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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 Standard Fourth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1855 - 336 pages
...other words, that he is wiser to-day than he was yesterday. 20. There is no vice that doth so much cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. All that a man gets by lying is, that he is not believed when he speaks the truth. 21. The man of true...
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The Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857
...other words, that he is wiser to-day than he was yesterday. '20. There is no vice that doth so much cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. All that a man gCts by lying is, that he is not believed when he speaks the truth. '21. The man of...
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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 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...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 Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 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...man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne 1 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth3 it ; for these winding and crooked courses are the...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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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...the honour of man's nature, and mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth...goeth basely upon the belly and not upon the feet. — Lord Bacon. CCCXXVL Rest unto our souls ! — 'tis all we want — the end of all our wishes and...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
...is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth3 it ; for these winding and crooked courses are the...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 ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1858
...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...belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that 1 Lucretius. See the beginning of the second book. 2 veritatem aut potiut vcracitatem, 3 upertam el...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...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 Montaigne faith prettily,...
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The Standard Fourth Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing a ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 336 pages
...other words, that he is wiser to-day than he was yesterday. 20. There is no vice that doth so much cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. All that a man gets by lying is, that he is not believed when he speaks the truth. 21. The man of true...
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