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" MR. SPECTATOR, — My Lord Clarendon has observed, that few men have done more harm than those who have been thought to be able to do least; and there cannot be a greater error, than to believe a man, whom we see qualified with too mean parts to do good,... "
The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England to which is added an ... - Page 343
by Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1826
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in ..., Volume 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1707
...when God knows, few men have done more harm than Thofe who have been thought to be able to do lead ; and there cannot be a greater error than to believe a man whom we fee qualified with too mean parts to do good, to be therefore incapable of doing hurt : there is a...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Begun in the Year ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1717
...God knows , few men have done more harm than Thofe who have been thought to be able to do leaf t ; and there cannot be a greater error than to believe a man whom we fee qualified with too mean parts to do good, to be therefore incapable of doing hurt : there is a...
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The Spectator, Volume 7

English essays - 1753
...do leajI ; and there canmt be a greater' Error, than to believe a Man whoet iit fee qualified itoitb too mean parts to do good, to be therefore incapable of doing burt. There is a Supply of Malic-e, of Pride, of Induftry, and even of Folly, iot tbi Weakejl, <when...
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Leisure hours employed for the benefit of those who would wish to begin the ...

Leisure hours - 1759
...efteem. LXXII. Few men have done more harm than thofe who have been thought to be able to do lead ; and there cannot be a greater error, than to believe a man whom we fee qualified with too mean parts to do good, to be therefore incapable of doing hurt. There is a fupply...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 5

1786
...obfcrved, ' That few men have done more harm than thofe who have been thought fo be able to do leaft; and there cannot be a greater error, than to believe a man whom we fee qualified with too mean parts to do good, tobe thercfoie incapable of doing hurt. There is a fujiply...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...established as to be out of danger from the weakest. ' Mr. SPECTATOR, ' My lord Clarendon has observed that few men have done more harm than those who have been...supply of malice, of pride, of industry, and even of tolly, in the weakest, when he sets his heart upon it, that makes a strange progress in mischief. What...
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Select British Classics, Volume 17

English literature - 1803
...things are in danger even from the weakest. * MR. SPECTATOR, ' MY lord Clarendon has observed, " That few men have done more harm than those who have been thought to be able to do least ; and there eannot be a greater error, than to believe a man whom we see qualified with too m?an parts to do good)...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Volume 1, Issue 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1807
...thought to be able to do leaft ; and there cannot be a greater error, than to believe, a man whom we fee qualified with too mean parts to do good, to be therefore incapable of doing hurt: there is a fupply of malice, of pride, of induftry, and even of folly, in the weakeft, when he fets his heart...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Volume 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1807
...when, God knows, few men have done more harm than thofe who have been thought to be able to do leall ; and there cannot be a greater error, than to believe, a man whom we fee qualified with too mean parts to do good, to be therefore incapable of doing hurt : there is a...
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The British Essayists, Volume 13

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...established as to be out of danger 1'rom the weakest. ' MR. SPECTATOR, ' My Lord Clarendon has observed, that few men have done more harm than those who have been...parts to do good, to be therefore incapable of doing huct. There is a supply of malice, of pride, of industry, Ľnd even of folly, in the weakest, when...
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