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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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 768 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...comeliness, say or do himself! A man can scarce allege hi- own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and religious works

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 1014 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 lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1877 - 782 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...or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much less extol them : a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate...
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The précis book: or Lessons in accuracy of statement [&c.]. [With] Key

William Cosmo Monkhouse - 1878 - 224 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 essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1878 - 246 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 Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1878 - 790 pages
...For he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which a man cannot, with any fuce or comeliness, say or do himself ? A man can scarce...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 Elements of Rhetoric and Composition: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges

David Jayne Hill - 1878 - 312 pages
...sentences subdivided by semi-colons, unless numerous and complex, should be separated by colons ; as, " A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty,...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 Cromaboo Mail Carrier: A Canadian Love Story

James T. Jones, Mary Leslie - 1878 - 308 pages
...SIXTEENTH. " I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word Would harrow up thy soul — ." — SHAKSPEARE. " A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; - - - but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own I have...
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The Essays (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1879 - 356 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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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879 - 272 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...himself ! A man can scarce allege his own merits with «50 modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg, and a number...
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