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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror - Page 48
by Anniversary calendar - 1832
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...neatly, more presslv, 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 uside from him without loss. He commanded «-here he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...neatly, more pressly, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness, in what he uttered. ambassador and cabinet councillor ; mere politicians by the essayist and hist congh or look aside from him without loss. He commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry and...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 4

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...to him the compliment passed by Ben Jonson on Lord Verulam : — " He commanded when he spoke ; he had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power ; and the fear of every man that heard him was lest he should come to an end.'' In general politics,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...No member of his speech, but consisted of its own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside the ordina We are now to contemplate Bacon in the civil character which he sustained, as a lawyer. He was compelled...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 8

Dugald Stewart - 1854
...suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of its own graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside...had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. The fear of every man that heard him was, that ho should make an end." Xo finer description of the...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 34

American periodicals - 1855
...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...affections more in his power. The fear of every man who heard him was lest he should make an end." In politics, however, he made a perilous attempt to...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L. Duyckinck, Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855
...neatly, more prestí у, more weightily, or suffered less emptiness, less idleness in what he uttered. No member of his speech but consisted of his own graces....commanded where he spoke ; and had his judges angry or pleased at his devotion. The fear of every one that heard him was, lest he should make an end."...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...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....man that heard him was, lest he should make an end. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place or honors, but I have and do reverence...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...own graces. His hearers could not cough, or look aside from him, without loss. He commanded where ho spoke ; and had his judges angry and pleased at his...man that heard him was, lest he should make an end. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place, or honours, but I have and do...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...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....commanded where he spoke, and had his judges angry arid pleased at his devotion. No man had ftieir affections more in his power. The fear of every man...
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