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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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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853 - 766 pages
...sule, solitude, desolation. " Little do men perceive what rolitude 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." — Bacon. Solvo, / loose ; as, solvent, solution, abiolution, resolute. " And thou too, whosoe'er...
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Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854 - 894 pages
...holy fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For the force of custom, both upon mind and body. Therefore...custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, The Latin adage meeteth with it a little ; " Magna civitas, magna solitudoj" because in a great town...
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On the lessons in proverbs, 5 lectures

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin.) - 1854 - 168 pages
...in some affecting words of Lord Bacon, who glosses and explains it exactly in this sense ; — " For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." but (as was indeed to be expected) still more often those of a later time, even those which the world...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch ...

Samuel Rogers - 1854 - 468 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." \ (4) By these means, when all nature wears a lowering countenance, I withdraw myself into the visionary...
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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 5

1854 - 394 pages
...did the the waving corn. He obeyeth the command " Cor ne edito ;" and agreeing with the sage, that " faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling symbol, where there is no love," strives to make the world better by making it merrier. This charming...
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New Church Essays on Science, Philosophy and Religion: Including Literature ...

1854 - 462 pages
...great, nothing precious, nothing high, nothing worthy of ardent desire, but that which is :,lasting. L CROWD is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. POETRY AND ANALOGY. BY RD, IN NC REP., VOL. I....
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Dorothy: A Tale

Margaret Agnes Paull - 1856 - 320 pages
...indifferent comfort. CHAPTER XX. 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. LORD BACON. MES. MOWBRAY was in a flutter of eager expectation until the day arrived for their journey...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856 - 562 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 : ' Magua civitas, magna solitudo,'5 — because in a great...
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The Essays Or Counsels Civil and Moral. With the Wisdom of the Ancients ...

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 412 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 Solitudof becaufe in a great Town Friends...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 7

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 876 pages
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