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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. "
Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ... - Side 17
af Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 sider
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A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly arranged ..., Bind 2

New general biographical dictionary - 1857 - 1857 sider
...in my time one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking ; his language, when he would spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more preesly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered : no member of...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 sider
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, where he...pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, lese idleness, in what...
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Bradshaw's shilling handbook [afterw.] Bradshaw's illustrated tourists ...

George Bradshaw - 1858 - 2147 sider
...church, by Sir T. Meautys, or Mewtis, his admirer, as he calls himself. " Ño man," says Ben Jonson, " ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily;...less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. . . . His hearers could not look aside from him without loss. ... No man had their affections more...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - 1874 - 411 sider
...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 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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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1858
...admirable. As Ben Jonson said of his speeches in Parliament, " No man ever spake more neatly, more briefly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered." Never, surely, was truth more closely packed, or conveyed in language more pithy, nervous, and striking....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1859 - 744 sider
...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 American Authors

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1859 - 3140 sider
...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 American ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1859 - 3140 sider
...ji'st. wag nobly censorious. No man ever Kpoke more neatly, more pressly. more weightily, or RufTered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his speoch but consisted of bis own ••.r:nv>. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without...
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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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Ethica; Or, Characteristics of Men, Manners & Books

Arthur Lloyd Windsor - 1860 - 404 sider
...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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