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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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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 Moral and Historical Works of Lord Bacon: Including His Essays ...

Francis Bacon - Ethics - 1860 - 504 pages
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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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The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...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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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...all offices of life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy ; for he may exercise them by [38] his friend. How many things are there, which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do him[39] self? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - Abbreviations, English - 1868 - 334 pages
...his battles are fought, and his inarch it is ended; The sound of the bagpipe sliall wake him no more. 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. When once our labor has begun, the comfort that enables us to endure it...
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BACON'S ESSAYS WITH ANNOTATIONS

RICHARD WHATELY - 1868
...man cannot, with any 1 Crook. To pervert. See page 239. 2 Estate. State ; condition ; circumstances. face or comeliness say or do himself? A man can scarce...supplicate or beg, and a number of the like : but all these tilings are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So, again, a man's person...
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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1868 - 388 pages
...scarce alledge his owne Merits with modesty, much lesse cxtoll them : A man cannot sometimes brooke to Supplicate or Beg : And a number of the like. But all these Things, are Gracefull in a Frends Mouth, which are Blushing in a Mans Owne. So againe, a Mans Person hath many...
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