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" Yet 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. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness,... "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 230
1849
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - Autographs - 1823 - 400 pages
...always on this side of truth. Yet there happened in my time, one noble speaker (Lord Chancellor Bacon) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language...could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man more neatly, more priestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...powerful advocate, according to his friend, Ben Jonson, who thus speaks of his parliamentary eloquence : " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was...could spare or pass by a jest was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 7

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Law - 1827
...alone ; for no imitator ever grew up to his author : likeness is always on this side of truth ; yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1827
...alone ; for no imitator ever grew up to his author : likeness is always on this side of truth ; yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...his mind, Jonson was peculiarly qualified to form a competent judgment. " There happened," 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 emptiness, less idleness...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...his mind, Jonson was peculiarly qualified to form a competent judgment. " There happened," 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 emptiness, less idleness...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...his mind, Jonson was peculiarly qualified to form a competent judgment. " There happened," 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 emptiness, less idleness...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The ..., Volume 4

Edward Robinson - 1848
...mind. As a specimen of oratory, let us take the oratory of Lord Bacon, as described by Ben Jonson : " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more mightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...powerful advocate, according to his friend, Ben Jonson, who thus speaks of his parliamentary eloquence : " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was...could spare or pass by a jest was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ...

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pages
...Jonson, f ' one noble speaker, who was full * Bacon's Works, vol. I2, p. 28. -f ' O rare Ben Jonson ! ' of gravity in his speaking: his language, where he...could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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