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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 Bulletin of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of ..., Volume 3, Issue 12

Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland - Medicine - 1911
...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 cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg." Dr. Ellis not only could not allege his own merits, he refused to recognize them and abhorred the very...
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Nietzsche and Modern Times: A Study of Bacon, Descartes, and Nietzsche

Laurence Lampert - Philosophy - 1995 - 490 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 cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg." But a Parisian friend can: "All these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 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 brook1 to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful in a friend's...
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Shakespeare and Masculinity

Bruce R. Smith - Drama - 2000 - 182 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 such like. But all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own."...
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Understanding The Merchant of Venice: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources ...

Jay L. Halio - Drama - 2000 - 181 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. 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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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...these Things, are Gracefull in a Frends Mouth, which are Blushing in a Mans Owne. So againe, a Mans Person hath many proper Relations, which he cannot put off. A Man cannot speake to his Sonne, but as a Father; To his Wife, but as a Husband; To his Enemy, but upon Termes:...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...there which a man cannot, with any face0 or comeliness,0 say or do himself?0 A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook0 to supplicate0 or beg; and a number of the like.0 But all these things are graceful in a friend's...
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Male Friendship in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Thomas MacFaul - Literary Criticism - 2007
...things are there which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, 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 own.40 Bacon constantly looks for the usefulness of friendship, but this must be rooted in affection,...
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The Southern Review, Volume 8

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1870
...and supplements our achievements with the zeal of his own devoted endeavor. 'A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg ; but all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own.'" When he...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Richard Whately - 1864 - 620 pages
...scarce alledge11 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 Blushing" in a Man's Owne. So againe, a Man's Person 250 hath...
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