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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 Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet, Volume 1

1876
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar-he sat upon the throne, a sceptred hermit, wrapt in tho solitude of his own originality. A mind, bold, independent,...annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell. 1'lung mto life in the midst of a revolution that quick enerl every energy of a people who acknowledge...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical ..., Volume 6

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1867 - 460 pages
...pliable to every touch of interest', marked the outlines of this extraodinary character^: this aiost extraordinary, perhaps, that in the 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 acknowledged...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1879 - 544 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,...most extraordinary perhaps, that, in the annals of the world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell. Flung into life in the midst of a Revolution that quietened...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptred hermit, wrapt in vޡ ru ~ M ^B= ,\ Pʝ 4t- O V @rv 'k {, e v sZ > nnd a conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character,...
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The Science of Elocution

S. S. Hamill - Elocution - 1881 - 389 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,...conscience pliable to every touch of interest marked the outliue of this extraordinary character, the most extraordinary, perhaps, that in the annals of this...
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Advanced Reader, Specially Prepared to Elicit Thought and to Facilitate ...

Christian Brothers - Readers - 1884 - 483 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptred hermit, wrapped up in the solitude of his own originality. A mind bold,...despotic in its dictates, an energy that distanced expo lii ion, and a conscience pliable,to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary...
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A Knight Templar Abroad: Or, Reminiscences of Travel Beyond the Sea

W. Harlan Cord - Europe - 1885 - 549 pages
...that, " he was wrapt in the solitude of his own originality, and was the most extraordinary character, perhaps, that in the annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell, the man without a model, and without a shadow!" These relics of the First Consul are unquestionably...
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New Science of Elocution: The Elements and Principles of Vocal Expression in ...

S. S. Hamill - Elocution - 1886 - 382 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon his throne, n 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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New Science of Elocution: The Elements and Principles of Vocal Expression in ...

S. S. Hamill - Elocution - 1886 - 382 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon his throne, a seeptered hermit, wrapt in the solitude of his own originality. A mind bold, independent and decisive ; a will despotic iu its dictates; an energy that distanced expedition and a conscience pliable to every touch of interest...
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Classic Selections from the Best Authors

Samuel Silas Curry - Readers - 1888 - 182 pages
...he sat upon the throne a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his own originality. A luind, bold, independent, and decisive, — a will, despotic...ever rose, or reigned, or fell Flung into life in tuu midst of a revolution that quickened exery energy of a people who acknowledge no superior, he commenced...
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