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" Truth may, perhaps, come to the price of a pearl, that showeth best by day; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle, that showeth best in varied lights. "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 100
1848
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...But, I cannot tell ; this same Truth is a naked and open day. lighr, that doth not shew the Masques, and Mummeries, and Triumphs, of the world, half so stately, and daintily, as candle-lights. Doth any man doubt, that, if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807 - 566 pages
...Bur, I cannot tell ; this same Truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the Masques, and Mummeries, and Triumphs, of the world, half so stately, and daintily, as candle-lights. Doth any man doubt, that, if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...sake. But I cannot tell: this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that showeth best by day; but it will not rise to the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is a naked and open daylight, that doth not shew the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candlelights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that sheweth best by day ; but it will not rise to...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...the lye's sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that sheweth best by day : but it will not rise to...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819
...the lye's sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as randle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that sheweth best by day : but it will...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...sake. But I cannot tell: this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candlelights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that sheweth best by day; but it will not rise to the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that sheweth best by day, but it will not rise to the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that sheweth best by day, but it will not rise to the...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
...the lie's sake. But I cannot tell : this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not shew the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that sheweth best by day : but it will not rise to...
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