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" An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. "
Deliciae Literariae: A New Volume of Table-talk - Pagina 168
door Joseph Robertson - 1840 - 273 pagina’s
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 1

Robert Shiells, Theophilus Cibber - 1753
...;'' which he chofe fhould have been thus rendered into Englifh : An Ambaflador is an honeft Man, fent to lie abroad for the good of his Country ; but the word lie, upon which the conceit turned, was not fo exprefled in Latin, as to admit a double meaning, or...
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Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1796 - 518 pagina’s
...Wotton could have been content fhould have been thus Engliftied : " An ambafiador is an honeft man, fent to lie abroad for the good of his country." But the...hinge upon which the conceit was to turn, was not fo exprefled in Latin, as would admit (in the hands of an enemy efpecially) fo fair a conftrudtion...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...Germany, when he went as Ambassador to Venice. These words, says his biographer, Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished...lie abroad for the good of his country: but the word mentiendum not admitting of a double meaning, like tie, (which at that time signified to sojourn, as...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pagina’s
...Germany, when he went as Ambassador to Venice. These words, says his biographer, Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished...lie abroad for the good of his country: but the word mentiendum not admitting of a double meaning, like lie, (which at that time signified to sojourn, as...
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The Lives of John Donne: Sir Henry Wolton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ..., Volume 1

Izaak Walton - 1805
...Wotton could have been content fhould have been thus Englifhed : " An ambaflkdor is an honeft man, fent to lie abroad " for the good of his country." But...hinge upon which the conceit was to turn) was not fo expreffed in Latin, as would admit (in the hands of an enemy efpecially) fo fair a conftruction...
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The Wonders of the Little World, Or, A General History of Man ..., Volume 2

Nathaniel Wanley - 1806
...feregre minus ad mtntiendum reipabltca causa : which Sir Henry would have been contented should Irive been thus englished, " An ambassador is an honest...word for lie (being the hinge upon which the conceit should turn) \\as not so expressed in Latin, as would admit of so fair a construction as . Sir Henry...
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The Wonders of the Little World; Or, A General History of Man ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Wanley - 1806
...wr bonus, pcregre missus ad metitlcmlu'm rdpubRct causa : which Sir Henry would have been ronte,nted should have been thus englished, " An ambassador is...sent to lie abroad for the good of his country:" but that word for lie (being the hinge ujon which the conceit should turnj was not so expressed in Latin,...
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The Monthly repository (and review)., Volume 12

...little and ruined man. Pleasant Sir Henry Wotton (himself an ambassador) denned an ambassador to be " an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." Paley openly defends the "mental reservation" of the churchman, — of the subscriber to the thirty-nine...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...where they may invent at pleasure, and not be easily contradicted. Neither Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished...abroad for the good of his country : but the word mentiendvm not admitting of a double meaning, like lie, (which at that time signified to tojourn, as...
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The Works of John Dryden Now First Collected ...

John Dryden - 1808
...where they may invent at pleasure, and not be easily contradicted. Neither Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished...abroad for the good of his country : but the word mentiendnm not admitting of a double meaning, like lie, (which at that time signified te sojourn, as...
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