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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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much leas extol them ; a man can not sometunes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like,...a man's person hath many proper relations which he can not put off. A man can not speak to his son but as a father ; to his wife but as a husband ; to...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...himself 1 A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man can not sometimes brook to supplicate or beg; and a number...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. 80, again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he can not put off. A man can not speak...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...are graceful in a Friend's Mouth, which are blufhing in a Man's own. So 141663 again, a Man's perfon hath many proper Relations, which he cannot put off. A Man cannot fpeak to his Son, but as a Father ; to his Wife, but as a Hufband ; to his Enemy, but upon Terms :...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1853
...there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself i A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing io a man's own. So, again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put off. A man...
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Views of theology; as developed in 3 sermons, and on his trails before the ...

Lyman Beecher - 1853
...cannot. I select a few from known and classical authors : LOED 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....
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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - English language - 1855 - 334 pages
...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...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once our labor has begun, the comfort that enables us to endure it is the prospect of its end...
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The Elements of Punctuation: With Rules on the Use of Capital Letters ...

John Wilson - English language - 1856 - 152 pages
...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...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. EXEnCISK TO I!E WRITTEN. Insert both the semicolon and the colon wherever required in these sentences...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - 1856
...there which a man carfnot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once our labor has begun, the comfort that enables us to endure it is the prospect of its end:...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1856 - 334 pages
...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;...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once our labor has begun, the comfort that enables us to endure it is the prospect of its end:...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon, William Rawley - 1858
...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...mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, ' ivleo ulfatum immniurum nix ottil; atque habeat quit (nt loquamur mart tribttlia* out Jirmariorum)...
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