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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 Works - Page 17
by Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...Jonson says nearly the same of Lord Bacon. There happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he...spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or * Peacham 's Compleat Gentleman, p. 43. suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered....
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 522 pages
...says he, " in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered...less idleness in what he uttered. No member of his specch but consisted of its own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him without...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837 - 608 pages
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. 'There happened in my time one noble speaker who ' was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man 'ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suf' fered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838 - 870 pages
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...noble speaker, the Lord Verulam, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he could pass by a jest, was 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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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. ' There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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American Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated, Volume 3

1841 - 632 pages
...happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more precisely, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered ; no member...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 3

1841
...happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more precisely, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered; no member...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841 - 622 pages
...likeness \s nlways on this side of truth ; yet there happened In my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he could spare or pats by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily,...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843 - 520 pages
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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