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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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Effective English

Philander Priestley Claxton, James McGinniss - English language - 1917 - 571 pages
...example of climax : 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 outlines of this extraordinary character, — the most extraordinary, perhaps, that in the annals of...
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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ...

Elbert Hubbard - Literature - 1923 - 228 pages
...attracted s+ <l Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptered hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his own originality •'•• ."•...annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned, or fell .<•• s Flung into life, in the midst of a revolution that quickened every energy of a people...
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McGuffey's New 4th, 6th, Eclectic Reader, Volume 6

William Holmes McGuffey - 1867
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy', and peculiar', ho 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 outlines of this extraodinary character*: the inost extraordinary, perhaps, that in the annals of this...
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Werner's Magazine: A Magazine of Expression, Volume 17

Elocution - 1895
...Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne a ' sceptred hermit, wrappej} in the solitude of his originality. A mind bold, independent, and decisive,...to every touch of interest, marked the outline of his extraordinary character, — the most extraordinary, perhaps, that, in the annals of this worldj...
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Bye-gones, Relating to Wales and the Border Counties

Wales - 1895
...dictates; an energy that distances expedition, and a concience pliable to every touch of interest, mark'd the outline of this extraordinary character, the most...the annals of this world, ever rose, or reigned, or fellFlung into life in the midst of a Revolution that quickened every energy of a people who acknowledged...
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