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" An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. "
The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Hebert, and Sanderson - Сторінка 155
автори: Izaak Walton - 1832
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The Life and Times of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, Том 3

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1860
...as being a language common to all that erudite company, but the definition was, in English, this — "An Ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." This sentence was imparted, eight years afterwards, to one of King James's literary opponents, a jealous...
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Chamber's household edition of the dramatic works of William ..., Том 3

William Shakespeare - 1861
...necessity. To lie, is to reside. Hence Sir Henry 'Wotton's punning definition of an ambassador — 'An honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.' To lie was, then, the term used for the residence of an ambassador. Wotton's definition might have...
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Early English poems, Chaucer to Pope

English poems - 1863
...several embassies, but he lost that monarch's confidence by writing in a friend's album, as a definition, "An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country," which was quoted eight years after by an adversary of the king, as one of the principles on which he...
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

RICHARD GRANT WHITE - 1863
...wrote the best comment 011 this phrase in a passage in one of his letters, first quoted by Heed : " An ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country" — a joke which has doubtless converted many a diplomatist to the faith of Dr. Johnson in the matter...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities, Том 1

Robert Chambers - 1862
...in the album of his friend Flecamore, the punning and often quoted definition of an ambassador — an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. Certainly ambassadors had no good repute for veracity in those days, yet in all probability Wotton's...
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Cassell's illustrated Shakespeare. The plays of Shakespeare, ed. and ..., Том 1

William Shakespeare - 1864
...Wootton availed himself of the double meaning of this expression, in his witty definition — '• k, hilt to point, heel to head; and then, to be stopped in, like a strong disti 17. Ajffitcti. Used here for affections, inclinations, propensities. 18. Suggestions. Temptations,...
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The North American Review

1864
...either. One of the most venerable of modern puns is Sir Henry Wotton's slur upon an ambassador as " an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." So pleased with it was the good knight himself, as to try to give it European currency by translating...
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the north american review

The North American Review.VOL.XCVIII - 1864
...either. One of the most venerable of modern puns is Sir Henry Wotton's slur upon an ambassador as " an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country." So pleased with it was the good knight himself, as to try to give it European currency by translating...
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The American Journal of Education, Том 15

Henry Barnard - 1865
...translation of an English pun. Walton says that Sir Henry "could have been content that his Latin could j i lie (being the hinge upon which the conceit was to turn) wus not •o expressed in Latin as would admit...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys ...

Samuel Pepys - 1867
...his own Court. His conduct reminds us of Sir Henry Wotton's definition of an ambassador — that he is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. A pun upon the term, foyerAmbassador. so by my Lord Chancellor and some others, that get money themselves,...
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