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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) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ... - Page 1
by John Mason Good - 1813
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The Works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1877
...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 works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 524 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...or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much less extol them : a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate...
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The précis book: or Lessons in accuracy of statement [&c.]. [With] Key

William Cosmo Monkhouse - 1878
...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, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1878
...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 Elements of Rhetoric and Composition: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges

David Jayne Hill - English language - 1878 - 276 pages
...sentences subdivided by semi-colons, unless numerous and complex, should be separated by colons ; as, " A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty,...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in his own." RULE 2. — Supplementary Clauses. — A supplementary clause, introduced...
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1878
...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 fuce or comeliness, say or do himself ? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less...
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The Cromaboo Mail Carrier: A Canadian Love Story

James T. Jones, Mary Leslie - 1878 - 296 pages
...SIXTEENTH. " I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul — ." — SHAKSPEARE. " A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; - - - but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own I have...
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The Essays (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1879 - 347 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. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...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 «50 modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg, and a number...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 638 pages
...(rooked, perverted. 207. xparinic, reasonable, moderate. 211. hestowine. disposal. for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which...less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes brook to suppli- 2 cate or beg, and a number of the like ; but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth,...
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