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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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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1850
...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, morepressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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A Biographical History of Philosophy, Volume 3

George Henry Lewes - Philosophers - 1851
...judge to assure us that Bacon's oratory was worthy of his other powers. Ben Jonson 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 pyessly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1851
...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 LIVES OF CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGLAND

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...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 Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...judge, has described his eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " other sections of the Opposition — with the little spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more presslv, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look uside from him without loss. He commanded -here he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1854 - 434 pages
...says he, "in my time, one noble speaker, who was lull 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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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...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 - American literature - 1856 - 694 pages
...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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