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" No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. "
Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ... - Page 17
by Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool

700 pages
...eloquence of lord Bacon: " There happened in my time one noble speaker (lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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The Port Folio

1801 - 674 pages
...eloquence of lord Bacon: " There happened in my time one noble speaker (lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness. less idleness in what he uttered. No mem* her...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1806 - 478 pages
...Dominus Verulamus, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he could spare or passe by a jest) was nobly censorious; no man ever spake...neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptinesse, lesse idleness in what he utter'd. His hearers could not cough, or looke aside from him,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 7, Part 1

John Britton - 1808 - 882 pages
...as -if the court had beene there, so nobly did he live. His language, where he could spare or passe by a jest, was nobly censorious : no man ever spake more neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffered lesse cmptinese, Icsse idelness, in what he uttered. His bearers...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816 - 462 pages
...likeness is always on this side truth. Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he...was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, morepressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...Discoveries," p. 101, Sfc. I HERE happened in my time, one noble Speaker, [Lord Verulam] who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more expressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...Discoveries," p. 101, fyc. L HERE happened in my time, one noble Speaker, [Lord Verulam] who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more expressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821 - 400 pages
...described in the words of Ben Jonson, who, when speaking of Bacon's eloquence in parliament, says, " No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idlenesse in what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821 - 402 pages
...described in the words of Ben Jonson, who, when speaking of Bacon's eloquence in parliament, says, " Aro man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idtenesse in what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place...
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - 1823 - 432 pages
...side of truth. Yet there happened in my time, one noble speaker (Lord Chancellor Bacon) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he...spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man more neatly, more priestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered....
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