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" 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 shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition,... "
Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott - Page clxvi
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age: Being the Modern ...

Abel Boyer - Character sketches - 1702 - 367 pages
...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 Men poor fhrunkcn...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1720 - 448 pages
...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 leave the Minds of...
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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
...advantage in varied lights. A mixture of a lie not unf'requently adds pleasure. Were we 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....
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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
...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...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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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...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...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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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...mixture of a lie does ever add pleasure. Does any man doubt, that if there were taken out of mens' minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations,...and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves. One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, riinn/t divmonum, the devil's wine, because it fills...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...that showeth best in varied lights. 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,...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
...lights. A mixture of Lies doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken from mens' minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, 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 shrunken...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...that sheweth best in varied lights. 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,...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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