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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 Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...goings of the serpent ; which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There i? no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false...Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, *hy the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, saith he, " If it be...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 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 and perfidious. And therefore Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...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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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...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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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...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...Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason tvhy the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, " If it be well weighed,...
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Letters on Masonry and Anti-masonry: Addressed to the Hon. John Quincy Adams

William Leete Stone - 1832 - 566 pages
...essential, to the same ends, and in the same degree." '• There is no vice," says lord Bacon, " that doth so cover " a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious." The case of other members of the masonic fraternity, however, who have disclosed the secrets of the...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...goings of the serpent, which goetii 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...perfidious :) and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when ne inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and suet an odious charge,...
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