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" Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy, and indisposition,... "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 87
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as...number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 1

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as...number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, Battering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would,...number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ? One of the fathers, in great severity, called poesy,...
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De Vere: Or, The Man of Independence, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - 1827
...of men's minds, vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, and imaginations, as one would, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor...shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition?'* " This was my creed ; and I did not repent it, though my patron and kinsman told me I should never...
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Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen, Volume 5

Walter Savage Landor - 1829
...doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt that, if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as...and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves" One might well imagine, said he, unpleasing to themselves, if full of melancholy and indisposition. But...
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Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions: And on Other Subjects

Samuel Bailey - 1831 - 240 pages
...delusions, how flattering soever to the imagination, could afford, of men's minds vain opinions, nattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would,...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ?" — Essay on Truth. His lordship, however, although he thus strongly portrays the disagreeable effects...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 pages
...flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the miuds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy...the fathers, in great severity, called poesy " vinum daemonum," because it nlleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. But it is...
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Faust: A Dramatic Poem ...

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1833 - 279 pages
...false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like vinumDsemonum (as a Father calleth poetry) but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves ?" — (Lord Bacon, quoted in The Friend, vol. ip 9.) impaired by age, whilst the power of pourtraying...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 pages
...there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations and imaginations, it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken...melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves. So, take from the aged Mahometan the opinion which he has entertained through the whole of his life...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men's minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as...the fathers, in great severity, called poesy, vinum •litmonum ; because it filleth the imagination, and yet it is but with the shadow of a lie. But it...
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