where neither...Nor for Advantage, as with the Merchant; but for the Lies sake. But I cannot tell: This same Truth, is a Naked, and Open day light, that doth not shew,...
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Philosophical and Theological Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...school of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it that men should love lies, where neither...with the merchant ; but for the lie's sake. But I can not tell : this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques and mummeries...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 813 pages
...of the latter school of the Grecians0 examineth the matter, and is at a stand0 to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither they make for0 pleasure, as with poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. But...
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God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible

Adam Nicolson - 2003 - 280 pages
...and richness, to clarity and sparkle. 'This same Truth', he wrote, 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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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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