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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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 34

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855
...Ben Jonson, " one noble speaker who was full of gravily in his speaking. His language, 1865.J [Feb. 'where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No mim ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 770 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 was...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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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856 - 704 pagina’s
...speaks of the eloquence of Lord Bacon: "There happened in my time one noble speaker (Lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language,...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prestly , more weightily, or sutfcred less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pagina’s
...imitated alone ; for no imitator ever grew up to his author ; likeness is always on this side truth. Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where lie could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly,...
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The Biographical History of Philosophy from Its Origin in Greece Down to the ...

George Henry Lewes - 1857 - 801 pagina’s
...judge to assure us that Bacon's oratory was worthy of his other powers. Ben Junson thus writes : " 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 suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Lives of lord Lyndhurst and lord Brougham, Volume 1

John Campbell (1st baron.) - 1857
...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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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Volume 3

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1857 - 426 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....could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. Jso man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly ..., Volume 2

New general biographical dictionary - 1857 - 528 pagina’s
...in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking ; his language, when he would spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more preesly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered : no member of...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 780 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 was...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, lese idleness, in what...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - 1874 - 434 pagina’s
...readiness, and eloquence were universally recognised by his contemporaries. Ben Jonson writes thus of Bacon : ' There happened in my time one noble speaker...was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly,...
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