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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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1861 - 586 pages
...the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth BO cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious...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 National Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - 1863
...stay for an answer." (This, the poet Cowper has finely used in his "Task.") "There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious." "It is a happy thing when religion is well contained within the true bond of unity." "There is no passion...
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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Commonplace-books - 1863 - 240 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." "MEN in great places are thrice servants — servants of the sovereign or state, servants of fame,...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...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...that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men.* For a lie faces God, 1 Lucretius. See the beginning of the second book. 2 veritatem autpotius...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...Truth, which is the enjoying of it — is the sovereign good of human nature.' ' Thcre 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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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...not, in the abstract character of an author, undertake to say all that could be said upon a subject, cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious...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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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - Readers and speakers - 1867 - 546 pages
...basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame ns to be found false and perfidious ; and therefore Montaigne...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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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - Readers and speakers - 1867 - 546 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 therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he incurred the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, "If...
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The Family treasury of Sunday reading, ed. by A. Cameron (W. Arnot ...

rev Andrew Cameron - 1867
...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, when be inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge,...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1862 - 343 pages
...lights grim Care and stern Keality in iheir daily pilgrimage through the world. — Dickens. •-*• 5. Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason,...that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men." — Bacon. , him up to heaven ! Eternal fountain of our feeling ! 'tis here 1 trace tbec, and...
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