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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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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1849
...and he disposed of courts', and crowns', and camps', and churches', and cabinets', as if they were titular dignitaries of the chessboard. Amid all these changes he stood immutable as adamant. 5. It mattered little whether in the field' or in the drawingroom'; with the mob' or the levee'; wearing...
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The Public good, Issue 1

...nations were his ontposts ; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and camps, 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 in the drawing room ; with the...
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Poems: To which are Added Critiques on Metaphysical Subjects

G. H. Wood - 1853 - 277 pages
...people; nations were his outposts; and he disposed of courts, crowns, camps, churches, and cabinets as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chess-board....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 a...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Children - 1853 - 336 pages
...and he disposed of courts', and crowns', and camps', and churches , and cabinets', aa if they were titular dignitaries of the chessboard. Amid all these changes he stood immutable as adamant. 5. It mattered little whether in the field' or in the drawingroom'; with the mob' or the levee'; wearing...
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Anecdotes of Napoleon Bonaparte and His Times

1855 - 504 pages
...people — nations were his outposts ; and he disposed of courts, crowns, camps, 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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Anecdotes of Napoleon Bonaparte and His Times

1855 - 504 pages
...people—nations were his outposts ; and he disposed of courts, crowns, camps, 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 American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1855 - 444 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...adamant. It mattered little whether in the field or in the drawingroom — with the mob 01 the levee — wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the iron crown —...
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Irish Eloquence: The Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

A member of the bar - Orators - 1857 - 543 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...room—with the mob or the levee—wearing the jacobin bonnel or the iron crown—banishing a Braganza, or espousing a Hapsburgh— dictating peace on a raft...
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Irish Eloquence: The Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

Member of the bar - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1857 - 543 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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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
...his out-posts"; 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 in the drawing-room"; with the mob', or the levee"; wearing the jacobin bonnet', or the iron crown";...
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