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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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Didactics: Social, Literary, and Political, Volume 1

Robert Walsh - Conduct of life - 1836
...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...person hath many proper relations which he cannot put oft'. 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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Didactics: Social, Literary, and Political, Volume 1

Robert Walsh - Conduct of life - 1836
...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...supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like : but nil these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again a man's...
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Views in Theology

Lyman Beecher - Man (Theology) - 1836 - 240 pages
...cannot. I select a few from known and classical authors. Lord 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. Johnson....
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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...person hath many proper relations which he cannot put olļ'. A man cannot speak to his son but as a father ; to his wife but as a husband ; to his enemy...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...there which a man cannot, with any ”лее or comeliness, say or do himself) A man can scarce allego 47 arc graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So, again, a man's person hath...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, fay or do himself I A man can scarce allege , And bind you, when you long to play, For your offence ; I'll s sometime) brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...are there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself! A man can scarce allege man that impnrtvth his joys to his friend, but he joyeth ill these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So, again, a...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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 nvmbei of the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like : but all these things arc graceful in a friend'« mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So, again, a man's ]>ereon hath many proper relations which ho cannot put off. A man cannot speak to his son but as a...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...there which a man cannot, with any face, or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce allege cZ Tw3 E n- +F 3 7 ˱ m 0I` , C D 9] 쀷 sometijngs brook to supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like : but all these things are graceful...
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