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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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 594 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 solitude,' — [' Great city, great...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 600 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,' — [' Great city, great...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851 - 224 pages
...fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth; fora 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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 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...pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no loce. — Bacon's Essays. To ait on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral, and Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 420 pages
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 394 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 ; becaufe in a great Town,...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 522 pages
...with friends."— PH^DEUS, 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." P. 97, 1. 28. From every point a ray of genitu flows! By these means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852 - 340 pages
...friends." These, indeed, are all that a wise man would desire to assemble ; for a crowd is not company, faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love. It is related of Pythagoras, an eminent philosopher of antiquity, that before he would admit any one...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 580 pages
...men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces ire but a gallery of pictures, and 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 essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853 - 172 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 solitude; because in a great town friends...
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