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" ... it ; for these winding and crooked courses are the goings of the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. "
Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott - Page 1
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like allay in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...man with shame as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saitli prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like allay in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the 'better, but it embaseth...and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth B 2 so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like allay in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth B2 ; OF DEATH. so cover a nian with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of falshood is like allay in coin of gold and silver ; which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lye should...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...man with shame as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of falshood is like allay in coin of gold and silver ; which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no yice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montagne...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious: and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...man with shame as to be found false and perfidious: and therefore Montaign&saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of falsehood is like allay in coin of gold and silver ; which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...man with shame as to be found false and perfidious; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should...
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