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" They put a force upon their natural genius, and in straining of it crack and disable it. And so it seems it happened to that worthy and elegant man. Upon this great occasion he would be over-accurate ; and he sent a specimen of such superfine Latinity,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England - Page vi
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1827
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The British Plutarch, Or Biographical Entertainer: Being a Select Collection ...

1762
...great occafion ; he would be over accurate ; and APPENDIX. i6l he lent a fpecimen of fuch fupejfine Latinity, that the lord Bacon did not encourage him...further in that work ; in the penning of which, he defired not fo much neat and polite, as. clear, mafculine, and apt expieffion. " The whole of this...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...And so, it seems, it happened to that worthy and elegant man. Upon this great occasion he would he over-accurate; and he sent a specimen of such superfine...Latinity, that the Lord Bacon did not encourage him to lahour further in that work, in the penning of which he desired not so much neat and polite as clear,...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon: Including All His ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1868
...themselves when they strive to outdo themselves. They put a force upon their natural genius, and in straining of it crack and disable it. And so it seems...much neat and polite, as clear, masculine, and apt expression."1 On the other hand there is a memorandum in the Commentarius Solutus, dated 25 July, 1608—"...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1868
...themselves when they strive to outdo themselves. They put a force upon their natural genius, and in straining of it crack and disable it. And so it seems...much neat and polite, as clear, masculine, and apt expression."1 On the other hand there is a memorandum in the Commentarius Solutus, dated 25 July, 1008...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie ..., Volume 10

Francis Bacon - 1868
...themselves when they strive to outdo themselves. They put a force upon their natural genius, and in straining of it crack and disable it. And so it seems...in the penning of which he desired not so much neat aud polite, as clear, masculine, and apt expression."1 On the other hand there is a memorandum in the...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon: Including All His ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1868
...seems it happened to that worthy and elegant man. Upon this great occasion he would be over-r.ccurate ; and he sent a specimen of such superfine Latinity,...much neat and polite, as clear, masculine, and apt expression."1 On the other hand there is a memorandum in the Commentarius Solutus, dated 25 July, 1008...
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Bacon's Novum organum

Francis Bacon - 1878 - 619 pages
...26) of his discontent with Dr. Playfer's performance: ' Upon this great occasion he' (Dr. Playfer) ' would be over-accurate ; and he sent a Specimen of...work» in the penning of which he desired not so much nea! and polite, as clear, masculine, . and apt expression." . *> Nov. Org. i. 116. school of English...
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An Account of the Life and Times of Francis Bacon: Extracted from ..., Volume 1

James Spedding - 1878 - 730 pages
...it happened to that worthy and elegant man. Upon this great occasion he would be o ver. accurate ; and he sent a specimen of such superfine Latinity, that the Lord Bacon did not encourage him to labor further in that work, in the penning of which he desired not so much neat and polite, as clear,...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon: Including All His ..., Volume 3

Francis Bacon - 1868
...this great occasion he would be over-accurate ; and he sent a specimen of such superfine Latiuity, that the Lord Bacon did not encourage him to labour...in the penning of which he desired not so much neat aud polite, as clear, masculine, and apt expression.''1 On the other hand there is a memorandum in...
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Hermes Stella: Notes and Jottings Upon the Bacon Cipher

W. F. Wigston - 1996 - 200 pages
...years before ho Lad- asked Dr. Playfer to do it ; who (according to Tenison) sont him a specimen, but " of such superfine Latinity, that the Lord Bacon did...further in that work, in the penning of which he desired nob so much neat and polite, as clear masculine and apt oppression." And it is not improbable that...
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