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" Certainly the ablest men that ever were have had all an openness and frankness of dealing, and a name of certainty and veracity: but then they were like horses well managed, for they could tell passing well when to stop or turn... "
The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 100
edited by - 1809
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...that cannot Well fee. Certainly the ableft Men that ever were, have had all an openntfs and franknefs of dealing, and a Name of Certainty and- Veracity : but then they were like Hortes, well managed i for they could tell paffing well, when to ftop or turn i And at fach times,...
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age: Being the Modern ...

Abel Boyer - 1702 - 367 pages
...us, than any body elfe. V* * The ableft Men that ever were, have had all an opennefs aud franknefs of dealing, and a Name of Certainty and Veracity : But then they were like Horfes well manag'dj for they cou'd teJI cxtreamly well when to ftop, and when to turn j and at fuch...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
...that cannot well fee. CERTAINLY the ableft Men that ever were, have all had an Opennefs and Franknefs of Dealing, and a Name of Certainty and Veracity; but then they were like Horfes well managed, that knew perfectly when to flop, or turn. And at fuch times when they thought...
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Elements of a Polite Education: Carefully Selected from the Letters of the ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1801 - 444 pages
...them. " Certai !y," fays he, " the ableft men that ever Were, have all had an opennefs and franknefs of dealing, and a name of certainty and veracity ; but then, they were like horfes well managed ; for they could tell, paffing well, when to Hop, or turn." There are people who...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope - 1810
...parts, wants neither of them. ' Certaiuly,' says he, ' the ahlest men that ever were have -all had an openness and frankness of dealing, and a name of certainty and veracity; hut then they were like horses well managed; for they could tell, passing well, when to stop, urturu;...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...the safest and weariest way in general, like the going softly by one that cannot well see. Certainly the ablest men that ever were, have had all an openness...managed, for they could tell passing well when to stop or turn; and at such times when they thought the case indeed required dissimulation, if then they used...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...the safest and wariest way in general, like the going softly by one that cannot well see. Certainly the ablest men that ever were have had all an openness...managed, for they could tell passing well when to stop or turn; and at such times when they thought the case indeed required dissimulation, if then they used...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...the safest and wariest way in general ; like the going softly by one that cannot well see. Certainly the ablest men that ever were, have had all an openness...managed ; for they could tell passing well, when to stop or turn; and at such times, when they thought the case indeed required Dissimulation, if then they...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...the safest and wariest way in general ; like the going softly by one that cannot well see. Certainly the ablest men that ever were, have had all an openness...managed ; for they could tell passing well, when to stop or turn ; and at such times, when they thought the case indeed required Dissimulation, if then they...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...the safest and wariest way in general ; like the going softly by one that cannot well see. Certainly the ablest men that ever were, have had all an openness...managed ; for they could tell passing well when to stop or turn : and at such times, when they thought the case indeed required dissimulation, if then they...
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