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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 6
by John Mason Good - 1813
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer, Alice Ebba Andrews - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...friendship is, ;ill offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise ality of nu@ | 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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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer, Alice Ebba Andrews - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
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For Auld Lang Syne: A Book of Friendship

Friendship - 1911 - 106 pages
...yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Turn the old; return to them. — Thoreau. A MAN can scarce allege his own merits with modesty,...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own. — Bacon. COME, friend, my fire is burning bright, A fire's no longer...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1883 - 426 pages
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Poetry Review, Volume 6

Stephen Phillips, Galloway Kyle - Poetry - 1915
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Sir William Arrol: A Memoir

Robert Purvis - Bridges - 1913 - 150 pages
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Interpretation of the Printed Page for Those who Would Learn to Interpret ...

Solomon Henry Clark - Reading - 1915 - 317 pages
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Interpretation of the Printed Page for Those who Would Learn to Interpret ...

Solomon Henry Clark - Reading - 1915 - 317 pages
...his battles are fought, and his march it is ended; The sound of the bagpipes shall wake him no more. A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty,...these things are graceful in, a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. A much more frequent use of the colon is in denoting enumeration: Many...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...friendship is, all offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise Dundee's wild-warbling measures rise, Or plaintive...of Scotia's holy lays. Compar'd with these, Italian 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 English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts

William Frank Bryan, Ronald Salmon Crane - English essays - 1916 - 471 pages
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