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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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Glenlonely, or, The demon fiend [by W.M. De Merle].

William Henry De Merle - 1837
...with that intent, than giving the word of command in the dav of battle. CHAP. XII. THE WATER-DKINKERS. A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. — BACON. WITHOUT any exception, Saltenham is the most amusing place in the world, for those who find...
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Thoughts of the times; or, Men and things

Thomas Browne Browne - 1838 - 255 pages
...subject as Cicero, Montaigne, and Browne, evidently had the same feelings. How touchingly does he say! " A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love." We can hardly believe that he is not speaking here of our own times. The real, though uncomfortable truth...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 896 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 ;" because in a great' town...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 31

...bitterness, and tears! How often do men question thus, with the poet — Truly has Bacon observed, that " a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." Madame de Stael has remarked upon the words no more, that both in sound and sense they are more descriptive...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1839 - 48 pages
...friends." — PH.EDRUS, iii. 9. These indeed are all that a wisa 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." Page 21, col. 1, line 37. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By these means, when all nature...
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Glenlonely; Or, The Daemon Friend, Volume 2

William Henry De Merle - 1839 - 332 pages
...with that intent, than giving the word of command in the dav of battle. CHAP. XII. THE WATER-DRINKERS. A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. — BACON. WITHOUT any exception, Saltenham is the most amusing place in the world, for those who find...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...Bacon's Essays. Friendship.) 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 says, " a great city is a great solitude," because in a great town friends are scattered,...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...fathers of the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and huw 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 ; " i because in a great...
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De Clifford; or, The constant man, by the author of 'Tremaine'.

Robert Plumer Ward - 1841
...Magna civitas, magna solitudo ,-' and certainly incline to that of Bacon, ' Crowds are not company ; faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.' " It was because I had had too much of this gallery, and tinkling cymbal, without the love, that I...
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De Clifford: Or, The Constant Man, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1841
...Magna civitas, magna solitudo ;' and certainly incline to that of Bacon, " Crowds are not company ; faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." " It was because I had had too much of this gallery, and tinkling cymbal, without the love, that I...
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