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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 Cottager's monthly visitor - Página 447
1827
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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Opie - 1825
...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...whereas a LIE is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack; and one break wants a great many more to make it good. It is like building on a false...
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An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin ...

Richard Harrison Black - 1825 - 332 páginas
...p. 36,) I stand with something else. — Consistent, signifies the fitness to be placed together. " Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out." Tillotson. Con-sale, consolor, and solace, solatium, are evidently from the same source, (see SoLUM,...
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Prose

1826
...always confiftent with itfelf, and needs nothing to help it out. It is always near at hand, and fits upon our lips, and is ready to drop out before we are aware : whereas a lye is troublefome, and fets a man's invention upon the rack ; and one trick needs a great many mf¡re...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - 1826 - 688 páginas
...elevated and dignified character of a clergyman to engage in the ordinary pursuits of other men ; ' Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out.' TILLOTSON. INCONSISTENT, INCONGRUOUS, INCOHERENT. Inconsistent, from sisto to place, marks the unfitness...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - 1827 - 188 páginas
...could be delivered as a precept only by. him who lived and died to establish it by his example. Slnon. Truth is always consistent with itself, and needs...great many more of the same kind to make it good. — Ibid. Most of the miseries of life undoubtedly result from our straying from the path which leads...
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The Father and Daughter: A Tale

Amelia Alderson Opie - 1827 - 96 páginas
...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...whereas, a LIE is troublesome, and sets a man's invention upon the rack; and one break wants a great many more to make it good. It is like building on a false...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 346 páginas
...heirs, ns certainly as he can his lands, a noble descent would then indeed be a very valuable privilege. 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. The pleasure, which affects...
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Illustrations of Lying, in All Its Branches

Amelia Opie - 1827 - 283 páginas
...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 Opie - 1828 - 283 páginas
...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 - 1828 - 251 páginas
...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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