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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, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 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...basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There i? no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore...
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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Opie - 1825
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it ernbaseth it. For these winding and crooked courses are the...belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that does so overwhelm a man with shame, as to be found false, or perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith...
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Historical illustrations of the origin and progress of the passions, and ...

Samuel Walter Burgess - 1825
...agents have perished, and when their remembrance has almost sunk into oblivion. 4. Treachery. — " There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as perfidy ."f The most atrocious kind of falsehood is not personation, for this is not necessarily accompanied...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...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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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...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 tvhy the word of the lie should...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...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 Father and Daughter: A Tale

Amelia Alderson Opie - 1827 - 96 pages
...honor 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...belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that does so overwhelm a man with shame, as to be found false or perfidious; and therefore Montaigne saith...
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