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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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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Del 2

Blackie and son, ltd - 1879
...Ben Jonson has described Bacon's eloquence in words which have often been quoted. "No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he (87) F uttered. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. The fear of every...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 764 sider
...often quoted, will bear to be quoted again. " There happened in my time one noble spe.iker 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 weighty, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay, Bind 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...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, less idleness, in what...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - 1880 - 530 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 Warner Library, Bind 2

1917
...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 spake more neatly, more rightly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 373 sider
...says of him: "There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more...less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. The fear of every man that heard him...
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Discoveries, 1641: Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden, 1619

Ben Jonson - 1923 - 106 sider
...Speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His L language, (where hee could spare, or passe by a jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffer'd lesse emptinesse, lesse idlenesse, in what hee utter'd. No member...
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Studies in Rhetoric and Public Speaking in Honor of James Albert Winans

Alexander Magnus Drummond - 1925 - 297 sider
...commendation from his friend Ben Jonson : There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking; his language, where he...nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more presly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of...
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Outlines of English Literature: With Readings

William Joseph Long - 1925 - 807 sider
...Timber: " There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. ... No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more...less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. . . . The fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an end." When Elizabeth died, Bacon...
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Falstaff and Other Shakespearean Topics, Bind 10

Albert Harris Tolman - 1925 - 270 sider
...eloquence Jonson said in the "Discoveries" : No man ever spake more neatly, more presly [concisely], more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. . . . His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him, without loss. He commanded where he spoke,...
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