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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 Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...reverence him for the greatness that was only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me ever by his works anch of the house of York, that would not be at his...And yet, as it fareth in things which are current w greatness he could not want; neither could I condole in a word or syllable for him, as knowing no accident...
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Works

Francis Bacon - 1850
...for llie greatness that was only proper to himself; in that he seemed to me ever by his works °u«of ears. His coming is in state ; but the cause of his coming is secret. I will pr ta adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength ; for greatness he could not *ant." The...
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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1851
...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 ; — neither could I condole in a word or syllable * Mr. Goor};e Herbert....
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THE LIVES OF CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGLAND

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...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,...his adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength,—for greatness he could not want;—neither could I condole in a word or syllable * Mr....
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 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...and most worthy of admiration that had been in many 4Łes. lu his adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength ; for greatness he could not...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 451 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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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...honours; but I have and ilo reverence him for the greatness that was •mly proper to himself; in that he ges of form i known to our fathers ; it has guided the mid most worthy of admiration that had been in many «ges. In his adversity I ever prayed that God...
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A Supplement to Dodsley's Old Plays, Volumes 17-18

Thomas Amyot, John Payne Collier, William Durrant Cooper, Alexander Dyce, Barron Field, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright - English drama - 1853
...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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Publications, Volume 17; Volume 39

1853
...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 accident...
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The Dawning of Genius: Exemplified and Exhibited in the Early Lives of ...

Theodore Alois Buckley - Biography - 1853 - 408 pages
...reverence him for the greatness that was not only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me, even by his work, one of the greatest men and most worthy...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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