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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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 11

1847
...did not. " One of the later schools of the Grecians," says he, " is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither...with the merchant ; BUT FOR THE LIE'S SAKE. But I (•-iiniot tell : this same truth is a naked and open daylight that doth not show the masques, and...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...thinking of Bacon, or fresh from the reading of the passage in his Essay on Truth, in which he says, " This same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candle lights....
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...of the latter 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...This same truth is a naked and open daylight, that does not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1845 - 546 pages
...— " One of the later schools of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) is at a stand to think what should be in it that men should love lies, where neither they make for pleasure, as with poete ; nor for advantage, as with the merchant ; hut lor the lie's sake. I cannot tell why, this same...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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...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-lights....
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should he in it that men should love lies ; where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets, nor for advantagr, as with the merchant, hut for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell: this same Truth is a naked...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848
...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 masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights....
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...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 candlelights....
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849 - 546 pages
...— "One of the later schools of the Grecians (says Lord Bacon) is at a stand to think what should be in it that men should love lies, where neither...advantage, as with the merchant ; but for the lie's sake. I cannot tell why, this same truth • a naked and open day-light, that doth not show the masques and...
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Egeria: Or, the Spirit of Nature, and Other Poems

Charles Mackay - 1850 - 204 pages
...of, truth. " One of the later schools of the Grecians," said he, " is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither...same 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 candlelight....
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