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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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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...friendship, is, all offices of fife are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise re personal beauty ; or that the witchcraft of angelic...something more within its power; and the next article 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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Outlines of English and American Literature

William Joseph Long - American literature - 1917 - 557 pages
...children, if need be ; and finally, that he can spare our modesty while trumpeting our virtues : " How many things are there which a man cannot, with...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own." In old Arabic manuscripts one frequently finds a record having the appearance...
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The Warner Library, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, Ashley Horace Thorndike - Literature - 1917
...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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A History of Modern Colloquial English

Henry Cecil Wyld - English language - 1920 - 398 pages
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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - American essays - 1920 - 464 pages
...friendship is, all offices50 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...allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol 52. estate. Condition. 53. cast. Consider, count up. 54. speech of the ancients. A widely quoted saying....
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - American essays - 1921 - 373 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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Law Sports at Gray's Inn (1594): Including Shakespeare's Connection with the ...

Basil Brown, Isabelle Brown - Gesta Grayorum - 1921 - 276 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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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - American literature - 1921 - 542 pages
...as it were, granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise them by his friend. How many tilings are there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness,...modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like; but all these things arc graceful in a friend's...
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The Bulletin of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of ..., Volume 3, Issue 12

Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland - Medicine - 1911
...whose interests he has advanced by his labors. Bacon, in one of his essays, that on Friendship, says: "How many things are there which a man cannot with...man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg." Dr. Ellis not only could not allege his own merits, he refused to recognize them and abhorred the very...
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The Spokesman, Volume 2

Adult education - 1923
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