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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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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 3

1835
...remarkable one : its discrimination and its raciness give weight to the opinion which it expresses : • 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, nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prisly,...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 3-4

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835
...remarkable one : its discrimination and its raciness give weight to the opinion which it expresses: ' 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, nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prisly,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...judge, has described his eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. 'There happened in my time one noble speaker who '...'could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man 'ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suf' fered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - Fore-edged painting - 1837 - 356 pages
...trade, the colonies and the court ; and of his parliamentary eloquence his friend Ben Jonson says, " 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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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...judge, has described his eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was...could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...author. " There happened in my time," says the learned poet, " one noble speaker, the Lord Verulam, 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,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...judge, has described his eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. ' There happened in my time one noble speaker who was...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,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...alone ; for no imitator ever grew up to hie author : likeness \s nlways on this side of truth ; yet there happened In my time one noble speaker, who was...his speaking. His language (where he could spare or pats by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily,...
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The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health, Volume 3

1841
...given so true a picture of the very highest order of oratory, that we will present it in his own words. "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 spake more neatly, more precisely,...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 3

Phrenology - 1841
...given so true a picture of the very highest order of oratory, that we will present it in his own words. "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 spake more neatly, more precisely,...
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