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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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Views of theology; as developed in 3 sermons, and on his trails before the ...

Lyman Beecher - 1853
...cannot. I select a few from known and classical authors : LOED BACON. — A man's person hath many relations which he cannot put off. A man cannot speak to his wife but as a husband ; to his son, but as a father ; to his enemy, but upon terms. — p. 186. Dr....
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...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...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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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - 1855 - 334 pages
...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...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once our labor has begun, the comfort that enables us to endure it is the prospect of its end...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...show you his estate. — Shakespere. 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, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 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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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1856
...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;...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once our labor has begun, the comfort that enables us to endure it is the prospect of its end:...
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The Elements of Punctuation: With Rules on the Use of Capital Letters ...

John Wilson - 1856 - 152 pages
...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...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. EXEnCISK TO I!E WRITTEN. Insert both the semicolon and the colon wherever required in these sentences...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1856 - 334 pages
...there which a man carfnot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once our labor has begun, the comfort that enables us to endure it is the prospect of its end:...
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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...mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, ' ivleo ulfatum immniurum nix ottil; atque habeat quit (nt loquamur mart tribttlia* out Jirmariorum)...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 550 pages
...show you his estate.' — Shakespere. 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 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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