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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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...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...when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie (the imputation of a lie) should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge ? Saith he, " If it be...
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Bacon's Essays: And Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1868 - 388 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 MounB2 ' ' taigny saith prettily, when he enquired the reason, why the word of the Lie, should be such...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 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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BACON'S ESSAYS WITH ANNOTATIONS

RICHARD WHATELY - 1868
...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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The American Popular Speaker: Designed for the Use of Schools, Lyceums ...

Josiah Rhinehart Sypher - Elocution - 1870 - 384 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 Institutes of English Grammar: Methodically Arranged; with Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1870 - 343 pages
...pilgrimage through the world. — Dickens. 5. Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, frhy the word of the lie should be such a disgrace and...charge. Saith he, " If it be well weighed, to say that a nan lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men." — Bacon....
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... Select Notes on the International Sunday School Lessons ...

International Sunday School Lessons - 1870
...gold or silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it cmbaseth it. There is no / vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious ; Montaigne saith prettily, 'l when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1872 - 343 pages
...daily pilgrimage through the world. — Dickens. 5. Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired tho reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such au odious charge. Saith he, " If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as...
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Oxford and Cambridge: Their Colleges, Memories, and Associations

Frederick Arnold - Cambridge (England) - 1873 - 400 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...be 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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Charing cross, a monthly magazine of general literature. New ser ..., Volume 1

W J Morgan - 1874
...quote some weighty words of Lord Bacon on this point : "There is novice," he says (Essay 1st), "that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false...prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge, saith he, ' If it be well weighed, to say...
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