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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 Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1873 - 355 pages
...which lights grim Care and stern Reality in their daily pilgrimage through tho world. — Dickens. 5. Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason,...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 lictli, is as much to say, as...
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The Institutes of English Grammar, Methodically Arranged: With Forms of ...

Goold Brown - English language - 1873 - 355 pages
...daily pilgrimage through tho world. — Dickens. 5. Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired tho reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge. Saith ho, " If it bo well weighed, to say that a man licth, is as much to say, as that ho is bravo towards...
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The Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 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 ; and therefore Montaigne3 saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie* should be such a disgrace,...
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The Sabbath school magazine, ed. by W. Keddie, Volumes 25-26

Glasgow sabbath school union - 1873
...full knowledge of tme morality, I would send him to no other book but the New Testament. — Locke. If it 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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Masterpieces in English Literature, and Lessons in the English Language ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1874 - 437 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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 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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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...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 enquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such an odious charge. Saith...
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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
...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, 38 when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious...
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God in Human Thought: Or, Natural Theology Traced in Literature ..., Volume 2

Ezra Hall Gillett - Literature and morals - 1874
...serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet." J Indeed, " there is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious." In the " Essay on Adversity," which, compared with prosperity, is called " the greater benediction,...
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A dark secret, Volume 2

Eliza Rhyl Davies - 1875
...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 from...
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