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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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Oxford, a poem. (Poetical works of R. Montgomery).

Robert Montgomery - 1835 - 206 pages
...putas fidas pectus amicitiae ? — * » * • Jam bene si coenem noster amicus erit!— MARTIAL. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...but a tinkling: cymbal, where there is no love.— BACON'S Essays, 27th. Et3 But should'st thou waver, when the awful hour Of pleasure tempteth with a...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - 1836 - 528 pages
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montombery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

1836 - 444 pages
...— Гн F.IIJÍ rs. 1. iii,9. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble ; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tiiikling cymbal, where there is no love," Note 4, page 21, col. 1. From every point a ray оГ genius...
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Glenlonely, or, The demon fiend [by W.M. De Merle].

William Henry De Merle - 1837 - 976 pages
...with that intent, than giving the word of command in the dav of battle. CHAP. XII. THE WATER-DKINKERS. A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. — BACON. WITHOUT any exception, Saltenham is the most amusing place in the world, for those who find...
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Thoughts of the times; or, Men and things

Thomas Browne Browne - 1838 - 274 pages
...subject as Cicero, Montaigne, and Browne, evidently had the same feelings. How touchingly does he say! " A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love." We can hardly believe that he is not speaking here of our own times. The real, though uncomfortable truth...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay ...

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 896 pages
...holy 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...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 31

468 pages
...bitterness, and tears! How often do men question thus, with the poet — Truly has Bacon observed, that " a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." Madame de Stael has remarked upon the words no more, that both in sound and sense they are more descriptive...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
...friends." — PH.EDRUS, iii. 9. These indeed are all that a wisa man can desire to assemble ; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." Page 21, col. 1, line 37. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By these means, when all nature...
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Glenlonely; Or, The Daemon Friend, Volume 2

William Henry De Merle - 1839 - 332 pages
...with that intent, than giving the word of command in the dav of battle. CHAP. XII. THE WATER-DRINKERS. A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. — BACON. WITHOUT any exception, Saltenham is the most amusing place in the world, for those who find...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840 - 436 pages
...Bacon's Essays. Friendship.) 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 says, " a great city is a great solitude," because in a great town friends are scattered,...
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