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" A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure. 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 minds of a number of men poor... "
The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity - Page 322
1860
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...Men's Minds, vain Opinions, flattering Hopes, falfe Valuations of Things, Imaginations at Pleafure, and the like ; but it would leave the Minds of a Number of Men poor dejefted Ihrunken Things, full of Melancholy and Languor, and uneafy and unpleafmg to themfelves? ONE...
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State-worthies: Or, The Statesmen and Favourites of England from the ...

David Lloyd - Favorites, Royal - 1766
...valua" tions, imaginations as one would, and the " like * vinum detnoKuw, as a father calls poetry, " but it would leave the minds of a number of " men, poor fnrunken things, full of melancho" ly, and indifpofition, and unpleafmg to themę' felves." " Clear...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...deprived of vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of fear, melancholy, and indisposition. One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " 'vinum damonum"...
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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
...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 minds of a number of men poor shrunk:n things : full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? " It will be...
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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
...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 minds of a number of men poor shrunk™ things : full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? " It will be...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...were taken out of mens' minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like; but it would leave the minds...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves. One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, riinn/t divmonum, the devil's wine, because it...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Quotations, English - 1810 - 216 pages
...Great men must go and meet truth ; if they are desirous to know it ; for none will carry it to them. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, ac to be false and perfidious. It is easy to tell a lie, hard to tell but a lie. One lie needs many...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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 minds...things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpl easing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum daemonum,"...
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The Friend;: A Series of Essays, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ethics - 1812 - 448 pages
...false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like vinum Dsemonum (as a Father calleth poetry) but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor...melancholy and Indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? '' This formidable Objection, (which however grounds itself on the false assumption, that I wage...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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 minds...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, " vinum " da;monum," because it fi'leth the imagination,...
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