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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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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 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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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...honors ; 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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The essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1840
...the greatness, that was only proper to himself ; in that he seemed to me ever one of the greatat 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 Phrenological Journal and Science of Health, Volume 3

1841
...or honours. But I have, and do, reverence him for the greatness that was only proper in himself, and in that ho seemed to me ever, by his work, one of...greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that has been in many ages." We have thus shown the very intimate connection between hia phrenological conditions...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 3

Phrenology - 1841
...But I have, and do, reverence him for the greatness that was only proper in himself, and in that he seemed to me ever, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that has been in many ages." We have thus shown the very intimate connection between his phrenological conditions...
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Publications, Volume 8

Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) - 1842
...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. Neither could I condole in a word or syllable for him ; as knowing no...
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Notes of Ben Jonson's Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden ...

Ben Jonson, William Drummond - 1842 - 54 pages
...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. Neither could I condole in a word or syllable for him ; as knowing no...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1842
...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.' " Here Mr. Macaulay concludes ; not so Ben Jonson, who thus finishes...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1843
...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 Bacon rendered to letters during the last five years...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1843 - 316 pages
...might have been said as it was afterwards said of Bacon, and a nobler tribute there could not be — " In his adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength, for greatness he could not want. Neither could I condole for him in a word or syllable, as knowing no accident...
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