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The Life of ... Charles James Fox: ... His Political Career and a ... - Page 23
by B. C. Walpole - 1811 - 104 pages
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Some Passages in the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester, Written by ...

Gilbert Burnet - 1782 - 136 pages
...compofures came to be eafily known, for few had fuch a way of tempering thefe together as he had ; fo that, when any thing extraordinary that way came out, as a child is fathered fometimes by its refemblance, fo it was laid at his door as its parent and author. Thefe exercifes...
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Some Passages in the Life and Death of John Earl of Rochester,

Gilbert Burnet, Robert Parsons, Samuel Johnson - Bible - 1787 - 144 pages
...compofures came to 'be eafily known, for few had fuch a way of tempering thefe together as he had j fo that, when any thing extraordinary that way came out, as a child is fathered fometimes by its refemblance, fo it was laid at his door as its parent and author. Thefe exercifes...
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Some Account of the Life and Death of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, who ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1812 - 144 pages
...freely in libels and satires, in which he had a peculiar talent of mixing his wit with his malice, and fitting both with such apt words, that men were...resemblance; so it was laid at his door as its parent and author. These exercises in the course of his life were not always equally pleasant to him ; he had...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 6

Christian biography - 1818
...freely in libels and satires, in which he had a peculiar talent of mixing his wit with his malice, and fitting both with such apt words, that men were...From thence his composures came to be easily known, but few had such a way of tempering these together as he had ; so that when any thing extraordinary...
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The lives of sir Matthew Hale and John earl of Rochester

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1820
...freely in libels and satires, in which he had a peculiar talent of mixing his wit with his malice, and fitting both with such apt words, that men were...thing extraordinary that way came out, as- a child is fathered sometimes by its resemblance, so it was laid at his door as its parent and author. These exercises...
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Lives, Characters, and a Sermon Preached at the Funeral of the Hon. Robert Boyle

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1824 - 312 pages
...freely in libels and satires, in which he had a peculiar talent of mixing his wit with his malice,.and fitting both with such apt words, that men were tempted...pleased with them : from thence his composures came to IK; easily known, for few had such a way of tempering these together as he had : so that when any thing...
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Lives of Sir Matthew Hale and John Earl of Rochester

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1829 - 330 pages
...freely in libels and satires, in which he had a peculiar talent of mixing his wit with his malice, and fitting both with such apt words, that men were...thing extraordinary that way came out, as a child is fathered sometimes by its resemblance, so it was laid at his door as its parent and author. These exercises...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - Great Britain - 1833 - 375 pages
...freely, in libels and satires : in which, he had a peculiar talent, of mixing his wit, with his malice ; and fitting both, with such apt words, that men were...thing extraordinary that way came out, as a child is fathered, sometimes, by its resemblance, so it was laid at his door, as its parent and author. These...
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Lives, Characters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833 - 386 pages
...freely, in libels and satires : in which, he had a peculiar talent, of mixing his wit, with his malice ; and fitting both, with such apt words, that men were...thing extraordinary that way came out, as a child is fathered, sometimes, by its resemblance, so it was laid at his door, as its parent and author. These...
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Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with ..., Volume 4

Christian biography - 1839
...freely in libels and satires, in which he had a peculiar talent of mixing his wit with his malice, and fitting both with such apt words, that men were...thing extraordinary that way came out, as a child is fathered sometimes by its resemblance, so was it laid at his door as its parent and author. These exercises...
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