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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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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1;Volume 62

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855
...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...commanded where he spoke ; and had his judges angry or pleased at his devotion. The fear of every one that heard him was, lest he should make an end."...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856 - 804 pagina’s
...sutfcred 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...commanded where he spoke ; and had his judges angry or pleased at his devotion. The fear of every one that heard him -was, lest he should make an end."...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...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...commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry arid pleased at his devotion. No man had ftieir affections more in his power. The fear of every man...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...or look aside from him, without loss. He commanded where ho spoke ; and had his judges augry a; n I pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections...power. The fear of every man that heard him was, lest ho should make an end. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place, or honours,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...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 from him, without loss. He commanded where ho spoke ; and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 744 pagina’s
...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look uside from him without loss. He commanded -here he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had fheir afl'ections more in his power. The fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an...
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Lives of lord Lyndhurst and lord Brougham, Volume 1

John Campbell (1st baron.) - 1857
...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...affections more in his power. The fear of every man who heard him was lest he should make an end." b So intoxicated was Bacon with the success of his first...
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A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly ..., Volume 2

New general biographical dictionary - 1857 - 1857 pagina’s
...he would spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more preesly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...or look aside from him without loss : he commanded when he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No mm had their affections more...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1857
...idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His bearers could not cough, or look aside from him, without loss....judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had • And as he was a good servant to his master, being never in nineteen years' service (as himself...
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On preaching and preachers, inaugural address

John Leifchild - 1857
...own B graces. His hearers could not cough, nor look aside from him without loss. He commanded when he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at...their affections more in his power. The fear of every one that heard him was that he should make an end." The very circumstance of its being considered too...
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