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" ... no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs, joys, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession. "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 126
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...steel0 to open the spleen,0 flower of sulphur0 for the lungs, castoreum0 for the brain; but no receipt0 openeth the heart, but a true friend; to whom you...whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil0 shrift0 or confession. It is a strange thing to observe how high a rate0 great kings and monarchs...
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The Waning of the Renaissance, 1550-1640

William James Bouwsma - History - 2002 - 304 pages
...preferred . . . before affinity or consanguinity." Bacon wrote that nothing could give such relief as "a true friend, to whom you may impart griefs, joys,...oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession." Montaigne found in friendship "a general and universal warmth, moderate and even, [and] a constant...
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Sodomy in Early Modern Europe

Tom Betteridge - History - 2002 - 173 pages
...to his dedicatee, and perhaps to justify Buckingham's continued habitation of the role of favourite: It is a Strange Thing to observe, how high a rate,...Monarchs, do set upon this Fruit of Friendship, whereof we speake: So great, as they purchase it, many time, at the hazard of their ownc Safety and Greatnesse....
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The Selected Papers of Jane Addams: vol. 1: Preparing to Lead, 1860-81

Mary Lynn Bryan, Barbara Bair, Maree de Angury, Jane Addams - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 704 pages
...of the heart," opening with "'griefs, joyes, fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels and whatsoever lyeth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift of confession.1 The second fruit is that making of daylight in the understanding out of the darkness...
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Buddhism and Friendship

Subhamati - Religion - 2004 - 215 pages
...the most dangerous in the body; and it is not much otherwise in the mind. . . . No receipt [medicine] openeth the heart, but a true friend, to whom you...oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession* Bacon also knew that intimacy is not just an emotional but also an intellectual necessity, not so much...
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A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Volume I (Part Two -- Exorcism ...

James Hastings - Religion - 2004 - 392 pages
...limits constrains men to seek this expansion among others. The soul delights in self-revelation. ' But no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend : To whom you may impart, Griefes, Joyes, Fears, Hopes, Suspicions, Counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the Heart ' (Bacon)....
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Iolaus: An Anthology of Friendship

Edward Carpenter - Social Science - 2005 - 248 pages
...the liver, steel to open the spleen, lower of sulphur for the lungs, castoreum for the brain ; but no receipt openeth the heart but a true friend, to...fears, hopes, suspicions, counsels, and whatsoever Heth upon the heart to oppress it, in a kind of civil shrift or confession, . . . "Certainly if a man...
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Friendship: An Expose

Joseph Epstein - Family & Relationships - 2007 - 288 pages
...Friendship," thought confession one of the highest functions of friendship: Bacon wrote of the great value of a true friend "to whom you may impart griefs, joys,...counsels, and whatsoever lieth upon the heart to oppress, in a kind of civil shrift or confession." All this is distinctly not my idea of a good time. If I strongly...
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