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" Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking; his language, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness,... "
The Works Of France Bacon - Page lxvi
by Basil Montagu - 1852
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813
...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 suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool

...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 suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816
...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...was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, morepressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...Contemporary, in his " Discoveries," p. 101, fyc. L HERE 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 expressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...Contemporary, in hit " Discoveries," p. 101, Sfc. I HERE 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 expressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - Autographs - 1823 - 400 pages
...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
...characters, viz. of a witty and a weighty speaker.* Ben Jonson says nearly the same of Lord Bacon. There happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...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
...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...uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of its own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...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...uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of its own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy, Modern - 1834
...powerful advocate, according to his friend, Ben Jonson, who thus speaks of his parliamentary eloquence : " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was...uttered : no member of his speech but consisted of its own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss : he commanded when...
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