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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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 732 pages
...reference to his speaking in Parliament:—" There happened in my time one nohle speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he could spare or pass hy a jest, was nohly censorious [censorlike]. No man ever spake more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily,...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 18

1849 - 602 pages
...highly qualified to judge of his pretensions. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full , (fertile while palace-front, The interrupted scajuld climbs anew ; The wails are peopled by the pain (censor-like) ; no man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 26

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1849 - 688 pages
...highly qualified to judge of his pretensions. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious (censor-like) no man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 588 pages
...speaks of his parliamentary eloquence : " There happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full r, light of invention, and not fire of contradiction; and esteem of the inquisition of truth as of an sulTered less emptiness, less idleness in what ho uttered : no member of his speech but consisted of...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1850 - 338 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, morepressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1850 - 610 pages
...speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. Hi« language (where he could spare or pass by n Jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more...pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, leas idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850 - 892 pages
...noble speaker, the Lord Verxilam, 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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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1851 - 504 pages
...in the Lower House. " There happened in my time," says Ben Jonson, " 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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A Biographical History of Philosophy, Volume 3

George Henry Lewes - 1851 - 248 pages
...other powers. Ben Jonson thus writes : " 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 pyessly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1851 - 510 pages
...in the Lower House. " There happened in my time," says Ben Jonson, " 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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