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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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Ethica; Or, Characteristics of Men, Manners & Books

Arthur Lloyd Windsor - 1860 - 428 pages
...speaker must always have possessed an undue influence on such a listener: " His language, where ho could spare, or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious....less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. 1 1238. 24—2 No member of his speech, but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1897 - 950 pages
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted »gain. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was rail of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was ttobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less empti...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861 - 424 pages
...speaking. His language, where he eerald spare or pass by a jest, was nobly eensorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered...less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speeeh but eonsisted of his own graees. His hearers eould not eough or look aside from him without...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866 - 730 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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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866 - 760 pages
...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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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 85

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866 - 712 pages
...happened in my time one noble speaker (Lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. Hi» language, where he could spare or pass by a jest,...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prest ly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what lie littered. No member...
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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 636 pages
...a soul to comprehend : says Ben Jonson, " 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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Records of Noble Lives

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1867 - 370 pages
...my time," he says, " 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 spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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'Many happy returns of the day!' By C. and M.C. Clarke

Charles Cowden Clarke - 1869 - 402 pages
...the passage from Milton. ' 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 suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1871 - 732 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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