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" 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 spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less... "
Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous - Página 249
por Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 744 páginas
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866 - 760 páginas
...capacious rather than a subtle mind. Ben Jonson, a most unexceptionable judge, has described Bacon's eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will...idleness, in what he uttered./' No member of his speech bn* consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He...
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History of the Life and Times of James Madison, Volumen2

William Cabell Rives - 1866 - 716 páginas
...my day," says the famous Ben Jonson, " one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more...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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The Authorship of Shakespeare

Nathaniel Holmes - 1867 - 636 páginas
...recognition of one, who had an eye to see, an ear to hear, and a soul to comprehend : says Ben Jonson, " There happened in my time one noble speaker, who was...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke and had his judges angry and pleased at his...
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Records of Noble Lives

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1867 - 370 páginas
...my time," he says, " 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....his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his...
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'Many happy returns of the day!' By C. and M.C. Clarke

Charles Cowden Clarke - 1869 - 402 páginas
...he 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...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volumen6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1871 - 732 páginas
...capacious rather than a subtle mind. Ben Jonson, a most unexceptionable judge, has described Bacon's eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his...
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My Study Windows

James Russell Lowell - 1871 - 450 páginas
...speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered...his own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him, without loss. He commanded where he spoke." Those who heard him while their natures...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen132

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1872 - 612 páginas
...There happened in my time one nohlo speaker who was full of gravity in his speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious....his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and Lad his judges angry and pleased at his...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

1872 - 556 páginas
...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...his own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him, without loss. He commanded where he spoke; and had his judges angry and pleased at...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volumen6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1873 - 728 páginas
...capacious rather than a subtle mind. Ben Jonson, a most unexceptionable judge, has described Bacon's eloquence in words, which, though often quoted, will...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his...
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