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" 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 was only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of... "
The Great Oyer of Poisoning: the Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the ... - Page 466
by Andrew AMOS (Professor of Laws, Cambridge.) - 1846 - 551 pages
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Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 412 pages
...the greatness, that was only proper to himself; in that he seemed to me ever one of the greatest men that had been in many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed that heaven would give him strength ; for greatness he could not want." The quality here commended was scarcely...
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The prose works of Charles Lamb, Volume 3

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1836
...the greatness, that was only proper to himself; in that he seemed to me ever one of the greatest men, that had been in many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed that heaven would give him strength ; for greatness he could not want." The quality here commended was scarcely...
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The Statesman

Sir Henry Taylor - Civil service - 1836 - 267 pages
...beautifully said in he close of a panegyric upon him by one of his most eminent contemporaries*, — " In his adversity I ever prayed " that God would give him strength ; for great" ness he could not want." * Jonson. 261 CHAPTER XXXIV. CONCLUSION. I CLOSE these dissertations...
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Elia, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1836
...the greatness, that was only proper to himself; in that he seemed to me ever one of the greatest men, that had been in many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed that heaven would give him strength ; for greatness he could not want." The quality here commended was scarcely...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...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...ever prayed that God would give him strength ; for ' greatness he could not want.' The services which he rendered to letters during the last five years...
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Eminent British Statesmen

John Forster - Great Britain - 1837
...that was only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever, by his words, one of the greatest meii, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many...ever prayed that God would give him strength, for greatness he could not want. Neither could I condole in a word or syllable for him, as knowing no accident...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...but I have and rio reverence him for the greatness that was only proper to himself; in that he teemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men and...ever prayed that God would give him strength ; for greatness he could not wan:." The services which he rendered to letters during the last uve years of...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...reverence him for the greatness that was only proper to himself; in that he seemed to me ever by his works one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration,...ever prayed that God would give him strength ; for greatness he could not want." The first fruit of his learned, but not independent leisure, was the...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...reverence him for the greatness that was only proper to himself ; in that he seemed to me ever by his works one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration,...adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength j for greatness he could not want." The first fruit of his learned, but not independent leisure, was...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 4

1838
...that was only proper to himself; in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of thn greatest :n<;n and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many...ever prayed that God would give him strength ; for greatness he could not want." The services which he rendered to letters during the last fire years...
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