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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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Works, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...alone ; for no imitator ever grew up to Ыа author : likenesi is always on this side of truth ; yet there happened in my time one noble speaker} who was full of gravity in hid speaking. His language (where he could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1843
...has described Bacon's 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, Basil Montagu - 1844
...gravity in bia speaking. His language (where be could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorioue. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, lets idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. Ilia hearerscould...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 113

1872
...tradition, no rational doubt can be entertained of their excellence. Ben Jonson writes thus of Bacon: — " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in bis speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, wag nobly censorious. No man ever...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1844
...truth ; yet there happened in my lime one noble speaker, who was full of gravity In his speaking. IIi> language (where he could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, leas Idleness,...
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Judges - 1845
...that he should retain his seat in the Lower House. " There happened in my time," says Ben Jonson, " one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking....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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...oratory by Ben Jonson would seem to have a special reference to his speaking in Parliament : — " There happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...jest, was nobly censorious [censorlike]. .No man ever spake_jnore neatly, more pressly, \ more .weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in...
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The Great Oyer of Poisoning: The Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the ...

Andrew Amos - Trials (Murder) - 1846 - 551 pages
...would he have appeared to us, if we had heard him!" " There happened," writes Ben Jonson of Bacon, " in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity...could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more greatly, more precisely, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, or less...
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The Great Oyer of Poisoning: the Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the ...

Andrew AMOS (Professor of Laws, Cambridge.) - 1846 - 551 pages
...would he have appeared to us, if we had heard him!" "There happened," writes Ben Jonson of Bacon, " in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity...could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more greatly, more precisely, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, or less...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was foil The queen harangued them. The priests ϸ Z* No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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