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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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Ed.; with a ...

Francis Bacon - 1844 - 610 pagina’s
...truth ; yet there happened in my lime one noble speaker, who was full of gravity In his speaking. IIi> language (where he could spare or pass by a jest)...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, leas Idleness, in what he uttered. No member of...
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The Living Age, Volume 113

1872 - 862 pagina’s
...description or tradition, no rational doubt can be entertained of their excellence. Ben Jonson writes thus of Bacon: — " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in bis speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, wag nobly censorious. No man ever...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Ed.; with a ...

Francis Bacon - 1844 - 610 pagina’s
...gravity in bia speaking. His language (where be could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorioue. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, lets idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. Ilia hearerscould...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1845 - 672 pagina’s
...that he should retain his seat in the Lower House. " There happened in my time," says Ben Jonson, " one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking....pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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The Great Oyer of Poisoning: The Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the ...

Andrew Amos - 1846 - 598 pagina’s
...would he have appeared to us, if we had heard him!" " There happened," writes Ben Jonson of Bacon, " in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity...pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more greatly, more precisely, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, or less idleness in...
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The Great Oyer of Poisoning: The Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the ...

Andrew Amos - 1846 - 576 pagina’s
...would he have appeared to us, if we had heard him!" "There happened," writes Ben Jonson of Bacon, " in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity...pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more greatly, more precisely, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, or less idleness in...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 226 pagina’s
...oratory by Ben Jonson would seem to have a special reference to his speaking in Parliament : — " There happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious [censorlike]. .No man ever spake_jnore neatly, more pressly, \ more .weightily, or suffered less emptiness,...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 782 pagina’s
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was foil The queen harangued them. The priests ϸ Z* spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...to have a special reference to his speaking in Parliament:—" There happened in my time one nohle speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he could spare or pass hy a jest, was nohly censorious [censorlike]. No man ever spake more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 674 pagina’s
...alone ; for no imitator ever grew up to his author : likeness is always on this side of truth ; yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. Ilia language (where he could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more...
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