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" How many things are there which a man cannot, with any face, or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them : a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like : but... "
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ... - Page 6
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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - 1855 - 360 pages
...his battles are fought, and his march it is ended; The sound of the bagpipe shall wake him no more. How many things are there which a man cannot, with...a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1856 - 364 pages
...his battles are fought, and his march it is ended; The sound of the bagpipe shall woke him no more. How many things are there which a man cannot, with...a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like: but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 406 pages
...offices of life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy, for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there, which a man cannot, with...man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like ; but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing...
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The Elements of Punctuation: With Rules on the Use of Capital Letters ...

John Wilson - 1856 - 188 pages
...his battles are fought, and his march it is ended ; the sound of the bagpipe shall wake him no more. How many things are there which a man cannot, with...a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1856 - 360 pages
...ended ; The sound of the bagpipe shall wake him no more. How many things are there which a man carfnot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A...a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856 - 564 pages
...Estate. Slate; coiulition; circumstances. ' His letter there Will show you his estate. — Shakespere. face or comeliness, say or do himself ? A man can...a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg, and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 578 pages
...Estate. State ; condition ; circumstances. ' His letter there Will show you his estate.' — Shakespere. face or comeliness say or do himself ? A man can scarce...modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg, and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's...
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The Essays Or Counsels Civil and Moral. With the Wisdom of the Ancients ...

Francis Bacon - 1857 - 412 pages
...Offices of Life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy ; for he may exercife them by his Friend. How many things are there which a Man cannot, with any face or comelinefs, fay or do himfelf ? A Man can fcarce allege his own Merits with modefty, much lefs extol...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 790 pages
...offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which a man cannot, with...a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858 - 792 pages
...offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy. For he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which a man cannot, with...a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing...
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