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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous - Page 163
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 pages
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Characters of Eminent Men in the Reigns of Charles I and II: Including the ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1793 - 201 pages
...seemed to be, which shortly after appeared to every body, when he cared less to keep on the mask. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out,...of parts not to be imposed upon, by the most subtle or sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1831
...be fixed in ' him with which they could not comply, he always left the ' character of an ingenious and conscientious person.' His talents for business...to ' be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp.' Yet it was rather to his moral than to his intellectual qualities that he was indebted for the vast...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...governor over all his passions and affections, and had thereby a great power pver other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out,...laborious ; and of parts not to be imposed upon by the subtle or sharp; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts: so that he was an enemy not to...
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Die Werke des Wassers betrachtet auf einer Nordlandfahrt: Vortrag gehalten ...

Max Wilhelm Meyer - 1809 - 61 pages
...governor over all his passions, and affections, and had thereby a great power over other mens. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out,...parts not to be imposed upon, by the most subtle, or sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 17

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...governor over all his passions and affections ; and had thereby a great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or...not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts : so that he was an enemy not to be wished wherever...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...governor over all his passions and affections, and had thereby a great power over other mens. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out,...of parts not to be imposed upon, by the most subtle or sharp; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts, so that he was an enemy not to be wished...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 17

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...governor over all his passions and affections; and had thereby a great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or...to be imposed upon, by the most subtle and sharp; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts: so that he was an enemy not to be wished wherever...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...governor over all his passions and affections; and had thereby a great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or...not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts : so that he was an enemy not to be wished wherever...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 4

William Harris - 1814
...governour over all his passions and affections, and had thereby a great power over other mens. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out,...parts not to be imposed upon, by the most subtle, or sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...governor over all his passions and affections, and had thereby a great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out,...of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle or sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished...
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