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" How many things 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; and a number of the like. But... "
Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ... - Page 6
by John Mason Good - 1813
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...Friendship is, all Offices of Life are as it were granted to him and his Deputy : for he may exercife them by his Friend. How many things are there, which a man cannot, with any face or comelinefs, fay or do himfeU ? A man can fcatce alledghisown merits with modefty, much lefe extol them...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - Philosophy - 1733
...Fniendfhip i«a all the Offices of Life are perfonmbfe, einher try iumfelf or his Deputy ; that is, his Friend- How many things are there which a. Man cannot, with any Grace, or Decency, &y or do for himfelf? A Man can fcarce alledge his own Merits with Modefty ; much...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 14

1801
...friendship is, all offices of life are, as it were, granted to him. and his deputy ; for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which...with any face or comeliness say or do himself .' A rnan can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...friendship is, all offices of life are, as it were, granted to him and his deputy; for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which*...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...to him and his deputy, for he may exercise them by his friend. LOUD BACON. HOW many things there are which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...friendship is, all offices of life are, as k were, granted to him and his deputy ; for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there which...these things are graceful in a friend's mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, a man's person hath many proper relations which he cannot put...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...Friendship is, all offices of life are as it were" granted to him and his deputy : for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there, which...or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...Friendship is, all offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy : for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there, which...or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much less extol them ; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...there, which a man cannot, with any face or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much less extol them...of the like. But all these things are graceful in a friend,s mouth, which are blushing in a man's own. So again, a man's person hath many proper relations,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...friendship is, all offices of life are as it were granted to him and his deputy : for he may exercise them by his friend. How many things are there, which...or comeliness, say or do himself? A man can scarce alledge his own merits with modesty, much less extol them : A man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate...
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