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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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Building a Life of Value: Timeless Wisdom to Inspire and Empower Us

Jason A. Merchey - 2005 - 289 pages
...through tears. — MARGARET ATWOOD 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. — FRANCIS BACON When you only have two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...thoughts. ~ Philip Sidney, 1554-1586 ~ Little do men perceive what solitude is; and how far it extends. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love . . . Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god. ~ Francis Bacon, 1561-1626...
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The Imperfect Friend: Emotion and Rhetoric in Sidney, Milton, and Their Contexts

Wendy Olmsted - 2008 - 293 pages
...quote Bacon more fully, 'little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For ... faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, without love ... It is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends; without which the world...
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