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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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A Treatise on English Punctuation: Designed for Letter-writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1871 - 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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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - Abbreviations, English - 1871 - 334 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;...to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like: but alt these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once our...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc. of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1871 - 584 pages
...fcarce alledge his owne Merits with modefly, much leffe extoll them : A man cannot fometimes brooke to Supplicate or Beg : And a number of the like. But all thefe Things, are Gracefull in a Frends Mouth, which are Blufhing in a Mans Owne. So againe, a Mans...
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Bacon's Essays

Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...State; condition ; cirennutances. face or comeliness say or do himself? A man can scarce allege hie own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man...man's own. So, again, a man's person hath* many proper 1 relations which he cannot put off. A man cannot speak to his son but as a father; to his wife but...
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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Storr - 1874
...there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce allege 87 his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...blushing in a man's own. So again, a man's person 88 hath many proper 89 relations which he cannot put off. A man cannot speak to his son but as a father;...
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Materials and Models for Latin Prose Composition

John Young Sargent, T. F. Dallin - Latin language - 1875 - 361 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...in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's ow1,^ •So again, a man's person hath many proper relations wh,ch he cannot put off. A man cannot...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself! A man can scarce allege hi- own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man...friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own. LORD BACON : Essay XXVIJI., Of Friendship. It is better to decide a difference between our enemies...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...scarce allege his own merits with 250 modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg, and a number of the like. But...a man's person hath many proper relations which he 255 cannot put off. A man cannot speak to his son but as a father ; to his wife but as a husband ;...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1877
...How many things are there, which a man cannot with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much...cannot put off. A man cannot speak to his son, but as afather ; to his wife, but as a husband ; to his enemy but upon terms ; whereas a friend may speak...
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The Elements of Rhetoric and Composition: A Text-book for Schools and Colleges

David Jayne Hill - English language - 1878 - 270 pages
...semi-colons, unless numerous and complex, should be separated by colons ; as, " A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in his own." RULE 2. — Supplementary Clauses. — A supplementary clause, introduced without a conjunction,...
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