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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 admiration... "
The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and a ... - Page 441
by Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...been in many ages. In his Adverfity I ever prayed, that God would give him ftrength, for greatnefs he could not want. Neither could I condole in a word or fyllable for him -, as knowing no Accident could do harm toVertue, but rather help to make it manifeft....
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The British Plutarch, Or Biographical Entertainer: Being a Select Collection ...

British - 1762
...been in many ages. In his adverfity, I ever prayed that God would give him ftrength, for greatnefs he could not want , neither could I condole in a word or fyllable for him, as knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, but rather help to make it manifeft."...
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Sir Philip Sydney's Defense of poetry: And observations on poetry and ...

Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson - Poetry - 1787 - 144 pages
...been in many ages. In his adverfity I ever prayed, that God would give him ftrength } for Greatnefs he could not want. Neither could I condole in a word or fyllable for him ; as knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, .but rather help to make it manifeft....
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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 admiration, that had been in many age*. To the Right Honourable my very good Lord, the Duke of Buckingham his Grace, Lord High Admiral...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...that he seemed to me ever, by his works, one of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, (hat had been in many ages. In his adversity, I ever prayed that God would give him, strength, for greamess he could not want. Neither could I condole in a word or syllable for him, as knowing no accident...
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The Englishman's magazine [ed. by E. Moxon].

1831
...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...
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The Annual biography and obituary

1832
...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...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 16

Great Britain - 1832
...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...
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The Last Essays of Elia: Being a Sequel to Essays Published Under that Name

Charles Lamb - 1833 - 283 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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...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, that...strength ; for greatness he could not want. Neither c. uld 1 condole in a word or syllable for him, as knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, but...
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