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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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Chambers's national reading-books, Libro 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1877 - 464 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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Albany Law Journal, Volumen16

1877 - 506 páginas
...jest) was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less idleness, in what he uttered. No member of his...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 British Parliament ... The pearls and mock pearls of history ...

Abraham Hayward - 1878 - 476 páginas
...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....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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New History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1878 - 444 páginas
...when he could spare or pass a jest, waa nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more neatly, more preesly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without lose. He commanded where he spoko, and had his judges angry and pleased at his...
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Shaw's New History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1879 - 448 páginas
...one noble speaker who was full of gravity in hia speaking. His language, when he could spare or pass a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke more...idleness in what he uttered. No member of his speech hut consisted of his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss. He...
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The Pageant of English Prose: Being Five Hundred Passages by Three Hundred ...

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1912 - 788 páginas
...he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more presly, 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...
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Literary Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1913 - 822 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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English Prose: From the sixteenth century to the restoration

Sir Henry Craik - 1913 - 624 páginas
...he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spoke 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 when he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his...
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College Readings in English Prose

Frank William Scott, Jacob Zeitlin - 1914 - 690 páginas
...Bacon's language: "There happened in my time one noble speaker who was full of gravity in his speech. No man ever spoke more neatly, more pressly, more...his own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside without loss. He commanded when he spoke, and had his judges angry or pleased at his discretion."...
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Edmund Spenser and the Impersonations of Francis Bacon

Edward George Harman - 1914 - 630 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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