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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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...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...pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no loce. — Bacon's Essays. To ait on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 349 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 ; becaufe in a great Town,...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 522 pages
...with friends."— PH^DEUS, 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." P. 97, 1. 28. From every point a ray of genitu flows! By these means, when all nature wears a lowering...
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Practical English composition

Richard Hiley - 1852
...friends." These, indeed, are all that a wise man would desire to assemble ; for a crowd is not company, faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love. It is related of Pythagoras, an eminent philosopher of antiquity, that before he would admit any one...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1852
...men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces ire but a gallery of pictures, and 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 essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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 solitude; because in a great town friends...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...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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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...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
...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

Samuel Rogers - 1854 - 460 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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