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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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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Part 2

Blackie and son, ltd - 1879 - 230 pages
...Ben Jonson has described Bacon's eloquence in words which have often been quoted. "No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he (87) F uttered. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. The fear of every...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 772 pages
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble spe.iker 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 weighty, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880 - 668 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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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - 1880 - 836 pages
...There 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 spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Essentials of English Speech and Literature: An Outline of the Origin and ...

Frank H. Vizetelly - 1915 - 432 pages
...Ben Jonson, his contemporary, wrote : ' ' 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 Warner Library, Volume 2

Charles Dudley Warner, John William Cunliffe, Ashley Horace Thorndike, Harry Morgan Ayres, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer - 1917 - 700 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 rightly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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Characters from the Histories & Memoirs of the Seventeenth Century: With an ...

David Nichol Smith - 1918 - 398 pages
...noble Speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, (where hee could spare, or passe by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffer'd lesse emptinesse, lesse idlenesse, in what hee utter'd. No member...
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La philosophie moderne depuis Bacon jusqu'à Leibniz, Volume 1

Gaston Sortais - 1920 - 620 pages
...VII, 140, au milieu delà Lettre). 2. Yet there happened in my time one noble Bpeaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he could spare or pass by a Jest) waa nobly 'isolions. No man ever apake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily or suffered lésa...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 432 pages
...says of him: "There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more...less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. The fear of every man that heard him...
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English Literature: With Illustrations from Poetry and Prose

Geraldine Emma Hodgson - 1923 - 328 pages
...likeness is always on this side truth. Yet 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 presly,1 more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what...
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