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" In a word, whatsoever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is soon over ; but the inconvenience of it is perpetual, because it brings a man under an everlasting jealousy and suspicion, so that he is not believed when he... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ... - Page 283
by Spectator The - 1853
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The Spectator: no. 81-169; June 2, 1711-Sept. 13, 1711

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...tojbe in falsehood and dissimulation, it is soon^qver; but the in^nKemULC£.jQllijfiIjpfi^^5il)"ecause it brings a man under an everlasting jealousy and...then serve his turn, neither truth nor falsehood.' R. Na 104. Friday^ yune 29, 1711 [STEELE. - Quails equos Threissa fatigat Harpalyce - — VIRG., ^En....
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The Spectator, Volume 2

George Gregory Smith - 1898
...but the Inconvenx ience of it is perpetual, because it brings a Man under an everlasting Jealousie and Suspicion, so that he is not believed when he...trusted when perhaps he means honestly; When a Man has once forfeited the Reputation of his Integrity, he is set fast, and nothing will then serve his...
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Studies in English and American Literature

Goodloe Harper Bell - 1900 - 599 pages
...journey 's end than byways, in which men often lose themselves. In a word, whatsoever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is...is not believed when he speaks truth, nor trusted perhaps when he means honestly. When a man has once forfeited the reputation of his integrity, he is...
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature

Robert Chambers - 1902
...journey's end than byways, in which men often lose themselves. In a word, whatsoever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is...is not believed when he speaks truth, nor trusted perhaps when he means honestly. When a man has once forfeited the reputation of his integrity, he is...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1902
...journey's end than byways, in which men often lose themselves. In a word, whatsoever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is...is not believed when he speaks truth, nor trusted perhaps when he means honestly. When a man has once forfeited the reputation of his integrity, he is...
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The Principles of Jesus Applied to Some Questions of Today

Robert Elliott Speer - 1902 - 280 pages
...and dissimulation, it is soon over ; but the inconvenience thereof is perpetual, because it bringeth a man under an everlasting jealousy and suspicion,...trusted when perhaps he means honestly. When a man has once forfeited the reputation of his integrity, he is set fast, and nothing will then serve his...
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Sir Roger de Coverley and the Spectator's Club

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1908 - 192 pages
...must naturally tend to the disappointment of him that practises it. " Whatsoever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is...then serve his turn, neither truth nor falsehood." WILL HONEYCOMB'S PEDANTRY — Id arbitror Adprimi in vita esse uliie, NE QUID NIMIS. TEE., Andr., Act...
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The Speaker, Volume 4

1910 - 534 pages
...folly. "Whatsoever convenience may be thought to lie in falsehood and dissimulation," said Tillotson, "it is soon over, but the inconvenience of it is perpetual...suspicion so that he is not believed when he speaks the truth nor trusted when perhaps he means honestly." To lie is not to gain but to lose influence....
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Dublin examination papers

Dublin city, univ - 1865
...journey's end than bye-ways, in which men often lose themselves. In a word, whatsoever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is...is not believed when he speaks truth, nor trusted perhaps when he means honestly. When a man has once forfeited tho reputation of his integrity, he is...
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The Speaker: A Quarterly Magazine of Successful Readings, Volume 4

1925
...folly. "Whatsoever convenience may be thought to lie in falsehood and dissimulation," said Tillotson, "it is soon over, but the inconvenience of it is perpetual...suspicion so that he is not believed when he speaks the truth nor trusted when perhaps he means honestly." To lie is not to gain but to lose influence....
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