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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 New monthly belle assemblée - Page 90
1850
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Illustrations of Lying: In All Its Branches

Amelia Alderson Opie - Truthfulness and falsehood - 1827 - 276 pages
...extract, from which I give the following quotation, but I refer my readers to No. 352 of the Spectator. " Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...and sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out, be'bre we are aware : whereas a LIE is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack ; and...
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Illustrations of Lying, in All Its Branches

Amelia Alderson Opie - English fiction - 1828 - 285 pages
...extract, from which I give the following; quotation, but I refer my readers to No. 352 of the Spectator. " Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...always near at hand, and sits upon our lips, and is read}' to drop out, before we are aware : whereas a LIE is troublesome, and sets a man's invention...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...good memory, lest he contradict at one time what he said at another; but truth is always consistent, and needs nothing to help it out: it is always near at hand, and sits upon our lips; whereas a lie is troublesome, and needs a great many more to make it good. In a word, whatsoever convenience...
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Ethics for youth, by a member of the Church of England

Ethics - 1828
...sensible how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one. Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out. It is always at hand, and sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware. Truth is the basis of...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...he contradict at one time, what he said at another. But truth is always consistent with it.'.'i-lf, and needs nothing to help it out; it is always near...we are aware ; whereas, a lie is troublesome, and OHC trick needs a great many more to make it good. Add to all this, that sincerity is the most compendious...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...trust and confidence in him, which is an unspeakable advantage in the business and affairs of life. 6. Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack, and one trick needs a great many more to make it good. 7. It is like building upon a...
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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Alderson Opie - History - 1827 - 283 pages
...following quotation, but I refer my readers to No. 352 of the Spectator. " Truth is always consistent widi itself, and needs nothing to help it out : it is always near at band., and sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop oat, before we are aware : whereas a LIE is troublesome,...
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The Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - Conduct of life - 1834 - 264 pages
...Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it. It is always near at hand; it sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware. Whereas a lie is troublesome, and nets a man's invention upon a rack : and one trick needs a great many more to make it good. Abp. Tillo'son....
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The rule of life: or a collection of select moral sentences ...

Watson Adams - Conduct of life - 1834 - 264 pages
...of integrity, who hears without any design to betray, and speaks without any intention to deceive. ^ Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it. It is always near at hand ; it sits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware. Whereas...
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Instructive and Entertaining Lessons for Youth: With Rules for Reading with ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1835 - 252 pages
...able to plan schemes and regulate measures, but have not time remaining to bring them to completion. Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...It is always near at hand, and sits upon our lips : whereas a lie is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack ; and one trick needs a great...
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