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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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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 4

Englishmen - 1835
...to him the compliment passed by Ben Jonson on Lord Verulam : — " He commanded when he spoke ; he had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power ; and the fear of every man that heard him was lest he should come to an end.1' In general politics,...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 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 power. The fear of every man that heard him was lesthe should make an end." As a Patron, he considered preferment a sacred trust, to preserve and promote...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 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 221 his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...fered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No mem'ber of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers 'could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He com' manded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at 'his devotion. No man had their...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...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...their affections more in his power. The fear of every mar» that heard him was lest lie should make an end." From the mention which is made of judges, it...
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The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health, Volume 3

1841
...could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more precisely, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...or look aside from him without loss. He commanded when he spoke ; and his judges were pleased or angry at his devotion. No man had their affections more...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 3

1841
...could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more precisely, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...or look aside from him without loss. He commanded when he spoke; and his judges were pleased or angry at his devotion. No man had their affections more...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearcrscould not cough, or look aside from him without loss. He...angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their aifections more in hie power. The fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an end....
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Works, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...consisted of hie own graces. Ills hearerscould not cough, or look aside from him without lose, lie commanded where he spoke ; and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man bad their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make...
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Principles of Eloquence

John Siffrein Maury - 1842
...member of his speech but consisted of its own graces. His hearers couldnot cough or look aside from Mm without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry y and pleased at his devotion. The fear of every man - that heard him was, that he should make an end."*...
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