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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... "
The book for training children - Page 56
by James Abbott (of Queens' coll, Cambr.) - 1864
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680 - 410 pages
...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 - 404 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: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 528 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 - 474 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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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 7

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1809 - 446 pages
...account of them. FOR THE ANTHOLOGY. REMARKER, No. 45. " 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." BACON'S ESSAYS. ONE of the...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volumes 6-7

1809 - 878 pages
...ANTHOLOGY. REMARKER, No. 45. " The ablest men, that ever were, have had all an openness and frankness nf 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." BACON'S ESSAYS. ONE of the most...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope - 1810 - 456 pages
...strength of mind, and strength of 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 - 348 pages
...the going softly by one that cannot well see. 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; and at such times when...
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Letters written by the...earl of Chesterfield to his son; with ..., Volume 2

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1813 - 408 pages
...who hasstrength of mind, and strength of pails, wants neither of them. ' Certainly,' says he, ' tiie ablest men that ever were have all had an openness and frankness of dealing, and a name of eertainty and veraeity ; but then they were like horses well managed ; for they eould tell, passing...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 310 pages
...the going softly by one that cannot well see. 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; and at such times when...
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