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" Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that showeth best by day ; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle, that showeth best in varied lights. A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt... "
The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ... - Page 1
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age: Being the Modern ...

Abel Boyer - Character sketches - 1702 - 367 pages
...Diamond, or Carbuncle, thac fliews beft in varied Lights. A mixture of a Lyt does ever add Pleafure. Does any Man doubt, that if there were taken out of Men's Minds, vain Opinions, flattering Hopes, falfe Valuations, ancl ill grounded Conceits, but it would leave the Minds of moft...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...Carbuncle, that mines brightefl: in varied Lights. A mixture of T * UT H. of a Lie doth ever add Pleafure. Doth any Man doubt, that if there were taken out of Men's Minds, vain Opinions, flattering Hopes, falfe Valuations of Things, Imaginations at Pleafure, and the like ; but it would...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...illustration of this -qneiy. Truth may, perhaps, be appreciated as the pearl which shines best by day; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond, or carbuncle, that appears to the greatest advantage in varied lights. A mixture of a lie not unf'requently adds pleasure....
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...Masques, and Mummeries, and Triumphs, of the world, half so stately, and daintily, as candle-lights. Doth any man doubt, that, if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...Masques, and Mummeries, and Triumphs, of the world, half so stately, and daintily, as candle-lights. Doth any man doubt, that, if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...daintily as candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that shews best by day ; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle, that shews best in varied lights. A mixture of a lie does ever add pleasure. Does any man doubt, that if...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...daintily as candlelights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that showeth best by day; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle,...there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1812 - 448 pages
...daintily, as Candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the Price of a Pearl, that sheweth best by day ; but it will not rise to the price of a Diamond or Carbuncle, which sheweth best in varied lights. A mixture of Lies doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...daintily as candlelights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that sheweth best by day ; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle, that sheweth best in varied lights. A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...daintily as candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price. of a pearl, that sheweth best by day; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle,...there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like ; but it would leave the...
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