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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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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1858
...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...; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this game truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of...
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Under Green Leaves

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 248 pages
...lies, where ncither they make for pleasure, as with p<xts, nor for advantage, as with the mereJiant ; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is n naked and open daylight that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world...
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The North British Review, Volumes 26-27

1857
...divine of Queen Bess's Court. Who do not remember how sweetly Bacon speaks of truth in metaphor, " This same truth is a naked and open day-light, 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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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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...a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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...a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1858 - 588 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...nor for advantage, as with the merchant, but for the He's sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...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...advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. *r But I cannot tell: this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not show the masques,...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

Fraternal organizations - 1860
...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 dantily as candle-lights....
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...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...poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant ; but 1 Cogitutionum vertigine. 2 ingenin quadam ventosa et ducursantin. 1 nee qua ex ed inventd cogitationilnu...
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The Essays, Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral: And, The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1861 - 360 pages
...they came to the unsatisfactory conclusion, that mankind has no criterion by which to form a judgment. for advantage, as with the merchant, but for the lie's...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 candlerlights....
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