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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 Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ... - Page lx
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ...

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
...Jonson, f ' one noble speaker, who was full * Bacon's Works, vol. I2, p. 28. -f ' O rare Ben Jonson ! ' of gravity in his speaking: his language, where he...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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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 3-4

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835
...when he could spare or pass by a jest, nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prisly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...of his speech but consisted of his own graces ; his bearers could not cough nor look aside from him it limit loss. He commanded when he spoke; and his...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 3

1835
...when he could spare or pass by a jest, nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prisly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...member of his speech but consisted of his own graces ; bis hearers could not cough nor look asMe from him without loss. He commanded when he spoke; and...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...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 '...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man 'ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suf' fered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...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 prcssly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...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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Works, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...this side of truth ; yet there happened in my time one noble speaker} who was full of gravity in hid nt order in his writings ; his words are in his exposition...Guienne, Anjou, and Britain, were inheritable within this hie own graces. Ills hearerscould not cough, or look aside from him without lose, lie commanded where...
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Principles of Eloquence

John Siffrein Maury - 1842
...time, one noble speaker (he means Bacon), 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 couldnot cough or look aside from Mm without loss. He commanded where he...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1843
...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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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849
...had often listened to him with delight, and who was highly qualified to judge of his pretensions. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was...could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious (censor-like) ; no man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness,...
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