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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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1868 - 641 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 a man cannot, with any 1 Crook. To pervert. See page 239. ' Estate. State ; condition ; circumstances. ' His letter there...
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Bacon's Essays: And Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1868 - 388 pages
...Offices of Life, are as it were granted to Him, and his Deputy. For he may exercise them by his Frend. How many Things are there, which a Man cannot, with any Face or Comelines, say or doe Himselfe? A Man can scarce alledge his owne Merits with modesty, much lesse extoll...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1871 - 334 pages
...his battles are fought, and his march it is ended; The sound of the bagpipe shall 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...
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Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - Abbreviations, English - 1871 - 334 pages
...his battles are fought, and his march it is ended; The sound of the bagpipe shall 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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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - Abbreviations, English - 1871 - 334 pages
...his battles are fought, and his march it is ended ; The sound of the bagpipe shall wake him no more. How many things are there which a man cannot, with...to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like: but alt these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once our...
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Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - Abbreviations, English - 1871 - 334 pages
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1871 - 584 pages
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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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