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" How many things are there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself! A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like. But... "
Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ... - Page 1
by John Mason Good - 1813
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...Friend/hip is, all Offices of Life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy ; for he may exercife them by his Friend. How many things are there which a Man cannot, with any face or comelinefs, fay or do himfelf ? A Man can fcarce allege his own Merits with modefty, much lefs extol...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
...friendship is, all offices of life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy; for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which a man cannot, with any 1 Crook. To pervert. See page 22 1. 3 Estate. State ; condition ; circumstances. ' His letter there...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...friendship is, all offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...friendship is, all offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...himself1 A man can scarce allege bis own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man can not sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So, again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he can not...
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The Guardian, Volumes 10-11

Conduct of life - 1859
...friend. How many things are there, which a mau cannot with any face say or do himself ! A man can scarely allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man can seldom brook to supplicate or beg, and many things of the like kind — but all these things, which...
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The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity

Fraternal organizations - 1860
...friendship is, all offices of life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy — for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So, again, a man's person hath many proper relations, which he cannot...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...friendship is, all offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, sav or do himself ? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...Estate. State ; condition ; circunuslances. ' Hiu letter there Will show you his estate.' — Shuhespere. face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce...modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg, and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful iu a friend's...
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Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...friendship is, all offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, sav or do himself ? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man...
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