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" ... 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, that had been in many ages. In his adversity... "
Timber: Or, Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter - Page 31
by Ben Jonson - 1892 - 166 pages
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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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Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... written during the reign of King James ...

Francis Bacon - Great Britain - 1702 - 302 pages
...Strength,for Greatnefshe could " not want. Neither could I condole in a word or fyllable " for him y as knowing no accident could do harm to Virtue, " but rather help to make it Manifejt. After, Mr. Osborn, in the fecond Part of his Advice, to his Son, hath recommended an Univerfal...
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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 i as knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, .but rather help to make it manifeft....
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed that God would give him strength, for greatness he i ouUI not want. Neither could I condole, in a word or syllable...to virtue ; but rather help to make it manifest." This, with the commentators' leave, is a very pretty specimen of " old Ben's flattery of kings," and...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 9

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...of the greatest men, and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In his adversity I ever prayed, that God would give him strength ; for...Neither could I condole in a word or syllable for ' llorat. de Art. Poetic*. him, as knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, but rather help to...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In his adversity, I ever prayed that God would give him strength, for...harm to virtue, but rather help to make it manifest." The Advancement of Learning was, as Bacon well knew, likely to possess a temporary ascendancy over...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In his adversity, I ever prayed that God would give him strength, for...harm to virtue, but rather help to make it manifest." The Advancement of Learning was, as Bacon well knew, likely to possess a temporary ascendancy over...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In his adversity, I ever prayed that God would give him strength, for...harm to virtue, but rather help to make it manifest." The Advancement of Learning was, as Bacon well knew, likely to possess a temporary ascendancy over...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1821
...of the greatest men and most worthy of admiration, that had been in many ages. In his adversity, I ever prayed that God would give him strength, for greatness he could not want. Neither eould I condole in a word or syllable for him, as knowing no accident could do harm to virtue, but...
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