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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: A New Edition: - Pagina 15
door Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
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Records of Noble Lives

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1867 - 370 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...and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion [that is, at his will]. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that heard...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - 1871 - 450 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...from him, without loss. He commanded where he spoke." Those who heard him while their natures were yet plastic, and their mental nerves trembled under the...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1871 - 674 pagina’s
...graces. His hearers could not cough, or looke aside from him, without losse. Hee commanded where hee spoke, and had his Judges angry, and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affection more in his power. The feare of every man that heard him, was, lest hee should make an end."^i....
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 132

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1872 - 612 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...him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and Lad his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The...
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Harper's Anthology for College Courses in Composition and Literature ...: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 926 pagina’s
...Prospero in Shakespeare's Tempest. * Platform. 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 he spoke." Those who heard him while their natures were yet plastic, and their mental nerves trembled under the...
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Francis Bacon: The Political Orator, with a Short Study of His Rhetorical ...

Robert Hannah - 1926 - 50 pagina’s
...speech but consisted of his own graces. . . . He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry or pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man who heard him was lest he should make an end. 4 With this quotation, most of the commentators make...
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Harper's Anthology: Prose

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 924 pagina’s
...2 Platform. uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could net cough, or look aside from him, .without loss. He commanded where he spoke." Those who heard him while their natures Were yet plastic, and their mental nerves trembled under the...
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A Literary History of the English People from the Origins to the ..., Volume 1

Jean Jules Jusserand - 1926 - 666 pagina’s
...neatly, more pressly, 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 fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an end."1 He assigns to himself...
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Shakespeare and "demi-science": Papers on Elizabethan Topics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1927 - 242 pagina’s
...less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech 38 but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside...had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion." 4 Now this passage is almost word for word a transcription from Seneca the Elder, but not a plagiarism...
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Letters to 'The Times', 1884-1922

Thomas Case - 1927 - 308 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 from him, with' out loss. He commanded where he spoke; and had his ' judges angry and pleased at his devotion....
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