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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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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

Jakob Olaus Løkke - 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...well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to say . that he is brave tmuards God, and a coward towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 1

James Comper Gray - 1876
...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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...with the merchant, but for the lie's sake. LORD BACON : Essay /., Of Tnt/ft. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false...: and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquireth the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge,...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 3

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...goings of the serpent, which goeth basely upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There ia no vice that my battledore in my hand, and fell a-beating the coffin, and calling papa ; for, I know not how, I prettily4 when he inquired the reason why tho word of the lie should be such a disgrace and such un...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 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 Montaigne1 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 intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...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 ; 70 and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should...
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Maxims of the Wise and Good

Maxims - 1876 - 304 pages
...be 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. All a man can get by lying and dissembling is that he shall not be believed when he speaks the truth....
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and religious works

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1877
...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...charge ? Saith he, If it be well weighed, to say that a ',. wan lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards Crod and a coward towards men.* For a...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 524 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 Montagne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lye should be such a disgrace,...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - American essays - 1921 - 373 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. * The poet, Lucretius, a Roman poet, of the "sect" of the Epicureans. And therefore Montaigne saith...
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