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" A mind, bold, independent, and decisive — a will, despotic in its dictates — an energy that distanced expedition, and a conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character — the most extraordinary, perhaps,... "
The Speeches of Charles Phillips, Esq: Delivered at the Bar, and on Various ... - Page 179
by Charles Phillips - 1821 - 249 pages
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1834 - 215 pages
...magnificence attracted. 2. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his own originality. A mind bold, independent, and decisive ; a will despotick in its dictates ; an energy that distanced expedition, and a conscience pliable to every...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon .the throne a sceptred hermit, wrapt in the solitude of his own originality. A mind, bold,...extraordinary, perhaps, that in the annals of this world, ever ro;ģe, or reigned, or fell. Flung into life, in the midst of a revolution that quickened every energy...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...independent, and decisive—a will, despotic in his dictates — an energy that distanced expedition, and conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extra ordinary character— the most extraordinary, perhaps, that, in the annals of this world, ever...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...independent, and decisive — a will, despotic in his dictates — an energy that distanced expedition, and conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extra ordinary character — the most extraordinary, perhaps, that, in the annals of thi? world, ever...
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Irish Eloquence : the Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

John Philpot Curran, Charles Phillips, Robert Emmet, Henry Grattan - Ireland - 1840 - 370 pages
...his own originality. A mind bold, independent, and decisive—a will, despotic in its dictates—an energy that distanced expedition, and a conscience...interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character—the most extraordinary, perhaps, that, in the annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned,...
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The Iris, Or Literary Messenger, Volume 1

1841
...National Guards of Paris. In looking at the signature of so extraordinary a man, "the most extraordinary that in the annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell," the thoughts revert to his strange and eventful career. As orator Phillips has it, " We may now pause...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1842 - 311 pages
...independent and decisive—a will, despotic in his dictates—an energy that distanced expedition, and conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character—the most extraordinary, perhaps, that, in the annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned,...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1843 - 311 pages
...magnificence attracted. " Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his own originality. " A mind bold, independent, and decisive — a will despotic in his dictates — an energy that distanced expedition, and a conscience pliable to every touch of interest,...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...conscience—pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character,—the most extraordinary, perhaps, that in the annals of...rose, or reigned, or fell. Flung into life, in the midsi of a revolution, that quickened every energy of a people who acknowledge no superior, he commenced...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Anatomy - 1845 - 384 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy and peculiar, he sat upon the throne a sceptred hermit, wrapi — in the solitude of his own originality. A mind, bold,...— a will, despotic in its dictates— an energy, ill at distanced expedition, and a conscience — pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline...
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