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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 reporter's manual, and vocabulary of logograms

Alexander Melville Bell - 1857
...camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were the titulai dignitaries of the chess-board. 9Amid 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 10crown —...
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The three serjeants; or, Phases of the soldier's life ..., Volume 251

Thomas Morris - 1858
...nations 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 drawing-room, with the mob or at the levee; wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the iron crown; banishing...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Elocution - 1858 - 480 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 in the drawing-room; with the mob, or the levee; wearing the Jacobin bonnet, or the iron crown; banishing...
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Readings from the best authors, ed. by A.H. Bryce, Issue 10

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1862 - 331 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....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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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1862 - 600 pages
...outposts; 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. 6. It mattered little whether in the field or in the drawingroom—with the mob or the levee—wearing...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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...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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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - English literature - 1869
...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....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 Young Debater and Chairman's Assistant: Containing Instructions how to ...

Meetings - 1869 - 160 pages
...were 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 chess-board...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 Young Debater and Chairman's Assistant: Containing Instructions how to ...

Meetings - 1869 - 160 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...changes, he stood immutable as adamant. It mattered httle whether in the field, or in the drawing-room ; with the mob, or the levee ; wearing the jacobin...
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The Model Speaker: Consisting of Exercises in Prose and Poetry. For the Use ...

Philip Lawrence - English language - 1870 - 395 pages
...crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, as if they were titular dignitaries of the chess-board I Amid all these changes, he stood immutable as 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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