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" He possessed at once all those extraordinary talents which were divided amongst the greatest authors of antiquity. He had the sound, distinct, comprehensive knowledge of Aristotle, with all the beautiful lights, graces, and embellishments, of Cicero.... "
Brief for Plaintiff: Bacon Vs. Shakespeare - Page 29
by Edwin Reed - 1891 - 112 pages
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A Bibliographical Dictionary; Containing a Chronological Account ... of ...

Adam Clarke - Bibliographical literature - 1802 - 312 pages
...Lord High Chancellor of England, was born in 1560, and died in 1626. Or" him Mr. Addison said, " that he had the sound, distinct, comprehensive knowledge of Aristotle, with all the beautiful light graces and embellishments of Cicero." BADEN (M. Jac.) Compendium Histor. Romance, abU. C. ad...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803 - 638 pages
...compass of knowledge, did honour to his age and country; I could almost say to human nature itself. He possessed at once all those extraordinary talents,...strength of reason, force of style, or brightness ut imagination. This author has remarked in several parts of fus works, that a thorough insight into...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 5

British essayists - 1803 - 306 pages
...compass of knowledge, did honour to his age and country; I could almost say to human nature itself. He possessed at once all those extraordinary talents,...lights, graces, and embellishments of Cicero. One tioes not know which to admire most in his writings, the strength of reason, force of style, or brightness...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1803 - 446 pages
...compass of knowledge, did honour to his age ;ind country ; one might almost iay, to human nature itself. He possessed at once all those extraordinary talents...had the sound, distinct, comprehensive knowledge of AHHTOTLE, with all the beautiful lights, graces and embellishments of CICERO. One does not know which...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804 - 498 pages
...compass of knowledge, did honour to his age and country ; I could almost say to human nature itself. He possessed at once all those extraordinary talents...reason, force of style, or brightness of imagination. This author has remarked in several parts of his works, that a thorough insight into philosophy makes...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1805 - 378 pages
...Edition, vol. vii. p. 100. VOL. II. C and embellishments of Cicero. One does not know," says he, " which to admire most in his writings, the strength...reason, force of style, or brightness of imagination ;" and Lord Orrery, at a much later period, is of opinion, that " Lord Bacon is the first author who...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1805 - 376 pages
...Edition, vol. vii. p. 100. VOL. II. C and embellishments of Cicero. One does not know/' says he, " which to admire most in his writings, the strength...reason, force of style, or brightness of imagination ;" and Lord Orrery, at a much later period, is of opinion, that " Lord Bacon is the first author who...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1809 - 304 pages
...country ; I could almost say to human nature itself, lie possessed at once all those exti•aordinary talents, which were divided amongst the greatest authors...reason, force of style, or brightness of imagination. This author has remarked in several parts of his works, that a thorough insight into philosophy makes...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1809 - 410 pages
...compass of knowledge, did honour to his age and country ; one might almost say, to human nature itself. He possessed at once all those extraordinary talents...lights, graces and embellishments -of Cicero. One does no\know which to admire most in his writings, the strength of reason, force of style, or brightness...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 422 pages
...once all those extraordinary talents which were divided among the greatest authors of antiquity. Ke had the sound, distinct comprehensive knowledge of...the beautiful lights, graces and embellishments of Ci CE RO. One does not know which to admire esiVh of Atheism is equally true of Deism : " A little...
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