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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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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861
...eloquenee in words, whieh, though often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in aiy time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he eerald spare or pass by a jest, was nobly eensorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly,...
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Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1861
...second causes ; but depth of philosophg bringeth a man back to God again. Now I full of gravity in hU 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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Bacon, His Writings and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1862 - 715 pages
...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...[censorlike]. No man ever spake more neatly, more prcssly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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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Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1864
...attributing too much to second causes ; but depth of philosophy bringeth a man back to God again. Now I full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where...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 Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 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 lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...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 Lord Macaulay, Complete: History of England

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...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 and historical essays, contributed to The Edinburgh review, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1866
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was fall of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...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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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 85

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1866
...happened in my time one noble speaker (Lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. Hiť language, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prest ly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...
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