Francis Bacon Quote

Some are so close and reserved that they will not show their wares but by a dark light, and seem always to keep back somewhat; and when they know within themselves they speak of that which they do not well know, would nevertheless seem to others to know of that which they may not well speak.


Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical (1917)

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Some are so close and reserved that they will not show their wares but by a dark light, and seem always to keep back somewhat; and when they know...

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Some are so close and reserved that they will not show their wares but by a dark light, and seem always to keep back somewhat; and when they know...

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Some are so close and reserved that they will not show their wares but by a dark light, and seem always to keep back somewhat; and when they know...

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Some are so close and reserved that they will not show their wares but by a dark light, and seem always to keep back somewhat; and when they know...