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" Even apparent defeat assumed the appearance of victory — his flight from Egypt confirmed his destiny — ruin itself only elevated him to empire. But if his fortune was great, his genius was transcendent ; decision flashed upon his councils ; and it... "
The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 73
1830
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 4

1814
...victory ; his flight from Egypt confirmed destiny ; ruin itself only elevated him to empire. But if his fortune was great, his genius was transcendent ; decision...perform. To inferior intellects his combinations appeared perfectly impossible, his plans perfectly impracticable ; but, in hit hand, simplicity marked their...
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The history of the northern war; commencing in 1812, to the Congress at ...

John Hampdon - 1815
...Brutus, he grasped without remorse, and wore without shame, the diadem of the Caesars! But, if his fortune was great, his genius was transcendent : decision...To inferior intellects, his combinations appeared perfectly impossible, and his plans absolutely impracticable—but, in his hands, simplicity marked...
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A Collecton of Speeches by Charles Phillips, Esq: Also, the Petitions Drawn ...

Charles Phillips - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1817
...ruin itself only elevated him to empire. But, if his fortune was great, his genius was transcendant; decision flashed upon his councils, and it was the...impracticable ; but, in his hands, simplicity marked their development, and success vindicated their adoption. ^>His person partook of the character of his mind...
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The Speeches...delivered at the Bar, and on Various Public Occasions in ...

Charles Phillips - 1817 - 213 pages
...his flight from Egypt confirmed his destiny — ruin itself only elevated him to empire. t But if his fortune was great, his genius was transcendent ; decision...To inferior intellects, his combinations appeared perfectly impossible, his plans perfectly impracti\ cable; but, in his hands, simplicity marked their,....
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 5

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1817
...his flight from Egypt confirmed his destiny — ruin itself only elevated him to empire. " But if his fortune was great, his genius was transcendent ; decision...To inferior intellects, his combinations appeared perfectly impossible, his plans perfectly impracticable ; but, in his hands, simplicity marked their...
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The Speeches of Charles Phillips, Esq: Delivered at the Bar and on Various ...

Charles Phillips - Electronic books - 1817 - 213 pages
...flight from Egypt confirmed his destiny — ruin itself only elevated him to empire. But if his*fortune was great, his genius was transcendent ; decision...To inferior intellects, his combinations appeared perfectly impossible, his plans perfectly impracticable; but, in his hands, simplicity marked their...
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The Speeches of Charles Phillip: Esquire, Delivered at the Bar and on ...

Charles Phillips - Speeches, addresses, etc., Irish - 1820 - 284 pages
...Brutus,* he grasped without remorse, and wore without shame, the diadem of the Caesars! But if his fortune was great, his genius was transcendent ; decision flashed upon his councils; and Through this pantomime of his policy, Fortune played the clown to his caprices. At his touch, crowns...
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The Speeches of Charles Phillips, Esq., Delivered at the Bar, and on Various ...

Charles Phillips - Ireland - 1822 - 304 pages
...from Egypt confirmed his destiny — ruin itself only elevated him to empire. But if his fortune M'as great, his genius was transcendent; decision flashed...To inferior intellects, his combinations appeared perfectly impossible, his plans perfectly impracticable ; but, in his hands, simplicity marked their...
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Selections, from Several Literary Works: Comprising The Declaration of ...

Thomas O'Connor - English literature - 1824 - 153 pages
...his flight from Egypt confirmed his destiny— ruin itself only elevated him to empire. But, ii his fortune was great, his genius was transcendent ! decision...his councils, and it was the same, to decide, and perform. To inferior intellects, his combinations appeared perfectly impossible — his plans perfectly...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...his flight from Egypt confirmed his destiny — ruin itself only elevated him to empire. But if his fortune was great, his genius was transcendent ; decision...decide and to perform. To inferior intellects, his combination appeared perfectly impossible, his plans perfectly impracticable ; but, in his hands, simplicity...
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