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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 762 pages
...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 - 1859
...and of his parliamentary eloquence his friend Ben Jonson says, "There happened in my time one n6ble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking ;...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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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and American ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1859 - 3140 pages
...Middlesex. Fortunately, wo have a graphic sketch of Bacon as the orator, by his friend Den Jonson : •' 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 ji'st. wag nobly censorious. No man ever Kpoke more neatly, more pressly....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...alone ; for no Imitator ever grew up to Ms 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 sneaking. His language (where he could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1859 - 744 pages
...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 full of gravity in hij speaking. His language, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...in his speaking. His language (where he could spare or paps by a Jest) was nobly censorious. No tuan ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, letl idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearerscould...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860
...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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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1897
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted »gain. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was rail of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was ttobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less empti...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860
...described Bacon's eloquence in words, .vhich, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted »gain. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. Ilia \anguage, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was ttobly censorious. No man ever spoke more...
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Ethica; Or, Characteristics of Men, Manners & Books

Arthur Lloyd Windsor - English literature - 1860 - 404 pages
...qualifications. Such a speaker must always have possessed an undue influence on such a listener: " 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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