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" Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in good words or in good order. "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 369
edited by - 1864
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...than Eloquence i and to fpeak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to fpeak in good words. words, or in good order. A good continued Speech, without a good Speech of Interlocution, (hews flownefs •, and a good Reply, or fecond Speech without a good fetled Speech, fheweth Shallownefs...
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The English enchiridion, a selection of apothegms,moral maxims. &c

John Feltham - 1799
...physic to preserve health. vi. Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in good words, or in good order. VII. It were better to have no opinion of GOD at all, than such an opinion as is unworthy of him; for...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...thought he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...are weakest in the course, are yet nimblest in the turn; as it is betwixt the greyhound and the hare. To use too many circumstances, ere one come to the...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...may learn by thee. , BANDOIPH. DISCRETION of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeable to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in good words or in good order. Speech of a man's self ought to be seldom and well chosen. I knew one was wont to say in scorn, " He...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...he would mar a " good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...continued speech without a good speech of interlocution shews slowness ; and a good reply, or second speech, without a good settled •peech, sheweth shallowness...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...thought he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...are weakest in the course, are yet nimblest in the turn ; as it is betwixt the greyhound and the hare. To use too many circumstances ere one come to the...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...thought he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...slowness; and a good reply, or second speech without a good-settled speech, showeth shallowness and weakness ; as we see in beasts, that those that are weakest...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...thought he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...continued speech, without a good speech of interlocution, shews slowness ; and a good reply, or second speech, without a good settled speech, sheweth shallowness...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech .is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...continued speech, without a good speech of interlocution, shews slowness : and a good reply, or second speech, without a good settled speech, sheweth shallowness...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...interlocution, shews slowness : and a good reply, or second speech, without a good settled speech, sheweth shallowness and weakness. As we see in beasts, that...are weakest in the course, are yet nimblest in the turn : as it is betwixt the greyhound and the hare. To use too many circumstances ere one come to the...
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