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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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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...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,...dictates, — an energy that distanced expedition, and a N conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character...
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The reporter's manual, and vocabulary of logograms

Alexander Melville Bell - 1857
...the solitude of his own originality. 3A mind bold, independent, and decisive — a will, despotic ш its dictates, — an energy that distanced expedition,...character — the most extraordinary perhaps, that, in the aunals of the world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell. Flung into life in the 5midst of a Revolution...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy', and peculiar', he sat upon the throne a eceptered hermit, wrapt in the solitude of his own originality. A mind', bold',...energy' that distanced expedition^; and a conscience v , pliable to every touch of interest', marked the outlines of this extraordinary character": the...
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The Science and Art of Elocution and Oratory: Containing Specimens of the ...

Worthy Putnam - Elocution - 1858 - 407 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne a sceptered hermit, wrapt in the solitude of his own originality. A mind, bold,...annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell. 2. Flung into life, in the midst of a revolution that quickened every energy of a people who acknowledge...
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The three serjeants; or, Phases of the soldier's life ..., Volume 251

Thomas Morris - 1858
...gloomy, and peculiar he sat upon the throne a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his awful originality. A mind bold, independent and decisive; a will despotic in its dictates ; an energy that distances expedition, and a conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this...
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Readings from the best authors, ed. by A.H. Bryce, Issue 10

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1862 - 331 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,...interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character,—the most extraordinary, perhaps, that, in the annals of the world, ever rose, or reigned,...
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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - English literature - 1869
...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,...most extraordinary, perhaps, that, in the annals of the world, ever rose, or reigned, or fcll. Flung into life in the midst of a revolution that quickened...
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The Sixth Progressive Reader, Or Oratorical Class-book: With a Treatise on ...

Patrick O'Shea - 1873 - 474 pages
...Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne a sceptred hermit, wrapt in the solitude of his owr. originality. A mind bold, independent, and decisive...every touch of interest, marked the outline of this ex: 'aordinary character — the most extraordinary, perhaps, that in the annals of this world ever...
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The High School Speaker: A Collection of Declamations, Poetic Pieces and ...

John Celivergos Zachos - 1873
...hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his own originality. A mind, bold, independent, and decisive,—a will, despotic in its dictates,— an energy that...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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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1876 - 600 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptered hermit, wrapt in the solitude of his own originality. A mind, bold,...annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell. "2. Flung into life in the midst of a revolution that quickened every energy of a people who acknowledge...
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