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" No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition: - Page cxcv
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool

700 pages
...speaks of the eloquence of lord Bacon: " There happened in my time one noble speaker (lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language,...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813 - 706 pages
...speaks of the eloquence of lord Bacon; " There happened in my time one noble speaker (lord Verulam) who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language,...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1801 - 674 pages
...he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more prestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness. less idleness in what he uttered. No mem* her of his speech but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806 - 478 pages
...Dominus Verulamus, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he could spare or passe by a jest) was nobly censorious; no man ever spake...neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptinesse, lesse idleness in what he utter'd. His hearers could not cough, or looke aside from him,...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806 - 490 pages
...rhetorical powers is cited by Aubrey : " There happened in my time one noble speaker, Dominus Verulamus, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language (where he could spare or passe by a jest) was nobly censorious; no man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 7, Part 1

John Britton - Architecture - 1808 - 882 pages
...as -if the court had beene there, so nobly did he live. His language, where he could spare or passe by a jest, was nobly censorious : no man ever spake more neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffered lesse cmptinese, Icsse idelness, in what he uttered. His bearers...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - Dramatists, English - 1816 - 464 pages
...ever grew up to his author ; likeness is always on this side truth. Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking....was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, morepressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 312 pages
...Contemporary, in hit " Discoveries," p. 101, Sfc. I HERE happened in my time, one noble Speaker, [Lord Verulam] who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more expressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...Contemporary, in his " Discoveries," p. 101, fyc. L HERE happened in my time, one noble Speaker, [Lord Verulam] who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more expressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821 - 400 pages
...described in the words of Ben Jonson, who, when speaking of Bacon's eloquence in parliament, says, " No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idlenesse in what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place...
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