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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 Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion - Page 341
1801
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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 Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...How many things are there, which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much...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
...How many things are there, which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much...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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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...How many things are there, which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much...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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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...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 sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg, aud 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: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...there, which a man cannot, with any face of comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...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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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...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. Bacon, A man shall see facet, which, if you examine them part by p»rt, you shall never find good ;...
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Classical Examinations: Or, A Selection of University Scholarship ..., Volume 1

University of Cambridge - Universities and colleges - 1830 - 610 pages
...How many things are there which a man cannot, with any face, or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much...person hath many proper relations which he cannot put oil'. A man cannot speak to his son but as a father ; to his wife but as a husband ; to his enemy but...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 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...cannot sometimes brook to supplicate, or beg, and a nvmber of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a...
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