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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: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on the ...

John Wilson - English language - 1899 - 334 pages
...there which a man cannot, with any faco or comeliness, say or do himself IA man can scarce allege bis own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man...brook to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like: bat all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. When once...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources ...

Quotations - 1899 - 658 pages
...Many affecting wit beyond their power, / Have got to be a dear fool for ал hour. George Herbert. Things are graceful in a friend's mouth which* are blushing in a man's own. Baton* Things are his property alone who knows hc-яto use them. Xenefhon. Things are long-lived, and...
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The Essays: Or Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon ... Ed., with an ...

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 275 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;...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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The essayes or counsels civill and morall of Francis Lo: Verulam, Viscount ...

Francis Bacon, Walter Worrall - 1900
...there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do him118 self! A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...blushing in a man's own. So again, a man's person luth many proper relations which he cannot put off. | A man cannot speak to his son but as a father...
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Obiter Dicta of Bacon and Shakespeare on Manners, Mind, Morals

Francis Bacon, Mrs. Henry Pott, William Shakespeare - Conduct of life - 1900 - 303 pages
...are there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself ? A man scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them....friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own." — Ess. of Friendship, " How if it be false, sir ? If it he ne'er so false, a true gentleman May swear...
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Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 272 pages
...there which a man cannot, 0 with any 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 : but\all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own.} So again,...
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Essays of British essayists, including biographical and critical ..., Volume 1

Literary Collections - 1900
...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 brook to supplicate or beg; OF FRIENDSHIP 27 and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which...
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A Modern Composition and Rhetoric (complete Course) Containing the ...

Lewis Worthington Smith, James Eames Thomas - English language - 1901 - 406 pages
...should be separated by a colon when any of these clauses contains a semicolon. 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. II. A long or formal quotation should be preceded by the colon. The report of the society convicted...
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The Essays of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1901 - 273 pages
...scarce alledge 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 Frends Mouth, which are Blushing in a Mans Owne. So againe, a Mans Person hath many...
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Life in Mind & Conduct: Studies of Organic in Human Nature

Henry Maudsley - Ethics - 1902 - 444 pages
...comeliness, say or do for himself; allegations of merit and supplications for advancement being " things that are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own." Certainly if self-interest be not the foundation of friendship, it is wise self-interest to make a...
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