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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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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1871 - 584 pages
...fcarce alledge his owne Merits with modefly, much leffe extoll them : A man cannot fometimes brooke to Supplicate or Beg : And a number of the like. But all thefe Things, are Gracefull in a Frends Mouth, which are Blufhing in a Mans Owne. So againe, a Mans...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 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...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 Essays of Lord Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1873 - 240 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...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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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
...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...comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce allege 87 his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...man cannot, with any 1 Crook. To pervert. See page 239. * Estate. State; condition ; cirennutances. face or comeliness say or do himself? A man can scarce allege hie own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg,...
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Materials and Models for Latin Prose Composition

John Young Sargent, T. F. Dallin - Latin language - 1875 - 361 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...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's ow1,^ •So again, a man's person hath many proper relations wh,ch he cannot...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...friendship is, all offices of life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise 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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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 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...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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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...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...himself ! A man can scarce allege his own merits with 250 modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg, and a number...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 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...comeliness, say or do himself! A man can scarce allege hi- own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg,...
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