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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 Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...described Bacon's 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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Critical and historical essays, contributed to The Edinburgh review, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was fall of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1;Volume 85

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...happened in my time one noble speaker (Lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. Hiť language, where he could spare or pass by a jest,...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prest ly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what lie littered. No member...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 601 pagina’s
...recognition of one, who had an eye to see, an ear to hear, and a soul to comprehend : says Ben Jonson, " 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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Records of Noble Lives

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1867 - 349 pagina’s
...judge, but " rare Ben Jonson," pays him a noble eulogium : " There happened in my time," he says, " one noble speaker who 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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'Many happy returns of the day!' By C. and M.C. Clarke

Charles Cowden Clarke - 1869
...illustration of the passage from Milton. ' 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 suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1871 - 732 pagina’s
...has described Bacon's 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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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - 1871 - 450 pagina’s
...listening to him who fulmined over Greece. 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 spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1871 - 646 pagina’s
...no Imitator, ever grew up to his Author \ Hkenesse is alwayes on this side Truth : Yet there hapn'd, in my time, one noble Speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, (where hee could spare, or passe by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more presly,...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1871 - 584 pagina’s
...noble Speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, (where hee could spare, or passe by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffer' d lesse emptinesse, les,se idlenesse, in what hee utter'd. No member...
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