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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 temple, sacred poems and private ejaculations, with A priest to the ...

George Herbert - 1865
...both : Cowards tell lies, and those tha/t 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. Ely idleness, which yet thou canst not fly By dressing, mistressing, and complement. If those take...
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Day by Day: or, Counsels to Christians on the details of every-day life ...

George Everard - 1865 - 303 pages
...to God, Thy mouth to it, thy actions to them both. Cowards tell lies, and those that fear the rod. Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie. A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby. GEORGE HERBERT. Guard against unchaste allusions. There is many a remark that suggests evil, if it...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 pages
...Elinr. A verse may find him who a sermon flies, And turn delight into a sacrifice. The Church Parch. Dare to be true, nothing can need a lie ; A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.* Ibid. The worst speak something good ; if all want sense, God takes a text, and preacheth Pa-ti-ence....
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The Pilgrim in the Missions; Or, Gospel-husbandry ...

Henry SMITH (of King's College, London.) - 1866 - 227 pages
...to God, Thy mouth to it, thy actions to them both ; Cowards tell lies, and those that fear the rod. Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby. — G. Herbert. I was discussing the subject (of lying) with a very respectable Brahmin, who defended...
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The Fables of Æsop

1866 - 264 pages
...believed. His false tongue entails on him the loss of the respect and confidence of his neighbours. Dave to be true: nothing can need a lie; A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby. FABLE LX. THE FOX AND THE GOAT. A Fox, having tumbled into a well, had been contriving for a long while,...
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The Church Porch, :... [being the Introduction to the Poem Entitled “The ...

George Herbert - 1867
...upon Cowards tell lies,34 and those that fear the rod; The stormy working soul spits lies and froth.35 Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault,...idleness, which yet thou canst not fly™ By dressing, mistressing,37 and complement. If those take up thy day, the sun will cry Against thee ; for his light...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 pages
...perilous to youth Than storms or quicksands, poverty or chains. R. More, Belska:zar, I. LYING— we Lies. Dare to be true, nothing can need a lie ; A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby. G. Herbert, The Church Pore*. And he that does one fault at first, And lies to hide it, makes it two....
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The Family treasury of Sunday reading, ed. by A. Cameron (W. Arnot ...

rev Andrew Cameron - 1867
...in all circumstances and at all hazards adheres scrupulously and sternly to the truth of things. 1 ' Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault which needs It most, grows two thereby." What a base, miserable being is a liar! what anxieties and subterfuges to escape detection ! what new...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood. SHENSTONE. DAEE to be true. Nothing can need a lie : A fault, which needs it most grows two thereby. GEORGE HERBERT. AND the parson made it his text that week, and he said likewise, That a lie which is...
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The first (-third, fifth, sixth) reading book, by T. Crampton and ..., Volume 5

Thomas Crampton - 1868
...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. Do all things like a man, not sneakingly : Think the king sees thee still; for his King does. Simpering...
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