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" But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. "
The biblical museum. Old Testament - Page 196
by James Comper Gray - 1878
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Great Solo Town

Thomas Babe - 1981 - 60 pages
...5117-Birds For Mimi, Merve, Mary Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk is a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little: Magna civitas,...
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Seventeenth-century Prose and Poetry

Alexander Maclaren Witherspoon, Frank J. Warnke - 1982 - 1124 pages
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The Essays

Francis Bacon - 1985 - 292 pages
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Night Light: A Book of Nighttime Meditations

Amy Dean - 2010 - 404 pages
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Secretaries of the Moon: The Letters of Wallace Stevens & José Rodríguez Feo

Wallace Stevens, Jos e Rodr iguez Feo, Rodríguez Feo, José - 1986 - 230 pages
...4. The essay by Bacon to which Jose refers is "On Friendship." He was remembering this passage: "For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little, Magna civitas, magna solitudo; because in a great town friends...
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Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotable Definitions

Eugene E. Brussell - 1988 - 698 pages
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Einsamkeit bei Shakespeare und in der Renaissance-Tradition

Elke Schartmann - 1990 - 266 pages
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Other Selves: Philosophers on Friendship

Michael Pakaluk - 1991 - 292 pages
...fathers of the church. But little do men perceive, what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little; magna civitas, magna solitudo; because in a great town, friends...
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For a Special Friend

Ariel Books - 1992 - 100 pages
...them. —Oliver Wendell Holmes Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. — Francis Bacon The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow...
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