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" WHAT is truth ?" said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief, affecting free-will in thinking as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of... "
THE COLLECTED WRITINGS OF THOMAS DE QUICEY NEW AND ENLARCED EDITION - Page 193
by DAVID MASSON - 1890
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Notes and comments on passages of Scripture

John Kentish - 1846
...question sufficiently declares the annotator's opinion of the spirit in which the inquiry was made. "' What is Truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." I doubt the correctness of this comment. That raillery and banter were now expressed by Pilate, we...
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Bacon: his writings and his philosphy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...know upon what authority. plete edition, the first is entitled ' Of Truth,' and is as follows : — 'What is Truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1893
...things." Yes, bat their principal stubbornness is most seen when any attempt is made to get them verified. "What is truth?" said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. He might in oar enlightened day have asked, " What is a fact ? " and have stayed long enough without...
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Pictures of Life

Elijah Ridings - 1850 - 168 pages
...discovered, and how much remained undiscovered. (32) " But jesting Pilate ask'd the question once." What is Truth? Said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Vide Bacon's Essays. (33) " A book of figures, or a studious course Of mathematical deductions." Mathematical...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...Lansilownc Collection, No. 205, fo. 217. • Harleian, vol. ii. p. 196. rv« г-г. ESSAYS. 3- I. OF T \VHAT true, "Cor no edito," — "eat * 1 will conclude thisjust frui Certainly Ihere be that delight in giddiness ; and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free:will...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...Grace by the hand. Your Grace's most obliged and faithful Servant, FR. ST. ALBAN. ESSAYS. I. OF TRUTH. 1. What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer1. Certainly there be* that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting5...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...the Hand. Your Grace's most obliged andfaithfull Servant, less. FB. ST. ALBAN. ESSAYS. I. OF TRUTH. WHAT is truth ? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer.i Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting...
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 16

Thomas De Quincey - 1854
...instances of the fear with which the Jewish rulers contemplated Christ. Why did they fear him at all ? Simply, as he was backed by the people : had it not been for their support, Christ was no more an object of terror to them than his herald, the Baptist. But what I here insist on is (which else...
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Theological Essays and Other Papers: On Christianity as an organ of ...

Thomas De Quincey - 1854
...instances of the fear with which the Jewish rulers contemplated Christ. Why did they fear him at all ? Simply, as he was backed by the people : had it not been for their support, Christ was no more an object of terror to them than his herald, the Baptist. But what I here insist on is (which else...
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Notes & Queries, Volume 9

William White - Questions and answers - 1854
...Dublin. " What is Truth?" — Bacon begins his "Essay of Truth" (which is dated 1625) with these words: " What is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly, there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting freewill...
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