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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 Essays Or Councils, Civil & Moral: Of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1887 - 307 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...sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; and a number of the OF EXPENSE. 165 like. But all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a...
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Francis Bacon (Lord Verulam): A Critical Review of His Life and Character ...

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - Authors, English - 1888 - 227 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 Beat, " Divine Art of Meditations"...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations, English - 1889 - 701 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...friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. 1800 Bacon: Essays. Of Frirmlship. In friendship your heart is like a bell struck every time your friend...
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Works, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1890
...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...mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, 1 i"/eo nt fatum immnturum fix obsit: afq'ic habtat qui* (tit tnynnrnnr more triliulnm wtt Jirmariorum)...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1890 - 275 pages
...there which a man cannot, wim~3Syiace^r "S3T!S€liness, say or do himself ! A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them;...all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, wTiicn are blushing in a man's own? " So affllll, a iilUll'ii p'erson_ h.Tth__rna.ny proper 1 relations...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon ...

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1890 - 405 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...sometimes brook to supplicate or beg, and a number of 3 the like : but all these things are graceful in a friend's i to cast and see] Lat. cireumspici-...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon ...

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1890 - 405 pages
...ferimus propriorum : contrasted with communia maledicia, ie abuse at large, in the next clause. Conf. 'A man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put off.' Essay 27, p. 193, and Horace, ' Difficile est proprie communia dicere.' De Arte Poet. 128. h from the...
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Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1892 - 541 pages
...himself ! 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...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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Francis Bacon and His Shakespeare

Theron Soliman Eugene Dixon - 1895 - 461 pages
...say or do himself ? 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." To give appropriate expression, in unblushing words, to his lofty appreciation of his own work, in...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - 1897 - 302 pages
...scarce alledg^" his owne Merits with modesty, much lesse extoll them : A man cannot sometimes brooke to Supplicate or Beg ; And a number of the like. But all \ these Things are Gracefull in a Frend's Mouth, which are Blushing12 in a Man's Owne. So againe, a Man's Person 250 hath...
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