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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 golden rules of life; or, Every body's friend

Golden rules - 1835
...first to raise a confidence and then deceive it. — Spectator. Perfidy. — There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. — Lord Bacon. Contentment. — A contented mind and a good conscience will make a man happy in all...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...rests upon it, and buries it in inactivity. — Charron. 938. Falsehood. — There is no vice, that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. — Bacon. 939. A gentleman of fortune will be often complaining of taxes, that his estate is inconsiderable,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montagne see again, the favour and election of God went to...flood, the holy records within those few memorials, 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 Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...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 Montague saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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...inquired the reason why the word of the lie should he such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, saith he, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...shame, as to be found false 4* and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he enquireth the reason, why the word of the lie should be such...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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Mountaigny saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, Why the...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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Mountaigny saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, Why the word of the lie should be such ad isgrace, and such an odious charge ? Saith he, 'If it he well weighed, To say that a man lieth,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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 Mountaigny saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, Why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...that doth K> cover a man with shame as to he found false and perfidious. A.-ld therefore Mouutaigny saith prettily, when he inquired the reason^ Why the word of the lie should he such a disgrace, od nch an odious charge ? Saith he, ' If it he well weighed, To say that a man...
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