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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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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840 - 246 pages
...fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and huw 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 solitude ; " i because in a great...
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De Clifford; or, The constant man, by the author of 'Tremaine'.

Robert Plumer Ward - 1841 - 732 pages
...Magna civitas, magna solitudo ,-' and certainly incline to that of Bacon, ' Crowds are not company ; faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.' " It was because I had had too much of this gallery, and tinkling cymbal, without the love, that I...
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De Clifford: Or, The Constant Man, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1841 - 298 pages
...Magna civitas, magna solitudo ;' and certainly incline to that of Bacon, " Crowds are not company ; faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." " It was because I had had too much of this gallery, and tinkling cymbal, without the love, that I...
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The treasury of wit and anecdote

The treasury of wit and anecdote - 1842 - 336 pages
...heart, when time has furrowed i 2 the cheek, and sprinkled the sorrows of age upon the honoured head. A CROWD is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, where there is no love. WOMEN. NINON DE L'ENCLOS said she returned thanks to God every night for the...
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The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 516 pages
...friends." — PII.CUHUS, 1. ill, 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...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." Note 4, page 21, col. 1. From every point a ray of geniax flows ! By this means, when all nature wears...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 352 pages
...friends." — PHJEDRUS, iii. 9. These indeed are all that a wise man can desire to assemble ; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, wjiere there is no love." P. 141, 1. 24. From every point a ray of genius flaws! By these means, when...
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Annual Report of the Inspectors, Volume 14

State Penitentiary for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania - 1843 - 550 pages
...in crime is to be severely punished, what benefits then can they derive from working together, "for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures." But should they even allow the prisoners under the associate system to correspond or mingle indiscriminately...
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The Living Age, Volume 245

1905
...Bacon's death— Thomas Farnuby produced unThere is a peace or unity Grounded upon implicit ignorance. Faces are but a gallery of pictures. And talk but a tinkling cymbal where other poem by Bacon— and accepted by Tnerp js no ]oye Spedding as Bacon's work— an expauI have,...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1845 - 340 pages
...friends." — PH.EDRUS, iii. 9. These indeed are all that a wise 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 68, line 2. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By these means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 778 pages
...separated from the context : — ' 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 I, It is a strange thing to observe how high a rate great kings and monarchs do set upon this fruit...
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