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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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 230
1849
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Sir Philip Sydney's Defense of Poetry: And Observations on Poetry and ...

Sir Philip Sidney - 1787 - 144 pages
...imitated alone : for no imitator, evergrew up to his author; likenefs is always orT*truTfille.truth. Yet there happened in my time one noble Speaker, who was full of gravity in his fpeaking. His language (where he could fpare, or pafs by a jeft) was nobly cenfoiious. No man ever...
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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool

...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,...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...
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The Port Folio

1813
...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,...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...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1806
...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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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1806
...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, or suffered less emptinesse, Icsse idleness in what he utter'd. His hearers could not cough, or looke aside from him,...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...imitated alone: for no imitator ever grew up to his author ; likeness is always on this side truth. Yet there happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...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,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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...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,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 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...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,...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...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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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...described in the words of Ben Jonson, who, when speaking of Bacon's eloquence in parliament, says, " Aro man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idtenesse in what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place...
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