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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 Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...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,...the outline of this extraordinary character — the mont extraordinary, perliaps, that, in the annals of this world, over rose, or reigned, or fell. Flung...
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Select Readings and Recitations

Readers - 1897 - 318 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,...perhaps, that, in the annals of this world, ever rose, reigned, or fell. Flung into life in the midst of a revolution that quickened every energy of a people...
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The Crane Reader, Book 5

Readers - 1902
...sat upon the throne, a sceptered hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his own originality. A mind hold, independent, and decisive; a will despotic in its...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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Interpretive Reading

Cora Marsland - Readers - 1902 - 245 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 Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1905
...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, evei rose, or reigned, or fell. Flung into life in the midst of a revolution that quickened every energy...
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William and Mary College Monthly, Volume 11

Little magazines - 1901
...with the flight of his spirit there passed from this world's stage the " most extraordinary man who in the annals of this world ever rose or reigned or fell." "Re-United.' An old man sits in an old arm chair ; Rocking to and fro. His eyes are dim, and gray his...
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Irish Literature, Volume 8

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - English literature - 1904
...gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptered hermit, wrapt 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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Elson Grammar School Reader: Book four

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Readers - 1909 - 392 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptered hermit, wrapt in 5 the solitude of his own originality. A mind, bold,...perhaps, that, in the annals of this world, ever rose, 10 or reigned, or fell. Flung into life in the midst of a revolution that quickened every energy of...
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Natural Drills in Expression, with Selections: A Series of Exercises ...

Arthur Edward Phillips - Elocution - 1909 - 367 pages
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptered 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 quickened...
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Elson Grammar School Readers: Books 1-4, Book 4

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Basal reading instruction - 1909
...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, 10 or reigned,...
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