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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 Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Old English Bible Words

Jonathan Eastwood - Bible - 1866 - 564 pages
...in the midst. Bacon, Ess. XLVI. p. 189, Goings, sb. (Job xxxiv. 21 ; Ps. Ixviii. 24, &c.) Movements. For these winding, and crooked courses, are the goings...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. Bacon, Ess. I. p. 3. Good, sb. (i Chr. xxix. 3). Goods, possessions; A.-S. g6d in the same sense. For...
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The Family treasury of Sunday reading, ed. by A. Cameron (W. Arnot ...

rev Andrew Cameron - 1867
...honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold :md 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 be inquired the reason why the word of the lie should...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - American essays - 1924 - 428 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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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - American prose literature - 1923 - 376 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 Montaigne3 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...honor of man's nature; and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which o have a debate two or three days before, and to weigh...saving we could hit upon that should be an equivalent. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...honor of man's nature; and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which - rThere is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious^ And therefore...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Literature - 1909
...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 it. For these winding and • Lucretius. * Epicureans. crooked courses are the goings of the serpent; which goeth basely upon...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - History - 1993 - 409 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...which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet.54 ...we are much beholden, [Bacon writes in both Advancements] to Machiavel and others of that...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...like allay17 in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth18 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 Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...that Mixture of Falshood, is like Allay in Coyne of Gold and Silver; which may make the Metall worke the better, but it embaseth it. For these winding,...goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the Feet. 70 There is no Vice, that doth so cover a Man with Shame, as to be found false, and perfidious. And...
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