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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 Shakespeare Enigma

Peter Dawkins - 2004 - 477 pages
...first commended to Dr. Playfer, a Professour of Divinity in the University of Cambridge . . . [but] he sent a Specimen of such superfine Latinity, that...which he desired not so much neat and polite, as clear and Masculine, and apt Expression. His Lordship wrote them [his Essays] in the English Tongue, and...
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