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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 Cromaboo Mail Carrier: A Canadian Love Story

James T. Jones, Mary Leslie - 1878 - 296 pages
...— SHAKSPEARE. " A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; - - - but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own I have given a rule where a man cannot fitly play his own part ; if he have not a friend he may quit...
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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
...scarce allege his own merits with 50 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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1880 - 641 pages
...estate.' — Shokespere. face or comeliness say or do himself? A man can scarce allege his own merita with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot...in a man's own. So, again, a man's person hath many proper1 relations which he cannot put off. A man cannot speak to his eon but as a father ; to his wife...
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Second Latin Writer: Containing Hints on Writing Latin Prose with Graduated ...

George Lovett Bennett - Latin language - 1880 - 190 pages
...cannot with any grace or comeliness say or do himself ? A man can scarcely 7 allege his own merits, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook...things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blustering in a man's own. 1. ad vivum. 2. the English present must often be rendered by a Latin future....
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 752 pages
...sny or do himself! A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a jnan ue and LORD BACON: Essay XX VII I., Of Friendship. It is better to decide a difference between our enemies...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 638 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 ; a man cannot sometimes brook to suppli- 2 cate or beg, and a number of the like ; but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth,...
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Papers for teachers

1880
...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 ; a man cannot sometimes stoop to supplicate or beg, and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful in a friend's...
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Bacon's Essays, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1881
...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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Second Latin writer. [With] Key

George Lovett Bennett - 1881
...cannot with any grace or comeliness say or do himself ? A man can scarcely 7 allege his own merits, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook...things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blustering in a man's own. 1. ad viviim. 2. the English present must often be rendered by a Latin future....
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Essays, moral, economical, and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1882
...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. 80 again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put off. A man cannot speak to...
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