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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 Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool - Page 59
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The Port Folio

1801
...cabinet of the unfortunate Louis XVI. NOTES OF A DESULTORY READER.—FOR THE PORT FOLIO. BEN JOXSON thus speaks of the eloquence of lord Bacon: " There...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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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney

Thomas Zouch - 1809 - 400 pages
...whose lan" guage, where he could spare or pass- by a jest, was nobly censorious. No" man ever spoke more neatly, more prestly, more weightily, or suffered...No member of his speech " but consisted of his own grace : His hearers could not cough or look aside " from him withost loss. He commanded where he spoke...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...he could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, morepressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...commanded where he spoke ; and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more expressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of the own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded, where...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more expressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speech bat consisted of the own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He...
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Relics of Literature

Reuben Percy - 1823 - 400 pages
...language (where he could spare or pass by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man more neatly, more priestly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness,...him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and made his judges angry and pleased, at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power....
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...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...uttered: no member of his speech but consisted of its own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss : he commanded when...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 7

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1827
...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...commanded where he spoke; and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1827
...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...commanded where he spoke; and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power. The fear of every man that...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of its own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where...
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