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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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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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 ESSAYS...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...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 France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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...therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the^reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, saith he,...
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Maxims for meditation, conceits for conversation, gems of genius, pearls of ...

Maxims - 1852
...a greater treachery, than first to raise a confidence, and then deceive it. There is no vice, that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. Truth alone, without eloquence, is sufficiently powerful and persuasive : and stands in need of no...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a mau with shame as to be found false and perfidious: and...of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an 4 Lueret. ii. init. Comp. Adv. of Learning, i. 8. 5. odious charge ? Saith he, If it be well weighed,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...goings of the serpent ; which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that nst a prisoner what time he was drowsy, and seemed to give small attention. The pr Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...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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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 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 Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 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 Montaigne 1 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and...
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