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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; and at such times when... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 301
1856
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 7

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1809
...zealous to transmit you some 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."...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope - Philosophy, English - 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 - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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 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;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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 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;...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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 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...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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 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...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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 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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban and Lord ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...going softly by one that cannot well see. /Certainly the ablest men that ever were, have had all i 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...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...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 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;...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...wariest way in general, like the going softly'by one that cannot well see. Certainly tltc 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...
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