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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 Philosophical Works of John Locke, Volume 1

John Locke - 1854
..."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 candle...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1854
...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 poets ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant ; hut for the lie's sake. But I can not tell : this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth...
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Miscellaneous Pamphlets on Some of the Leading Questions Agitated in the ...

Julius Charles Hare - 1855 - 505 pages
...this matter. After asking why people are not more diligent in the pursuit of Truth, Bacon says : " This same Truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. A...
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Faust, a dramatic poem, tr. into Engl. prose with notes by the translator of ...

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1855
...put into the mouth of the hero. "P. 6. Much falsehood and a spark of truth. " I cannot tell why, this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the present world, half so stately and daintily as...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...One of the later schools of the Grecians examiueth 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 daintily4 as candle-lights....
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 pages
...of the later schools 2 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 1 He refers to the following passage in the Gospel of St. John, xviii. 38: " Pilate saith unto him,...
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Charges to the clergy of the archdeaconry of Lewes, delivered at ..., Volume 3

Julius Charles Hare - 1856
...thoughts, that doth bring lies in favour, but a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself. The same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candlelights. BACON,...
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Faust: A Dramatic Poem, Volume 1

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1856 - 322 pages
...are put into the mouth of the hero. 7. Much falsehood and a spark of truth.] "I cannot tell why, this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the present world, half so stately and daintily as...
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The Eclectic Review

1856
...Ruskin tell us, as Bacon told our fathers, that we have " a corrupt love of the lie itself," that " this same 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-light."...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 550 pages
...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 daintily4 as candle-lights....
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