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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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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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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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Francis Bacon

Perez Zagorin - 1999 - 286 pagina’s
...neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. . . . His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him,...without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had hisjudges angry or pleased at his devotion. The fear of every man that heard him was lest he should...
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The Shakespeare Enigma

Peter Dawkins - 2004 - 477 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...without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had us angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every...
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How to Talk: Meeting the Situations of Personal and Business Life and of ...

John Mantle Clapp, John Clapp, Mantle, Edwin A. Kane - 2006 - 660 pagina’s
...neatly, more prestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss." The comment carries both praise and condemnation. People admired Bacon deeply, but his thought was...
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