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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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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 578 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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Proverbs and Their Lessons: Being the Substance of Lectures Delivered to ...

Richard Chenevix Trench - 1857 - 155 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." that perceived in them by most, or that which lay nearest to them at their first generation, is one...
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The North British review

1857 - 580 pages
...Essay on Friendship : — " 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...
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Dorothy: A Tale

Margaret Agnes Paull - 1857 - 332 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. LOBD BACON. MBS. MOWBBAT was in a flutter of eager expectation until the day arrived for their journey...
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The North British Review, Volumes 26-27

1857 - 654 pages
...Essay on Friendship : — " 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 buta tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little : " Magna civitas,...
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Essays--scientific, Political and Speculative

Herbert Spencer - 1858 - 435 pages
...genuine utterance of fellow-feeling outweighs the whole of it ? Mark the words of Bacon : — " For a crowd is not company, and faces are but -a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." If this be true, then it is only after acquaintance has grown into intimacy, and intimacy has ripened...
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Essays--scientific, Political and Speculative

Herbert Spencer - 1858 - 435 pages
...a genuine utterance of fellow-feeling outweighs the whole of it ? Mark the words of Bacon :—" For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." If this be true, then it is only after acquaintance has grown into intimacy, and intimacy has ripened...
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Life of Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck ...

Mary Anne Galton Schimmelpenninck - 1858 - 298 pages
...CHAP. IX. 1837—1846. " Affliction has a taste as sweet As any cordial comfort." SHAKESPEARE. " For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is not love." BACON. THE last day of 1837 was a Sunday. Mrs. SchimmelPenninck had just returned from the...
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The parable of the pilgrim ; Advice to a friend ; A treatise of repentance ...

Simon Patrick - 1858 - 784 pages
...no love ; for still he is alone, if that be not there. A crowd is not company (as a wise man says) ; and faces are but a gallery of pictures ; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. Nay, so natural is this to us (and withal so sweet), that I believe there is no man in the world who,...
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Seventeenth-century English Prose

David Novarr - 1967 - 582 pages
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