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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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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 - 1829 - 407 páginas
...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 - 1832 - 324 páginas
...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 Opie - 1832 - 224 páginas
...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 - 1834 - 264 páginas
...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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Instructive and Entertaining Lessons for Youth: With Rules for Reading with ...

Noah Webster - 1835 - 252 páginas
...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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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 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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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of England and ..., Volumen1

1836
...a very shortened acquaintance with the principles of Divine truth. " Truth (it has been well said) is always consistent with itself, and needs nothing to help it out :" and shall not this be pre-eminently claimed for the truth of God ? Every distortion of truth's features...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837
...trust and confidence in him, which is an unspeakable advantage in the business and affairs of life. ' 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. It is like building upon a false...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...virtue is preferable to the bare speculative knowledge of all arts and sciences together.— Boyle. 276. 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. — Tillotson. 977. Women should...
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