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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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1880
...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...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 in a friend's...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...friendship is, all offices of life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy ; for he may exercise p, and there can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity ; an sny or do himself! A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a jnan...
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The Wealth of Friendship

Friendship - 1909 - 210 pages
...characters of others. By mutual confidence and mutual aid Great deeds are done, and great discoveries made. 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. XV OLD FRIENDS ARE BEST For believe me, in this world which is ever slipping...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 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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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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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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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

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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