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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: A New Edition: - Pagina 14
door Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
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The Greatest of Literary Problems: The Authorship of the Shakespeare Works ...

James Phinney Baxter - 1915 - 786 pagina’s
...eulogy to help the sale of a book, gives us this graphic description of Bacon's eloquence: — Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson, His Life, Genius, and Writings: A Biographical Sketch ...

Alexander Ireland - 1882 - 378 pagina’s
...and without which all doctrine is chaff." " I can never help applying to him what Ben Jonson said of Bacon—' There happened in my time one noble speaker,...was full of gravity in his speaking. His language was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less...
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Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination

Nieves Mathews - 1996 - 620 pagina’s
...addition, as when he cites Ben Jonson, who (differing notably from this critic) recalled that Bacon's language, 'where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious', and relays it to his students as: 'as Ben Jonson pointed out, Bacon couldn't resist a joke, especially...
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