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" IT had been hard for him that spake it to have put more truth and untruth together in few words than in that speech, " Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god... "
The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ... - Page 98
by Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - 638 pages
...the lawyers' cases. So every defect of the mind may have a special receipt. II.- OF FRIENDSHIP. i. It had been hard for him that spake it to have put...aversation towards society in any man hath somewhat of the sav- s age beast ; but it is most untrue that it should have any character at all of the divine nature,...
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Second steps to Greek prose composition. [With] Key

Blomfield Jackson - 1880
...coasts of Spain. JP MAHAFFY. II Solitude. It had been hard for him that spake it to put more truth antl untruth together in few words, than in that speech,...is most true that a natural and secret hatred and aversion towards society, in any man, hath somewhat of the savage beast ; but it is most untrue that...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - 1880
...of an elaborate * Life ' of the philosopher, Wilii a full collection of his * Letters.' Friendship. It had been hard for him that spake it, to have put,...that speech, ' Whosoever is delighted in solitude, ia either a wild beaet or a god ; ' for it is moat true, that a iiaturul and secret hatred and aversatioii...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1880 - 641 pages
...round the spot. 1 See Proverbs and Precepts, as Copy-Pieces for National Schools. XXVII. OF FRIENDSHIP. IT had been hard for him that spake it, to have put more truth and untruth together in a few words, than in that speech, ' Whosoever is delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a...
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1881
...employment : for, certainly, you were better cake for business a man somewhat absurd than over-formal XXVII IT had been hard for him that spake it, to have put...secret hatred and aversation towards society, in any 5 man, hath somewhat of the savage beast ; but it is most untrue, that it should have any character...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 536 pages
...certainly you were better take for business a man somewhat absurd, than over-formal. OF FRIENDSHIP. In this, or any other sphere, Secure to be as blest as thou canst aversion towards society, in any man, hath somewhat of the savage beast : but it is most untrue, that...
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Text-book of Prose from Burke, Webster, and Bacon: With Notes, and Sketches ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1881
...take for business a man somewhat absurd than over-formal. OF FRIENDSHIP. IT had been hard for him-that spake it to have put more truth and untruth together...delighted in solitude, is either a wild beast or a god ": 7 for it is most true, that a natural and secret hatred and aversation towards 8 society in any...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

1882 - 899 pages
...contemplations, do disable and hinder the mind more. ». BACON — Of the Juterpretaiion of Xature. Ch. XXVI. It is most true, that a natural and secret hatred...society, in any man, hath somewhat of the savage beast. L BACON— J^smiyn. Civil and Moral, (tf Friendship. Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

1882 - 899 pages
...he pass'd the days ; Prayer all his business — all his pleasure praise. q. PAHNELL — The Hermit. an the dark before. z. LONGFELLOW — Children. St. 4. О child! О r. PLATO — Protag, l. 337. Never less alone than when alone. s. RooEirn — Human Life. Line 759....
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The Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1882 - 504 pages
...you were better take for business a man somewhat absurd than over-formal. XXVII.— OF FRIENDSHIP. IT had been hard for him that spake it to have put morn truth and untruth together in few words than in that speech, " Whosoever is delighted in solitude,...
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