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" My conceit of his person was never increased towards him by his place or honours ; but I have and do reverence him, for the greatness that was only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy... "
Poems and Essays - Page 308
by Charles Lamb - 1879 - 639 pages
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...these words. " My conceit of lord Verulam's person was never increased by his place or honour : but I have, and do reverence him for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever by his work one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...our language. f My conceit of his person was never increased toward him, by his place or honours. But I have and do reverence him for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration. " ~~* had been in many rtg»•.<....
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...our language. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him, by his place or honours. But I have and do reverence him for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many age*. To...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place or honours : but I have and do reverence him, for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his works, one of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place or honours : but I have and do reverence him, for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his works, one of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1821
...what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place or honours : but I have and do reverence him, for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his works, one of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...what he uttered. My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place or honours : but I have and do reverence him, for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his works, one of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In...
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Memoirs of the Court of King James the First, Volume 2

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1822
...his adversity : " My conceit of his person was never encreased toward him by his place or honors: but I have and do reverence him for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...about 1630. " My conceit of this person was never increased towards him by his place or honors ; but I have and do reverence him for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever by his works one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...words : — " My conceit of his person was never increased toward him by his place or honors ; but I have and do reverence him, for the greatness that...only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his works, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In...
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