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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 359
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...good reply, or second speech without a good settled speech, showeth shallowness or weaknf as we Ke in beasts, that those that are weakest in the course are yet nimblest in the turn, as it is betwixt the greyhound and the bare. To use too man; circumstances ere one come to the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 455 pages
...order. A good continued speech, without a good speech, of interlocution, shows slowness; and a good 41 reply, or second speech, without a good settled speech,...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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeable.^to him \vith whom we deal, is moro ttian ations, and monuments ; to this tendeth the desire of memory, fame, wlBbut a good settled speech, showeth shallowness and weakness. As we see in beasts, that those that...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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 goo;l words, or in good order. A good continued speech, without a good speech of interlocution, shows...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...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 betwixtthe greyhound and the hare. To use too many circumstances, ere one come to the...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...thought he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeable to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...speech of interlocution, shows slowness; and a good 40 41 reply, or second speech, without a good settled speech, showeth shallowness and weakness. As...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...Speech, is more than Eloquence; and to fpeak agreeably to him, with whom we deal, is more than to fpeak in good Words, or in good Order. A good continued Speech, without a good Speech of Interlocution, fhews Slownefs : And a good Reply, or fecond Speech, without a good fettled Speech, fheweth Shallownefs...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...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...that are weakest in the course, are yet nimblest in 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 Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...thought he would mar a good dinner." Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably scien( # speed), without a good speech of interlocution, shows slowness : and a good reply, or second speech,...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 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...reply, or second speech, without a good settled speech, showetli shallowness and weakness. As we see in beasts, that those that are weakest in the course,...
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