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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 British Prose Writers - Page 98
1821
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...proper Relations, which he cannot put oft A man cannot H 3 fpeaK fpeak to his Son, but as a Father4, to his Wife, but as a Husband •, to his Enemy but upon terms: Whereas a Friend may fpeak as the Cafe requires, and not as it forte th with the Perfon : But to enumerate thefe things...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - 1733
...Friend. So again, a Man Hands in many Relations, which he cannot diveft himfelf of. He cannot fpeak to his Son, but as a Father ; to his Wife, but as a Hufband j to his Enemy., toot with Referve : Whereas a Friend may fpeak to them all, as the Cafe requires,...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...own merits with modesty, much less extol them. A man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg, and a number of the like; but all these things are graceful...friend may speak as the case requires, and not as itsortethwith the person. IBID. BUT little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth,...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 5

John Mason Good - 1813
...merits with modesty, much less extol them ; 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 aie blushing in a man's own. So assain a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful...cannot speak to his son, but as a father ; to his w ife, but as a husband ; to his enemy but upon terms : whereas a friend may speak as the case requires,...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful...many proper relations, which he cannot put off. A roan cannot speak to his son, but as a father ; to his wife, but as a husband ; to his enemy but upon...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 5

John Mason Good - 1819
...supplicate or beg; and a number of the like: but ull these things are graceful in a friend's moulh, which are blushing in a man's own. So again a man's person hath many proper relation» which he cannot put off. A man cannot speak ю his son but as a father ; lo his wife but...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...merits with modesty, much less extol them : 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 in a man's own. So again, a man's person hath many proper relations,...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like: but all these things are graceful...but as a father; to his wife but as a husband; to hie enemy but upon terms: whereas a friend may speak as the case requires, and not as it sorteth with...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1824
...merits with modesty, much less extol them : a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful...again, a man's person hath many proper relations, wnich he cannot put off. A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father; to his wife, but as a husband;...
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