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Countless men have glimpsed that other and truer order of truth and recoiled from it.
John Barleycorn sends his White Logic, the argent messenger of truth beyond truth, the antithesis of life, cruel and bleak as interstellar space, pulseless and frozen as absolute zero, dazzling with the frost of irrefragable logic and unforgettable fact.
To pass from theological, and philosophical truth, to the truth of civil business; it will be acknowledged, even by those that practise it not, that clear, and round dealing, is the honor of man's nature; and that mixture of falsehoods, is like alloy in coin of gold and silver, which may make the metal work the better, but it embaseth it.
Each as he ap- peared snatched up one of the truths and some who were quite strong snatched up a dozen of them.
By trusting it to the end, it shall ripen into truth and you shall know why you believe.
We say I will walk abroad, and the truth will take form and clearness to me.
It would hardly be correct to say that getting born was the stimulus, and that my reply is a delayed response But in cases of memory this way of speaking would have an element of truth.
And cast on them clothes for the cold, for so Truth desires.
A truth pond wouldn't be a bad thing to carry around with us.
That is what I want," said Sancho; "and what I would know, and have you tell me, without adding or leaving out anything, but telling the whole truth as one expects it to be told, and as it is told, by all who profess arms, as your worship professes them, under the title of knights-errant-"
Chaerephon is dead himself; but his brother, who is in court, will confirm the truth of what I am saying.
Besides, fictitious narratives lead us to imagine the possibility of many events that are impossible; and even the most faithful histories, if they do not wholly misrepresent matters, or exaggerate their importance to render the account of them more worthy of perusal, omit, at least, almost always the meanest and least striking of the attendant circumstances; hence it happens that the remainder does not represent the truth, and that such as regulate their conduct by examples drawn from this source, are apt to fall into the extravagances of the knight-errants of romance, and to entertain projects that exceed their powers.
The sensible things are not realities, but shadows only, in relation to the truth.
But he does not bind up truth in logical formulae,-- logic is still veiled in metaphysics; and the science which he imagines to "contemplate all truth and all existence" is very unlike the doctrine of the syllogism which Aristotle claims to have discovered.
Sophia seeing his left arm dangling by his side, while he was using the other to lead her, no longer doubted of the truth.