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" For words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them ; but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, or a Thomas, or any other doctor whatsoever, if but a man. "
Supplement to the Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons - Page 39
by William Seward - 1797 - 304 pages
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 28

1795 - 486 pages
...Ambitious men wade through the blood of other pctfons to their own power. '• Words are the counters ef wife men, they do but reckon by them ; but they are the money of fnols, that value them by the authority of Cieero, Arif« 'otic, and Thomas Aquinas." ANTHONY EARL...
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Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present and Two Preceding ...

William Seward - 1798 - 518 pages
...difference between Princes. " Ambitious men wade through the blood of " other perfons to their own power. " Words are the counters of wife men, they " do but...they are the " money of fools, that value them by the au« " thority of Cicero, Ariftotle, and Thomas " Aquinas." END OF THE FIRST VOLUME, »•• *. -•...
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Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Last and Two ..., Volume 1

William Seward - 1804 - 496 pages
...difference between Princes. " Ambitious men wade through the blood of " other perfons to their own power. " Words are the counters of wife men, they do " but...fools, that value them by the authority of Cicero, " Ariftotle, and Thomas Aquinas." END OF THE FIRST VOLUME. W. Flint, Printer, Old Bailey. V'' RETURN...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 1

1804 - 764 pages
...other perfons to their own power. " Words are the counters of wile men : they do but reckon them ; bet they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of Cicero, Ariilotle, and Thomas Aquinas." Marot. MANY of Marot's pfalms are fet to tunes that had long been favourites...
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Philosophic Etymology: Or Rational Grammar

James Gilchrist - 1816 - 296 pages
...by disease or ill-constitution of organs), excellently foolish. For words are wise men's counters; they do but reckon by them: but they are the money of fools that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, or any other Doctor." ' The importance of this subject could not escape that...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 14

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 810 pages
...by disease an or ill-constitution of organs) remarkably foolish. For words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them ; but they are the money of fools that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, or a Thomas. ' The names of such things as affect us ; that is, which please...
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A Review of the Principles of Necessary and Contingent Truth, in Reference ...

Alfred Lyall - 1830 - 682 pages
...excellently wise or excellently foolish. For words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them ; but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, or Cicero, or a Thomas, or any other doctor whatsoever, if but a man." It is but justice...
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Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 530 pages
...hurt by disease or ill constitution of organs) excellently foolish. For words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them : but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, a Thomas Aquinas, or any other doctor whatsoever. " Subject to names is whatsoever...
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Biographical sketch

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 526 pages
...hurt by disease or ill constitution of organs) excellently foolish. For words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them : but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, a Thomas Aquinas, or any other doctor whatsoever. " Subject to names is whatsoever...
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Literary Remains of the Late William Hazlitt, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1836 - 538 pages
...hurt by disease or ill constitution of organs) excellently foolish. For words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon by them : but they are the money of fools, that value them by the authority of an Aristotle, a Cicero, a Thomas Aquinas, or any other doctor whatsoever. " Subject to names is whatsoever...
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