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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. "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 375
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...goings of the serpent, which moves basely on its belly, and not upon its feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious ; nor any virtue that so dignifies a man, as truth, justice, and humanity. *• 1 AN EXCURSION THROUGH...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - Essays - 1809
...the serpent, which goes basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that sa covers a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious; and therefore Montaigne says prettily, when he en*~ Lucretius. ' f Epicureans. quired the reason, why the word of the lie should...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...goings of the serpent; which goeth basely upon the belly, and uot upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false...should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave towards God,...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it. IBID. THERE is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false...perfidious; and therefore, Montaigne saith prettily, when he enquired the reason why the word of the lie, should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge?...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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 : and therefore Montaigne saitli prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, 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...well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men." For a lie faces God, and shrinks...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...basely upon the belly, 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...well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to "say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men." For a lie faces God, and shrinks...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...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...should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave towards God,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...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: and therefore Montaign&saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...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...well " weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to " say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward " towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks...
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