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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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Shaw's New History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1874 - 404 pages
...speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered...consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not congh or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and...
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Bericht Über Die Realschule I. Ordnung Zu Leipzig Im Schuljahr 1874-1875

Michael Walsh - 1875 - 90 pages
...parliamentary tactician. Ben Jonson, an eye and ear witness, describes Bacon's eloquence as follows: „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, 6) Works, Lett. Temp. Eliz. No. 7. or suffered less...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...has decribed 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 weighty, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 16

Law - 1877
...memorable words on the wonderful power of Lord Bacon, for they are all applicable to Mr. Choate : " 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 idleness, in what he uttered. No...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 16

Law - 1877
...Jonson's memorable words on the wonderful power of Lord Bacon, for they are all applicable to Mr. Choate: "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 idleness, in what he uttered. No...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1877 - 850 pages
...words, which, though often quoted, .will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noblo speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His...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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Masterpieces in English Literature: And Lessons in the English Language with ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1878 - 445 pages
...After this. Bacon was more cautious. As an orator he received the commendation of old Ben Jonson, who says, "There happened in my time one noble speaker,...spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or Buffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of his speech hut consisted of...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 150

English literature - 1879
...on the minds of his hearers. ' There happened in my time,' he writes. ' one noble speaker, who W.IK full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where...idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but con* Speddiug, ' Life,' yol. vp 243. sisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look...
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The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 2

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias - 1879
...in after life remember. Ben Jonson compliments his parliamentary eloquence highly, alleging that " no man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more...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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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...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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