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Francis Bacon essays – Of Truth – Explanation

Of Truth -Line by line meaning WHAT is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Meaning … Here Francis Bacon refers to Pontius Pilate, who occupied a position of influence in  Emperor Tiberius’s court. For his involvement in the persecution of Jesus Christ, Pilate was not looked upon favourably by Christians. […]