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" Lie not ; but let thy heart be true to God, Thy mouth to it, thy actions to them both : Cowards tell lies, and those that fear the rod ; The stormy working soul spits lies and froth. Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault, which needs it most,... "
The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review - Page 303
1822
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The Poetical Works of George Herbert: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ...

George Herbert - 1853 - 328 pages
...both : Cowards tell lies, and those that fear the rod ; The stormy working soul spits lies and froth. Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault,...idleness, which yet thou canst not fly By dressing, mistrcssing, and complement. If those take up thy day, the Sun will cry Against thee ; for his light...
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The Works of the Rev. George Herbert: With Remarks on His Writings, and a ...

George Herbert, William Jerdan - 1853 - 392 pages
...both : Cowards tell lies, and thofe that fear the rod ; The ftormy working foul fpits lies and froth. Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby.. Fly idlenefs, which yet thou canft not fly By drefling, miftrefling, and complement. If thofe take up thy...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 42

1853
...both. Cowards tell lies, and those who fear the rod ; The stormy working soul spits lies and froth. Dare to be true ; nothing can need a lie : A fault which needs it most grows two thereby.' Extravagance, the fruitful mother of debt, penury, and want, which has desolated as many homes, withered...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 42

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1853
...both. Cowards tell lies, and those who fear the rod ; The stormy working soul spits lies and froth. Dare to be true; nothing can need a lie: A fault which needs it most grows two thereby.' Extravagance, the fruitful mother of debt, penury, and want, which has desolated as many homes, withered...
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 pages
...both : Cowards tell lies, and those that fear the rod ; The stormy working soul spits lies and froth. Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault,...yet thou canst not fly By dressing, mistressing, and complement. If those take up thy day, the sun will cry Against thee ; for his light was only lent....
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Notes and Queries

1854
...an earlier source than George Herbert ? In the thirteenth stanza of The Church Porch we have — " Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A. fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby." Dr. Watts, in his Moral Songs for Children, has written : " But liars we can never trust, Though they...
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A cyclopædia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1854
...John, xvi. 13. It is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.— I. John, v. 6. DARE to be true; nothing can need a lie A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby. Herbert. Truth, in her pure simplicity, wants art To put a feigned blush on. John Ford. Defend the...
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Stories of school boys

Stories - 1854
...Cowards tell lies, and those that fear the rod ; The stormy working soul spits lies and froth. — Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby." " And now, my friend," said the visitor, turning to the master, " I have somewhat usurped your magisterial...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 31

1854
...the most profitable lie, the course of events presently lays a destructive tax. George Herbert says : ting to Mr. Nicholls, " that honesta res est Ĝa paupertas. But what says the patriarch of Ferney? Writing to Thieriot, he says : " Lying is a vice only when it...
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School Days Reviewed; Or, Stories of Schoolboys

American Sunday-School Union - 1854 - 171 pages
...both: Cowards tell lies, and those that fear the rod; The stormy working soul spits lies and froth. — Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby! " And now, my friend," said the visitor, turning to the master, " I have somewhat usurped your magisterial...
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