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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 6
by John Mason Good - 1813
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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
...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 87 his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...man cannot, with any 1 Crook. To pervert. See page 239. * Estate. State; condition ; cirennutances. face or comeliness say or do himself? A man can scarce allege hie own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg,...
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Materials and Models for Latin Prose Composition

John Young Sargent, T. F. Dallin - Latin language - 1875 - 361 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 ow1,^ •So again, a man's person hath many proper relations wh,ch he cannot...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...friendship is, all offices of life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise 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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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 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, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...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 250 modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg, and a number...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 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...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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and religious works

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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