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" 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 all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. "
The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ... - Page 108
by Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...How many things are there which a man cannot with any face or comeliness say or do himself .' A rnan can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much...man cannot speak to his son but as a father; to his wife but as a husband ; to his enemy but upon terms : whereas a friend may speak as the case requires,...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...there are 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....man cannot speak to his son but as a father, to his wife but as a husband, to his enemy but upon terms ; whereas, a. friend may speak as the case requires,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...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;...man cannot speak to his son but as a father; to his wife but as a husband ; to his enemy but upon terms: whereas a friend may speak as the case requires,...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1813
...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...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 Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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...man cannot speak to his son but as a father ; to his wife 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
...man have a true friend, he may rest almost secure, that the care of those things will continue after him : so that a man hath as it were two lives in his...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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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819
...man have a true friend, he may rest almost secure, that the care of those things will continue after him. So that a man hath as it were two lives in his...cannot speak to his son, but as a father ; to his wife, but as a husband ; to his enemy, but upon terms ; whereas a friend may speak as the case requires,...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...man have a true friend, ke may rest almost secure, that the care of those things will continue after him. So that a man hath as it were two lives in his...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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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 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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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...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;...man cannot speak to his son 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,...
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