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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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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 3

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...as whereunto himself pretendeth. Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably bellous, and unlicensed pamphlets, to the great defamation...and Government." 134 135 those fabulous dragon's showeth slowness ; and a good second speech without a good set speech showeth shallowness. To use too...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...dance too long galliards. . . . 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. LORD BACON : Essay XXXIII., Of Discourse. Whosoever hath his mind fraught with many thoughts, his wits...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...good words, or in good order. A good continu™ speech, without a good speech of interlocution, shews th their untutored Anglicisms, odious to be read, yet not to be avoided witho sheweth shallowness and «eatness. As we see in beasts, that those that are **&•& in the course,...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 524 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 Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and religious works

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1877
...prandium bonum mnfit condimcntii corruptunan. more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably to liim with whom we deal, is more than to .speak in good...good order. A good continued speech, without a good speecli of interlocution, shews slowness ; and a good reply or second speech, without a good settled...
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The Children's Jewish Advocate

Jews - 1877
..." mar a good dinner," adding, "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 ; for he that hath a satirical vein, making others afraid of his wit, hath need to be afraid of others'...
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Macmillan's Reading Books

Readers - 1878
...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 (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1879 - 347 pages
...he would mar a good dinner.' Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably26 to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...without a good settled speech, showeth shallowness and weakness.21 As we see in beasts, that those that are weakest in the course, are yet nimblest in the...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...he would mar a good dinner. Discretion of speech is more than eloquence : and to 60 speak agreeably to him with Whom we deal, is more than to speak in...second speech, without a good settled speech, showeth ledge : if sometimes you dissemble your knowledge of that you are thought to knowe, you shallbe thought...
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The essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...he would mar a good dinner' Discretion of speech is more than eloquence ; and to speak agreeably20 to him with whom we deal, is more than to speak in...interlocution, shows slowness ; and a good reply, or second speech,1 without a good settled speech, showeth shallowness andVeakness.21 As we see in beasts, that...
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