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" No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or 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... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England - Pagina 2
door Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
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Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821 - 402 pagina’s
...described in the words of Ben Jonson, who, when speaking of Bacon's eloquence in parliament, says, " Aro man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idtenesse in what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place...
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - 1823 - 400 pagina’s
...always on this side of truth. Yet there happened in my time, one noble speaker (Lord Chancellor Bacon) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language...spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man more neatly, more priestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered....
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pagina’s
...little for him, " Not so, madam," returned he, " but your majesty has made me too great for my bouse." When Elizabeth asked Francis in his childhood how...spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or * Peacham 's Compleat Gentleman, p. 43. suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered....
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 518 pagina’s
...his mind, Jonson was peculiarly qualified to form a competent judgment. " There happened," says he, " in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart ..., Volume 6

Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 510 pagina’s
...his mind, Jonson was peculiarly qualified to form a competent judgment. " There happened," says he, " in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...his mind, Jonson was peculiarly qualified to form a competent judgment. " There happened," says he, " in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1848 - 590 pagina’s
...mind. As a specimen of oratory, let us take the oratory of Lord Bacon, as described by Ben Jonson : " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more mightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 3-4

1835 - 1104 pagina’s
...remarkable one : its discrimination and its raciness give weight to the opinion which it expresses: ' There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prisly,...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 3

1835
...remarkable one : its discrimination and its raciness give weight to the opinion which it expresses : • There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prisly,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837 - 616 pagina’s
...judge, has described his eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. 'There happened in my time one noble speaker who '...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man 'ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suf' fered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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