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" An Ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. "
Walton's Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker, George ... - Page 149
by Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1865 - 386 pages
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 1

Robert Shiells, Theophilus Cibber - Poets, English - 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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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...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 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 lie, (which at that time signified to sojourn, as...
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The Wonders of the Little World; Or, A General History of Man ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Wanley - Characters and characteristics - 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 - 1808
...aera, 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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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...aera, 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 in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 14

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...aera, where they may invent at pleasure, and not be easily contradicted. Neither Isaac Walton, " he could have been content should have been thus Englished...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 ...

Christian biography - 1810
...ambassador, in these very words : Legatus est vir bonus peregre missus ad mentiendum Reipubliae 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...
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pt. 2. Authors and actors: I-Y. Appendix. Additions and corrections

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 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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