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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 Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

1852 - 778 pages
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full t { t t_{Qx'rJ| spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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A New General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 2

Hugh James Rose - 1853 - 528 pages
...in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking ; his language, when he would spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more preisly, 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 - 1854 - 430 pages
...ministers resented this outbreak of public spirit in the highest manner. Indeed, many an honest member of speaking. His language, where he could spare or 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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Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854 - 894 pages
...noble speaker, the Lord Verulam, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he could ur. But that which is specially to be noted is, that those which, as Cice prestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 34

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855 - 584 pages
...Ben Jonson, " one noble speaker who was full of gravily in his speaking. His language, 1865.J [Feb. 'where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No mim ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 62

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855 - 718 pages
...eloquence of Lord Bacon : " There happened in my time one noble speaker (Lord Yerulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he could spare or ptv-s by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prestí у, more weightily,...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856 - 704 pages
...the eloquence of Lord Bacon: "There happened in my time one noble speaker (Lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prestly , more weightily, or sutfcred less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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Lives of lord Lyndhurst and lord Brougham, Volume 1

John Campbell (1st baron.) - 1857 - 422 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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The Biographical History of Philosophy from Its Origin in Greece Down to the ...

George Henry Lewes - 1857 - 801 pages
...other powers. Ben Junson 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 pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Volume 3

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1857 - 426 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...could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. Jso man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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