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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: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

1824
...must naturally tend to the. disappointment of him that practises it. ' Whatsoever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is...suspicion, so that he is not believed when he speaks the truth, nor trusted when perhaps he means honestly. When a man hath once forfeited the reputation...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - 1824 - 788 pages
...journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves. In a word, whatsoever convenience may be »hen he speaks truth, nor trusted perhaps when he means honestly. When a man has once forfeited the...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

1824 - 323 pages
...words : that he is not believed' when he sjSfaks truth, nor trusted when perhaps he means honesty ; when a man hath once forfeited the reputation of his...then serve his turn, neither truth nor falsehood. 27. And I have often thought, that God hath, in his great wisdom, hid from men of false and dishonest...
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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Opie - 1825
...journey than by-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 the reputation of his integrity, he...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 372 pages
...convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is soon over ; but the inconveflience of it is perpetual, because it brings a man under...suspicion, so that he is not believed when he speaks the truth, nor trusted when perhaps he means honestly. When a man hath once forfeited the reputation...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 346 pages
...journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves. In a word, whatever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is...hath once forfeited the reputation of his integrity, nothing will then serve his turn, neither truth nor falsehood. lie is in 'it, let him make use of truth...
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The Father and Daughter: A Tale

Amelia Alderson Opie - 1827 - 96 pages
...journey's end than by-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 the reputation of his integrity, he is...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...troublesome, and needs a great many more to make it good. In a word, whatsoever convenience may be thought to be in falsehood and dissimulation, it is...suspicion; so that he is not believed when he speaks the truth; nor trusted when, perhaps, he means honestly. When a man hath once forfeited the reputation...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...passed in review before one or other of these wealthy relicts. — Snectator. DCCCCXII. When a man has once forfeited the reputation of his integrity, he...then serve his turn, neither truth nor falsehood. — Tillutson. DCCCCXIII. There are peculiar ways in men, which discover what they are, through the...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...passed in review before one or other of these wealthy relicts. — Spectator. DCCCCXH. When a man has once forfeited the reputation of his integrity, he...then serve his turn, neither truth nor falsehood. — Tlllotson. Dccccxm. There are peculiar ways in men, which discover what they are, through the most...
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