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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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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1859 - 768 pages
...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 spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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A critical dictionary of English literature, and British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1859 - 1028 pages
...happened in my time ODG noble speaker who was fn]I of gravity in his speaking. His language, »hen ho could spare or ¡ pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more I neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, I less idleness, in...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1859 - 1030 pages
...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 Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1859 - 616 pages
...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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Ethica; Or, Characteristics of Men, Manners & Books

Arthur Lloyd Windsor - English literature - 1860 - 428 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,...less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. _ 1 1238, 24—2 No member of his speech, but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough...
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Ethica: Or, Characteristics of Men, Manners, and Books

Arthur Lloyd Windsor - English literature - 1860 - 428 pages
...speaker must always have possessed an undue influence on such a listener: " His language, where ho could spare, or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious....less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. 1 1238. 24—2 No member of his speech, but consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860 - 512 pages
...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 his speaking....pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1897 - 950 pages
...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 and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861 - 422 pages
...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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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866 - 734 pages
...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 his speaking....pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what...
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