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" An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. "
Early English poems, Chaucer to Pope - Seite 139
1863
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ..., Band 3

John Dryden - 1800
...words, says his biographer, 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 of his country: but the word mentiendum not admitting of a double meaning, like tie, (which at that time signified...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...words, says his biographer, 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 of his country: but the word mentiendum not admitting of a double meaning, like lie, (which at that time signified...
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The Wonders of the Little World; Or, A General History of Man ..., Band 1

Nathaniel Wanley, William Johnston - 1806
...metitlcmlu'm rdpubRct causa : which Sir Henry would have been ronte,nted should have been thus englished, " An ambassador is an honest man, 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...
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The Wonders of the Little World, Or, A General History of Man ..., Band 2

Nathaniel Wanley - 1806
...mtntiendum reipabltca causa : which Sir Henry would have been contented should Irive been thus englished, " An ambassador is an honest man, 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...
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The Works of John Dryden Now First Collected ...

John Dryden - 1808
...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 of his country : but the word mentiendnm not admitting of a double meaning, like lie, (which at that time signified...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...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 of his country : but the word mentiendvm not admitting of a double meaning, like lie, (which at that time signified...
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The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen volumes ..., Band 14

John Dryden - 1808
...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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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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