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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 Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 8

Dugald Stewart - 1854
...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 for him, as knowing no accident...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...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 Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1854 - 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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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1855
...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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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...honours; but I have and do reverence him for the greatness that was uniy 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 *ges. In his adversity I ever prayed that God would gire him strength ; for greatness te could not...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...do reverence him for the great.iess that was only proper to himself, in that he seemed to me evej, by his work, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many nges. In his adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength; for greatness he could not want....
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...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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William Shakespeare not an imposter, by an English critic [G.H. Townsend].

George Henry Townsend - 1857 - 122 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 accident...
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William Shakespeare Not an Impostor

George Henry Townsend - 1857 - 122 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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Lives of lord Lyndhurst and lord Brougham, Volume 1

John Campbell (1st baron.) - 1857
...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 for him, as knowing...
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