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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 ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...book. 2 veritatem aut potiut vcracitatem, 3 upertam el minime fucatam in negotiis gerendis ratiotum. doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false...and such an odious charge ? Saith he, If it be well wet 'g tied, to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God and a coward...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
...Truth, which is the enjoying of it — is the sovereign good of human nature.' ' There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious.' This holds good when falsehood is practised solely for a man's private advantage : but, in a zealous...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...no vice that 1 Lucretius. See the beginning of the second book. 2 verilatem out poilus veracitateni. doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false...that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men.1 For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1858 - 588 pages
...feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; aud therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired...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 Eclectic Review

1858
...London : Chapman & Hall. 1858. IN his Essay on Truth, Lord Bacon has remarked : " There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; and, therefore, Montaigne faith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word lie should be such a disgrace, and such an...
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The Elements of the English Language

Ernest Adams - English language - 1858 - 183 pages
...seventeenth century ; but the writers of that age frequently disregard them : There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. — Bacon. When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees, And they did make no noise. — Shakspere....
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to bo found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne...of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an Lucre*, ii. init. Comp. Adv. of Learning, i. 8. 5. odious charge ? Saitb he, If it be wall weighed,...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 432 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...perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, 1 Born 1561. when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

Fraternal organizations - 1860
...things — full of melancholy and indisposition ; and unpleasing to themselves. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. It is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in, and eettleth in it, that...
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Wit and Wisdom; Jokes, Conundrums, Sentiments, and Aphorisms

Wit - 1860
...is denied to well-directed labour ; nothing is ever to be attained without it. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious. Wise men are instructed by reason ; men of less understanding, by experience : the most ignorant, by...
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