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" All the visions of antiquity became common places in his contemplation; kings were his people — nations were his outposts; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chessboard!... "
The Speeches of Charles Phillips, Esq: Delivered at the Bar, and on Various ... - Page 181
by Charles Phillips - 1821 - 249 pages
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...nations were his outposts ; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and campa^ and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chess-board ! " Amid all these changes, he stood as immutable as adamant. It mattered little whether in the field or the drawingroom, — with the mob,...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - American literature - 1830 - 321 pages
...and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chess-board 1 Amid all these changes he stood immutable as adamant. It mattered little, whether in the field or the drawing-room — with the mob or the levee — wearing the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown — banishing...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...nations were his outposts ; and he disjmsed of courts, and crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chess-board ! " Amid all thesi? changes, he stood as immutable as adamant. 1 1 mattered little whether in the field or the drawingroom,...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 344 pages
...nations were his outposts; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chessboard!...adamant. It mattered little, whether in the field or the drawing-room — with the mob or the levee — wearing the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown — banishing...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 pages
...continent of Europe trembled at beholding the audacity of his designs, and the miracle of their execution. Amid all these changes he stood immutable as adamant. It mattered little, whether in the field or the drawing-room —with the mob or the levee—wearing the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown—banishing...
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Irish Eloquence: The Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators: Phillips ...

Orators - 1834 - 548 pages
...nations were his outposts ; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chess-board...mattered little whether in the field or the drawing room — with the mob or the levee — wearing the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown — banishing a...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1834 - 215 pages
...camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chessboard ! ft. Amid all these changes he stood immutable as adamant. It mattered little whether in the field or the drawing-room { with the mob or the levee ; wearing the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown ; banishing...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...outposts ; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were titular dignitaries of the chess-board !— Amid all...adamant. It mattered little whether in the field or in the drawing-room — with the mob or the levee — wearing the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown...
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The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - Readers - 1836 - 215 pages
...outposts ; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were titular dignitaries of the chess-board ! Amid all...adamant. It mattered little whether in the field or in the drawing-room — with the mob or the levee — wearing the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown...
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Irish Eloquence : the Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

John Philpot Curran, Charles Phillips, Robert Emmet, Henry Grattan - Ireland - 1840 - 370 pages
...people—nations were his outposts; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chess-board...the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown—banishing a Braganza, or espousing a Hapsburgh— dictating peace on a raft to the czar of Russia, or contemplating...
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