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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, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS.

T. BABINGTON MACAULAY - 1861
...honours ; but I have and lo reverence hira for the greatness that was »nly 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 give him strength •, for greatness h* could not...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 211

Early English newspapers - 1861
...he seemed to me ever by his work one of the greatest of men and most worthy of admiration that hath been in many ages. In 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 for him, as knowing no accident...
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Personal History of Lord Bacon: From Unpublished Papers

William Hepworth Dixon - 1861 - 422 pages
...he seemed to me ever by his work one of the greatest of men, and most worthy of admiration that hath been in many ages. In 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 for him, as knowing no accident...
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Lord Bacon's Confession: A Statement of the Facts

William Hepworth Dixon - 1861 - 37 pages
...he seemed to me ever by his work one of the greatest of men and most worthy of admiration that hath been in many ages. In 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 for him, as D 2 knowing...
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The Sabbath Viewed in the Light of Reason, Revelation, and History with ...

James Gilfillan - Sabbath - 1861 - 575 pages
...place among the intellectually great. Of Lord Bacon, it was said by Ben Jonson, that he seemed to him " one of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration that had In'en in many ages ;" and the lapse of time has detracted nothing from, but rather confirmed the eulogium....
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 3

1859
...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...in many ages. In his adversity. I ever prayed that Ood would give him strength ; for greatness he could not want. Neither could I condole in a word or...
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Francis Bacon: The Temper of a Man

Catherine Drinker Bowen - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 245 pages
...Charles, wrote letters full of concern and affection. Ben Jonson stated outright that Lord Bacon was "one of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration that had been in many ages." Count Gondomar sent a graceful, sensitive message, saying that he longed to salute Bacon now in his...
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Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination

Nieves Mathews - Philosophy - 1996 - 592 pages
...well. He was, Jonson later recalled, 'one of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration that hath been in many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength . . . knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, but rather help to make it manifest.'3 Most of the...
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The Cambridge Companion to Ben Jonson

Richard L. Harp, Richard Harp, Stanley Stewart - Drama - 2000 - 218 pages
...including More, Wyatt, Surrey, Sidney, Hooker, and Ralegh, into consideration. Above them all stands "one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages" - the greatest of Englishmen and the greatest speaker and writer, Sir Francis Bacon. For Jonson, the...
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Learned in the Law, or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 386 pages
...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 would not want ; neither could I condole in a word or syllable for him, as knowing no...
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