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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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Eliza Cook's Journal, Volume 1

Eliza Cook - 1849
...magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the tbrone a sceptred hermit, wrapt in the solitude of his own originality. A mind, bold,...distanced expedition, and a conscience pliable to erery touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character, the most ertrordinary,...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1849
...mass. Syn'-a-gogue, n. a Jewish congregation or place of worship. CHARACTER OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE. bold, independent, and decisive" ; a will, despotic...distanced expedition', and a conscience pliable to even- touch of interest', marked the outline of this extraordinary character'; the most extraordinary,...
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The Public good, Issue 1

...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 mterest, marked the outlines of ;his...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 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,...will, despotic in its dictates — an energy that '•**nced expedition, and a conscience pliable to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...faith which confessions and formularies can never adequately express, is the property of all alike. A mind bold, independent and decisive, a will despotic in its dictates, an energy that distanced expedit.on, and a conscience pliable to every touch of self-interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1852 - 311 pages
...Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the solitude of hia 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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Poems: To which are Added Critiques on Metaphysical Subjects

G. H. Wood - 1853 - 277 pages
...— a mental pyramid in the solitude of time. " Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne. A mind bold, independent, and decisive, a will despotic...annals of this world ever rose, or reigned, or fell. The chief of cabinets and the controller of camps, a statesman by office and a soldier by profession,...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Elementary) - 1853 - 480 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 outlines of this extraordinary character': the most extraordinary, perhaps, that in the annals of this...
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Anecdotes of Napoleon Bonaparte and His Times

1855 - 504 pages
...decisive—a will despotic in its dictates—an energy that distanced expedition, and a conscience plialile to every touch of interest, marked the outline of...annals of this world ever rose, or reigned, or fell. The chief of cabinets, and the controller of camps — a statesman by office, and a soldier by profession—he...
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Anecdotes of Napoleon Bonaparte and His Times

1855 - 504 pages
...dissolution, a mental pyramid in the solitude of time. Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne. A mind bold, independent, and decisive— a will despotic...energy that distanced expedition, and a conscience plialile to every touch of interest, marked the outline of this extraordinary character, the most extraordinary,...
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