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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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...which, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble spe.iker t can fetter the mind. COI.TON : Lacon. spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weighty, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - Anecdotes - 1881 - 530 pages
...speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. Ho man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered...graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from 1™ without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges atgry and pleased at his devotion....
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Reviews and essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - English essays - 1881 - 244 pages
...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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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...Beyond the horizon.' What he was as a writer, he was as an orator. Ben Jonson witnessed his eloquence: ' 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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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...speaking. His language, where he conld spare or pass by a jest, was nobly ccnsorious. 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 hi- judges angry and...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1882
...eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in ray time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in...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

Thomas Babington Macaulay - English literature - 1883 - 850 pages
...though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker wbo was full of gravity in his speaking. His language,...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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Shakespeariana, Volume 8

Appleton Morgan, Charlotte Endymion Porter - 1891
...had seen and heard, and he comments generally on the noted orators of history. He then says : " Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker who was...speaking. His language (where he could spare or pass a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly. more pressly, more weightily, or suffered...
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Memories of Rufus Choate: With Some Consideration of His Studies, Methods ...

Joseph Neilson - Lawyers - 1884 - 460 pages
...memorable words on the wonderful so 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 member...
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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - English language - 1884 - 673 pages
...proper elucidation of the question then under consideration. — McQlJEEN. LORD BACON'S ORATORY. — Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker who was...spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man over spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in...
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