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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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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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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Works

Francis Bacon - 1850
...is like allay in coin of gold and silver; which may make the metal work the better, but it cmbaseth it. For these winding and crooked courses are the...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 - 1850
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embascth which otherwise would |\ heal and do welj. Public...death of Pertinax; for the death 0 of Henry the Thir Tie found false and perfidjojjs ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily,' when he inquired the reason,...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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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Maxims for meditation, conceits for conversation, gems of genius, pearls of ...

Maxims - 1852
...measures. There cannot be a greater treachery, than first to raise a confidence, and then deceive it. There is no vice, that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. Truth alone, without eloquence, is sufficiently powerful and persuasive : and stands in need of no...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...embafeth it. For thefe winding and crooked Courfes, are the Goings of the Serpent ; which goeth bafely upon the belly, and not upon the Feet. There is no Vice, that doth fo cover a Man with Shame, as to be found falfe and perfidious. And therefore Mantaigne faith prettily,...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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...upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a mau with shame as to be found false and perfidious: and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he...
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Money: how to get, how to keep, and how to use it

Money - 1853
...stand, and boldly maintain it. Frown down all tricks, all cunning, all winding and crooked courses : " the goings of the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." Brand the man who violates confidence and abuses trust as a thief. Remember, the public credit of your...
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A Practical Treatise on Business: Or, How to Get, Save, Spend, Give, Lend ...

Edwin Troxell Freedley - Business - 1853 - 350 pages
...boldly maintain it. Frown down all tricks ; all cunning ; all those winding and crooked courses : " The goings of the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly and not upon the feet." Brand the man, who violates confidence and abuses trust, as a thief. Remember the public credit of...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of falsehood is like allay in coin of gold and silver; which orator had a fish which the Romans called Mursena,...what time he was drowsy, and seemed to give small att And therefore Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should...
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