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" ... of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth 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... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay - Page 261
by Francis Bacon - 1838
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...clear and round dealing is the Honour of man's nature : and that, mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold, and silver, which may make the metal...courses are the goings of the Serpent ; which goeth Lastl» upon the belly, and not upon the feet." The contemptible Frivolity of the times cannot suffer,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...the serpent; which goeth basely upon the belly, and uot upon the feet. There is no vice that doth so cover a man with shame as to be found false and perfidious:...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...earth to have a man's mind move in charity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth. The pass from theological and philosophical truth to the...as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saitli prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...and philosophical Truth, to the Truth of civil business, it will be acknowledged, even by those who practise it not, that clear and round dealing is the...and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth B 2 so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne saith prettily,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...and philosophical Truth, to the Truth of civil business, it will be acknowledged, even by those who practise it not, that clear and round dealing is the...and not upon the feet. There is no vice that doth B2 ; OF DEATH. so cover a nian with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montaigne...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...practise it not, that clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of falshood is like allay in coin of gold and silver ; which may...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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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...as to be found false and perfidious : and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...it not, that clear and nun ul dealing is the honour of man's nature ; and that mixture of falshood is like allay in coin of gold and silver ; which may...upon the belly, and not upon the feet. There is no yice that doth so cover a man with shame, as to be found false and perfidious. And therefore Montagne...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...as to be found false and perfidious: and therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...clear and round dealing is the honour of man's nature, and that mixture of falsehood is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal...as to be found false and perfidious: and therefore Montaign&saith prettily, when he inquired the reason why the word of the lie should be such a disgrace,...
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