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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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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - English language - 1884 - 673 pages
...proper elucidation of the question then under consideration.— McQuEEN. LORD BACON'S ORATORY.—Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker who was...speaking. His language (where he could spare or pass by a je*) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered...
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Francis Bacon: An Account of His Life and Works

Edwin Abbott Abbott - England - 1885 - 504 pages
...on Dmninus Verulamius, as a speaker, after his death : " His language (when he could spare a jest2) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly,...uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces.8 His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke...
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Lord Macaulay's Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1885 - 898 pages
...has described Bacon's eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " crifice. If he has children, they are to be taken...by the higher orders, and hissed by the lower. He spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Francis Bacon und seine geschichtliche Stellung: ein analytischer Versuch

Hans Heussler - Philosophers - 1889 - 199 pages
...object of great admiration." 355) s. I p. 13s. n. 2 der grossen Bacon-Ausgabe; der Anfang lautet: Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers", etc. 356) n. seine drastischen Notizen jeder Art (vgl. Commentar sol.; Promus). 357) n. seine Vorliebe...
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Francis Bacon und seine geschichtliche Stellung: ein analytischer Versuch

Hans Heussler - Philosophers - 1889 - 199 pages
...der Anfang lautet: Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in bis speaking. His language (where he could spare or pass...emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of bis speech but consisted of bis own graces. His hearers". etc. 356) n. seine drastischen Notizen jeder...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1890 - 275 pages
...Bacon's oratory, but the reader may judge whether his words do not fit the Essays as well : — "... Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...member of his speech but consisted of his own graces." What follows, although of less immediate pertinence, must not be omitted : — " His hearers could...
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Reviews, Essays, and Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1890 - 1058 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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Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter; Ed. with an Introduction ...

Ben Jonson - 1892 - 166 pages
...; ior-Bever no imitator úver_grew up to his author ; likeness is always on 10 this side truth. Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker who was...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less 15 idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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Timber; Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter

Ben Jonson - 1892 - 166 pages
...; for never no imitator ever grew up to his author ; likeness is always on 10 this side truth. Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker who was...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less 15 idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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Sixty Years of an Agitator's Life, Volume 2

George Jacob Holyoake - Great Britain - 1892
...more needed than any place I know." It may be said of Mr. Bright as Ben Jonson said of Lord Bacon, " There happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressingly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what...
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