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" An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. "
The Wonders of the Little World; Or, A General History of Man:: Displaying ... - Página 68
de Nathaniel Wanley, William Johnston - 1806
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volumen 3

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

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...sent to 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,...
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The Wonders of the Little World, Or, A General History of Man ..., Volumen 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...sent to lie 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,...
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The Works of John Dryden Now First Collected ...

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

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...invent at pleasure, and not be easily contradicted. Neither Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished : An ambassador is...sent to lie 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,...
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The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen ..., Volumen 14

John Dryden - 1808
...invent at pleasure, and not be easily contradicted. Neither Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished : An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good uf his country : but the word mentiendum not admitting of a double meaning, like lie, (which ut that...
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Henry Wotton. Nicholas Ferrar. Bishop Hall. Henry Hammond. Bishop Sanderson ...

1810
...causa. Which sir Henry Wotton could have been content should have been thus Englished : An embassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. But the word for lie (being the hinge upoa which the conceit was to turn) was not so exprest in Latin,...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker - 1812
...which he intended should have been thus rendered into English : " An ambassador is an hoWOT " nest man, sent to lie * abroad ." for the good of his country ;" but U;e word lie, upon which the ponceit turned, was not so expressed in Latin as to admit of a double...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1856
...consenting to the motion, he took occasion to write a pleasant definition of an Ambassador : — " An Ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." This apophthegm, against which little exception can be taken on the score of truth, slept quietly in...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1817
...peregre missus ad nieinieiidum Reipublicae causa:" which Walton says be would have interpreted thus: "An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." The word lie was the hinge on which this conceit turned, yet it was no conceit at all in Latin, and...
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