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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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Studies in English and American Literature, from Chaucer to the Present Time ...

Albert Newton Raub - American literature - 1882 - 468 pages
...bestowing, the disposal. 177. as it were. Give the grammatical construction. STUDIES IN ENGLISH LITERATURE. like; but all these things are graceful in a friend's...which are blushing in a man's own. So, again, a man's 185 person hath many proper relations, which he cannot put off. A man- cannot speak to his son but...
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Francis Bacon: (Lord Verulam.): A Critical Review of His Life and Character

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - 1883 - 277 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...number of the like : but all these things are graceful * " It is an abominable thing for a man to commend himself." — John Beal, " Divine Art of Meditations."...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1883 - 217 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:...supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like: but all these tilings are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing iu a man's own. So again, a man's person...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 4

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...A man can scarce allege his own mérite with modesty, much less extol them. A man cannot sometime* brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the like. But nil these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which arblushing in a man's own. So again, a man's...
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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1884 - 425 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...supplicate, or beg, and a number of the like ; but all those 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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Essays - 1884 - 641 pages
...Estate, State ; condition ; eireumstmteet. face or comeliness say or do himself? A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...brook to supplicate or beg, and a number of the like : bnt all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So, again,...
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
...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 ; 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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A Homiletic Encyclopaedia of Illustrations in Theology and Morals. ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - Homiletical illustrations - 1885 - 892 pages
...are there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself IA man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own. — Lord Bacon, 1560-1626. (2097.) Heraclitus saith well in one of his enigmas, •* "Dry light is...
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British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1885 - 708 pages
...there I which a man cannot with any face of comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce allege them close, And the balls like pulses beat; For the...my feet. The cold sweat melted from their limbs, (1) in a man's own. So again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put off. A...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1886 - 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-uo cate or beg, and a number of the like ; but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth,...
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