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" But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. "
Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott - Page 89
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
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The Parable of the Pilgrim: Written to a Friend

Simon Patrick - Christian life - 1667 - 527 pages
...alone, if that be not there. A crowd is not company j ( as a Wife man fayes ) and Faces are but aGaltery of Pictures; and Talk but a Tinkling Cymbal, where there is no love. Nay fo natural is this to us(and withall fo fweet) that I believe there is no man in the World who...
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...really in divers of the ancient Hermits, and Holy Fathers of the Church. But little do men perceive what Solitude is, and how far it extendeth : for a Crowd...Talk but a Tinkling Cymbal , where there is no Love. TheLatine Adage meeteth with it a little, Magna Civitas, magnafolitiido; becaufeina great Town Friends...
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A sermon [on Jonah i. 8,9] preached at the Oxford-shire feast, at St. Mary ...

John Hartcliffe - 1684
...: Without which ( as my Lord Bacon fays ) our meeting together doth not make Company, but a Crowd; Faces are but a Gallery of Pictures, and Talk but a tinkling Cymbal, without true hearted Love and Friendfliip. Who knows not, that there is a mutual Bond of Amity and...
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Solitude. Or the Effect of Occasional Retirement on the Mind, the ..., Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1799
...really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what SOLITUDE is, and how far it extendeth ! for a crowd is not company ; and faces are but gallery pictures ; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...really in divers of the ancient hermits, and holy fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd...meeteth with it a little ; " magna civitas, magna solitude ;" because in a great town friendi are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship, for...
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The Pleasures of Memory, with Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1801 - 187 pages
...with friends." PHJSDRUS, 1. Hi. 9. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE d. P. 107, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows! By this means,...
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The Pleasures of Memory, with Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - Fore-edge painting - 1801 - 187 pages
...These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and 123 faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE d. P. 107, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By this means,...
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The Pleasures of Memory: With Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1802 - 187 pages
...with friends." PHJEDRUS, 1. Hi. p. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NoTEd. P. 103, 1. 11. • From every point a ray of genius flows! By this means,...
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Aubrey: A Novel, Volume 2

Robert Charles Dallas - English fiction - 1804 - 390 pages
...determined to make them completely acquainted with the man who afks their love. ' A crowd is not company, faces * are but a gallery of pictures, and talk * but a tinkling cymbal where there is. ' not love,' faid one well acquainted with nature : c you may take farza to c open the liver, fteel...
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Solitude, Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - 1805
...really in divers of the ancient hermits and holy fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what SOLITUDE is, and how far it extendeth : for a crowd is not company ; and faces ale but gallery pictures ; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage...
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