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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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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1859 - 3140 pagina’s
...hearers eould not rnujrh or look , aside from him without IOPS. lio commanded where he spoke, and liad his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affect i'ms more in his power. The fear of every man that, heard him was lost he should make an end."...
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Ethica; Or, Characteristics of Men, Manners & Books

Arthur Lloyd Windsor - 1860 - 404 pagina’s
...emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. 1 1238. 24—2 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 when he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. The fear of every man that heard...
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Ethica; Or, Characteristics of Men, Manners & Books

Arthur Lloyd Windsor - 1860 - 404 pagina’s
...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded when he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. The fear of every man that heard him was, lest he should make an end." 1 The settlement of the new...
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A Memoir of S. S. Prentiss, Volume 1

George Lewis Prentiss - 1861
...felicity, imitating none, and inimitable by any." Or, as rare Ben Jonson wrote of Lord Bacon himself : " No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more...could not cough, or look aside from him without loss." The main topic of his address at this time was the SubTreasury scheme, to whose recent defeat his own...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1861
...pregnant imagery of the Ü? Aufjmentis or the Л ovum Or'uun ; dazzled by accounts of the .nal orator who "commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion ;"* of the philosophic lawyer whose plans of reform have even yet to be thoroughly arried out ; few...
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Francisci Baconi de re litteraria judicia

Paul Jacquinet - 1863 - 117 pagina’s
...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. <i He commanded where he spok ; and had his judges angry and « pleased at his devotion. No man had...
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History of the Life and Times of James Madison, Volume 2

William Cabell Rives - 1866
...famous Ben Jonson, " one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily ; or suffered...him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and the fear of every man that heard him was that he should make an end." To this attractive portrait of...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1;Volume 85

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...idleness in what lie littered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearer» could not cough or look aside from him without loss....commanded where he spoke ; and had his judges angry or pleased at hi» devotion. The fear of every one that heard him was, lest he should make an end."...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 601 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...affections more in his power. The fear of every man who heard him was lest he should make an end." And again he says, " My conceit of his person was never...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 601 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...had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No n:an had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man who heard him was lest he should...
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