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" Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out; it is always near at hand, and sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware; whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack, and one... "
The Spectator - Page 136
by Joseph Addison - 1729
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Introductio Ad Prudentiam: Or, Directions, Counsels, and Cautions, Tending ...

Conduct of life - 1731 - 217 pages
...he faid at another. But Truth is always confiftent with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out j it is always near at Hand, and fits upon our Lips,,...ready to drop out before we are aware ; whereas a Lie is Jroublefome, and fets a Man's Invention upon the Rack, and one Trick needs a great many more...
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The Gentleman's Library: Containing Rules for Conduct in All Parts of Life ...

Gentleman - 1744 - 440 pages
...'Truth is always confident with itfelf, and needs nothing to help ir out ; it is aJways near at Hand, fits upon our Lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware : Whereas a Lye is troublefbme, and fets a Man's Invention on the Rack, and one Trick needs a great many more to make...
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A Collection of Select Aphorisms and Maxims: With Several Historical ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1748 - 322 pages
...without any intention to deceive. 1679. Truth is always confident with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and fits upon...lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware j whereas a lye is troublefome, and fets a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great...
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The works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson ...

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1748
...time what he faid at another : but truth is always confident with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and fits upon our lips, and is ready ready to drop out before we are aware ; whereas a lie is troublefome, and fets a man-s invention upon...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...the bufinefs and affairs of li:e. Truth is always confiftent with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and fits upon...is ready to drop out before we are aware; whereas a lie is troublefome, and let? a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great "H 3 many...
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The historical mirror; or, Biographical miscellany for the instruction and ...

Historical mirror - 1776
...the bufinefs and affairs of life. Truth is always confiftent with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out. It is always near at hand, and fits upon our...ready to drop out before we are aware ^ whereas a lie is trouHeand fets a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great many more to make...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...time what he faid at another ; but truth is always confiftent with itfelf, and needs nothing. to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and fits upon our lips ; whereas a lie is troublefome, and needs a great many more to make it good. ADD to all this, that...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...with ˇtfelf, and needs nothing to help it out; it is akv:iys near at hand, and lits upon our li(is, and is ready to drop out before we are aware; whereas a lye is truublefome, and lets a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great ma-.y more to mike...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

American literature - 1787 - 198 pages
...without any intention to deceive.. Truth is always confiftent with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out. It is always near at hand, and fits upon our...is ready to drop out before we are aware. Whereas a lie is troublefome, and fets a man's invention on the rack ; and one trick needs a great many more...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...time •what he faid-at another. But truth is always confident with itfclf, and needs nothing to help it out ; it is always near at hand, and fits upon our lip% and is ready to drop out before we are aware ; whereas a lie is troublefome, and one trick needs...
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