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" One of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it that men should love lies : where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets; nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie's sake. "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 14
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...thinking of Bacon, or fresh from the reading of the passage in his Essay on Truth, in which he says, " This same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candlelights...
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The National Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - 1863
...and actions, that bring lies into favor, and give a natural though corrupt tone to the lie itself. " This same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques and mummeries and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily (elegantly) as...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...One of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither...poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant ; but 1 Cogitationum vertigine. 2 ingenia qucedam ventosa et discursantia. * nee qute ex ed inventd cogitationibus...
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Verba Nominalia: Or, Words Derived from Proper Names

Richard Stephen Charnock - English language - 1866 - 357 pages
...women be vutrew, Their loue is but a mummerie, Or as an April's dew." — Warner. Albion's England. " This same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masques, and mummerict, and triumphs of the world, half so stately, and daintily, as candle-ligiits." — Bacon....
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither...for advantage, as with the merchant ; but for the [5] lie's sake. But I cannot tell ; this same truth is [3.] Bacon (in his " Wisdom of the Ancients,"...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 pages
...One of the later schools of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily4 as candle-lights....
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter, and is at a stand (loss) to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither...truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs3 (pageants) of the world, half so stately and daintily...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 388 pages
...of the later Schoole of the Grecians, examineth the matter, and is at a stand, to thinke what should be in it, that men should love Lies; Where neither...Pleasure, as with Poets; Nor for Advantage, as with a the Merchant ; but for the Lies sake. But I cannot tell : This same Truth, is a Naked, and Open daylight,...
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Bacon's Essays: And Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1868 - 388 pages
...they make for Pleasure, as with Poets; Nor for Advantage, as with.' B the Merchant; but for the Lies sake. But I cannot tell : This same Truth, is a Naked, and Open day light, that doth not shew, the Masques, and Mummeries, and Triumphs of the world, halfe so Stately,...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 pages
...One of the later school of the Grecians4 examineth the matter, and is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither...merchant ; but for the lie's sake. But I cannot tell :5 this Pref. 3, ' An understanding man, and one that can distinguish between d iscourse and sophistry...
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