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" An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. "
Memoirs of Eminent Etonians - Página 102
por Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy - 1876 - 640 páginas
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volumen1

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 fo fa'ra...
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Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1796 - 518 páginas
...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 word for lie, being the hinge upon which the conceit was to turn, was not fo exprefled in Latin, as would...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volumen3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 páginas
...Ambassador to Venice. These words, says his biographer, Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished : An Ambassador is an honest...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 Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volumen3

John Dryden - 1800
...Ambassador to Venice. These words, says his biographer, Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished : An Ambassador is an honest...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 ..., Volumen1

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 the word for lie (being the hinge upon which the conceit was to turn) was not fo expreffed in Latin, as would...
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The Wonders of the Little World, Or, A General History of Man ..., Volumen2

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...abroad for the good of his country :" but the word for lie (being the hinge upon which the conceit should turn) \\as not so expressed in Latin, as would...
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The Wonders of the Little World; Or, A General History of Man ..., Volumen1

Nathaniel Wanley - 1806
...bonus, pcregre missus ad metitlcmlu'm rdpubRct causa : which Sir Henry would have been ronte,nted should have been thus englished, " An ambassador is an honest...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)., Volumen12

...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 in Eighteen Vols

John Dryden - 1808
...pleasure, and not be easily contradicted. Neither Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished : An ambassador is an honest...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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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...pleasure, and not be easily contradicted. Neither Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished : An ambassador is an honest...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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