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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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...to have a special reference to his speaking in Parliament:—" There happened in my time one nohle speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he could spare or pass hy a jest, was nohly censorious [censorlike]. No man ever spake more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...imitated alone ; for no imitator ever grew up to his author ; likeness is always on this side 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: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848
...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 full of gravity in his speaking. Ilia language (where he could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 4

Theology - 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 Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 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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An Essay on the Expression of Passion in Oratory

Henry Philip Tappan - Oratory - 1848 - 18 pages
...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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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1848 - 456 pages
...encomium which Ben Jonson pronounced on Lord Bacon's speaking may be justly applied to Samuel Adams. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speech. His language was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848
...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 full of gravity in hie speaking : his language, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Theology - 1848
...oratory, let us take the oratory of Lord Bacon, as described by Ben Jonson : " There happened in mj 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, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...trade, the colonies, and the court; and of his parliamentary eloquence his friend Ben Jonson says, " or the suppressing and bridling the rest. For as in...one faction with another, so i* is in the governm No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...
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