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" But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. "
Illustrations of Universal Progress: A Series of Discussions - Page 107
by Herbert Spencer - 1867 - 451 pages
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The parable of the pilgrim: written to a friend

Simon Patrick - History - 1667 - 527 pages
...alone, if that be not there. A crowd is not company j ( as a Wife man fayes ) and Faces are but aGaltery of Pictures; and Talk but a Tinkling Cymbal, where there is no love. Nay fo natural is this to us(and withall fo fweet) that I believe there is no man in the World who...
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Church. But little do men perceive what Solitude is, and how far it extendeth : for a Crowd is not Company, and Faces are but a Gallery of Pictures,...Talk but a Tinkling Cymbal , where there is no Love. TheLatine Adage meeteth with it a little, Magna Civitas, magnafolitiido; becaufeina great Town Friends...
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Solitude, Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1799 - 338 pages
...what SOLITUDE is, and how far it extendeth ! for a crowd is not company ; and faces are but gallery pictures ; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little : " Magna civhas, magna folitudo ; becaufe in a great town...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth ; for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures,...talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little ; " magna civitas, magna solitude ;" because in a great town...
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The Pleasures of Memory: With Other Poems

Samuel Rogers, Thomas Stothard - 1801 - 187 pages
...PHJSDRUS, 1. Hi. 9. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures,...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE d. P. 107, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows! By this means,...
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The pleasures of memory, with other poems

Samuel Rogers - Literary Criticism - 1801 - 187 pages
...These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and 123 faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NOTE d. P. 107, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows ! By this means,...
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The pleasures of memory, with other poems

Samuel Rogers - Literary Criticism - 1802 - 187 pages
...PHJEDRUS, 1. Hi. p. These indeed are all that a wise man would desire to assemble; " for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures,...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love." BACON'S Essays, xxvii. NoTEd. P. 103, 1. 11. From every point a ray of genius flows! By this means,...
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Aubrey: A Novel, Volume 2

Robert Charles Dallas - English fiction - 1804
...determined to make them completely acquainted with the man who afks their love. ' A crowd is not company, faces * are but a gallery of pictures, and talk * but a tinkling cymbal where there is. ' not love,' faid one well acquainted with nature : c you may take farza to c open the liver, fteel...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...person. IBID. BUT little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth, for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures,...talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little, Magna ctvitat, magna solitude ; because, in a great town,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...the church. But little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth; for a crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal where there is uo love. The Latin adage meeteth with it a little; " magna civitas, magna solitudo;" because in a great...
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