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" there is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence." One meets with people in the world, who seem never to have made the last of these observations. And yet these great talkers do not... "
The Works of Lord Bacon: Letters - Page 71
by Francis Bacon - 1854
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 2

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808 - 542 pages
...hath charged us to confess him, cannot but confess himself ; Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said. There is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence. He, that is the Wisdom of his Father, hath here given us a pattern of both. We may not so speak, as...
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A View of the Doctrines and Duties of the Christian Religion,: In Fortynine ...

Joseph Lathrop - 1810 - 600 pages
..."whole truth. " A fool uttereth all his mind ; but a wise man keepeth it in till afterward." — " There is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence."- — " And a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment." We are never to violate truth ; but...
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Sermons on Various Subjects, Evangelical, Devotional and Practical ..., Volume 3

Joseph Lathrop - 1810 - 608 pages
...the wWt truth. " A fool uttereth all his mind ; but a wise-man keepeth it in till afterward." — " There is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence." — " And a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment7"" We are never to violate truth ; but...
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The Works of Joseph Butler ...: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author ...

Joseph Butler - 1813 - 788 pages
...conversation, giving of characters, speaking well or evil of others. The wise man observes, that " there is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence." One meets with people in the world, who seem never'to have made the last of these observations. And...
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, Volume 5

Nathaniel Lardner - 1815 - 618 pages
...actions. " There is a season for every thing, and every thing is beautiful in its time," Ecc. iii. 1, 11. "There is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence," says Solomon, ver. 7. Again, " A word spoken in due season, how good is it?" Prov. xv. 23. " A word...
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Practical Hints to Honest Hearts: On Some of the Many Ways and Means of ...

Richard Graves - 1818 - 170 pages
...melancholy air may be changed into a cheerful song1, and he may learn from you that important proverb, " There is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence." To rise in your husband's esteem, and to be always rising, labour unweariedly by prayer to God, and...
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Sermons Selected from the Works of the Most Eminent Divines of the 16th ...

Edward Atkyns Bray - 1818 - 424 pages
...makes up too great a part of conversation, speaking well or ill of others. The wise man observes, that there is a time to speak, and a time to keep silence. We meet with people in the world, who seem wholly unacquainted with the iast of these observations....
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Writings historical. Letters

Francis Bacon - 1819 - 616 pages
...comfort, although it be before his trial. CXLII. An Expostulation to the Lord Chief Justice COKE. 'lad. My very good Lord, THOUGH it be true, that he who...neither sow nor reap ; yet there is a season for every ac/j'o«,andso thercisu time Ecciei. x!. to speak, and a time to keep silence. There is a time *' when...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 5

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 616 pages
...comfort, although it be before his trial. CXLII. An Expostulation to the Lord Chief St Justice COKE, 126. My very good Lord, THOUGH it be true, that he who...neither sow nor reap ; yet there is a season for every action,and so there is a time Eccies. xi. to speak, and a time to keep silence. There is a time *'...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 5

Francis Bacon - 1824 - 624 pages
...Justice COKE. tion, P .u6. I: . ~ firatcollecMy very good Lord, THOUGH it be true, that he who considered the wind and the rain, shall neither sow nor reap;...a season for every action, and so there is a time 2 D 2 Ecctes. to speak, and a time to keep silence. There is a time *'' 4 ' when the words of a poor...
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