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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 194
by James Comper Gray - 1878
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Francis Bacon: The Temper of a Man

Catherine Drinker Bowen - 1993 - 245 pages
...instigation he wrote further Of Friendship. "No receipt openeth the heart but a true friend. . . . For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." He wrote Of Vain Glory, Of Anger, Of Building. He wrote Of Masques and Triumphs. "Let the songs be...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...great beautifier. LOUISA MAY ALCOTT, (1832-1888) US author. Little Women, pt. 2, ch. 1 (1869). 2 For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. FRANCIS BACON, (1561-1626) British philosopher, essayist, statesman, fssays, "Of Friendship" (1597-1...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...he shall see Fortune: for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. 713 Essays 'Of Friendship' yone yo 714 Essays 'Of Friendship' It redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in halves. 715 Essays 'Of Gardens'...
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A Theory of Urbanity: The Economic and Civic Culture of Cities

Anton C. Zijderveld - 1998 - 197 pages
...essay on friendship: But little doe Men perceive, what Solitude is, and how farre it extendeth. For a Crowd is not Company; And Faces are but a Gallery of Pictures; And Talke but a Tinckling Cymball, where there is no Love. The Latin Adage meeteth it a little; Magna Civitas,...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - 2000 - 339 pages
...Fathers of the Church. But little doe Men perceive, what Solitude is, and how farre it extendeth. For a Crowd is not Company; And Faces are but a Gallery of Pictures; And Talke but a Tinckling Cymball, where there is no Love. The Latine Adage meeteth with it a little; Magna...
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A New English Industani Dictionary (Romanized)

S. W. Fallon - 2000 - 690 pages
...Bath; sohbat; ham-iâhï; rifaqat. Bad company Bun sohhat. He is good company. Woh achchhä säth hal. A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures where there is no love. Bacon. Bhlrse kuchh tabliä nahin banti, aur bina prit admíyon Tee muh/i mitti...
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Victorian Women's Magazines: An Anthology

Margaret Beetham, Kay Boardman - 2001 - 230 pages
...thee wish it done." (3) "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." (4) "I've heard of hearts unkind, kind deeds With coldness still returning, Alas! the gratitude of...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 868 pages
...which make any deviations from them more striking, as in this litrle sequence from 'Of Friendship': For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love, (below, p. 391) These and other literary resources, adapted so often and so effectively to context...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 pages
...Francis Bacon Humanity "Cannot the heart in the midst of crowds feel frightfully alone?" Charles Lamb "A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures." — Sir Francis Bacon "I live in the crowd of jollity, not so much to enjoy company as to shun myself."...
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Aristotle and the Philosophy of Friendship

Lorraine Smith Pangle - 2002 - 255 pages
...faithfulness after death. But Bacon indicates a still deeper respect in which friendship is beneficial: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal," he says, "where there is no love."33 Friendship is beneficial because no one who is truly human wishes...
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