There happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking : his language, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly , more weightily, or suffered less emptiness,... The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England - Pagina 3door Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834Volledige weergave
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Lisa Jardine, Professor of Renaissance Studies Lisa Jardine - 1974 - 267 pagina’s
...sustained attention. Ben Jonson paid tribute to these powers of presentation in Bacon's public speeches: 'His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him,...devotion. No man had their affections more in his power' [I, 13-14]. 16 Dialectic and method in the sixteenth century The development of dialectic in the sixteenth...
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