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" 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 3
door Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
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Dictionary of Biographical Quotations

Frank S. Pepper - 1985 - 258 pagina’s
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Francis Bacon's Personal Life-story, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Dodd - 1986 - 580 pagina’s
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Francis Bacon's Philosophy of Science: An Account and a Reappraisal

Peter Urbach - 1987 - 209 pagina’s
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The Theory of Criticism from Plato to the Present: A Reader

Raman Selden - 1988 - 560 pagina’s
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Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotable Definitions

Eugene E. Brussell - 1988 - 674 pagina’s
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The Theory of Criticism from Plato to the Present: A Reader

Raman Selden - 1988 - 560 pagina’s
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The Story of Philosophy

Will Durant - 1961 - 543 pagina’s
...an orator without oratory. "No man," said Ben Jonson, "ever spoke more neatly, more (com)pressedly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke. . . . No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that heard him was lest...
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The Macmillan Dictionary of Political Quotations

Lewis D. Eigen, Jonathan Paul Siegel, Prentice-Hall Staff - 1993 - 785 pagina’s
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Rhetoric in the European Tradition

Thomas Conley - 1994 - 325 pagina’s
...masters of it. Bacon's eloquence on the floor of Parliament, Ben Jonson reports, was so powerful that "his hearers could not cough or look aside from him...without loss. He commanded where he spoke . . . [and] the fear of every man who heard him was lest he should make an end."10 Readers of his Essays often...
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Collected Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1,Deel 1

Francis Bacon, Robert Leslie Ellis - 1996 - 5216 pagina’s
...suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside...his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man bad And aa he was a good servant to his master, being never in nineteen years' service (as himself...
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