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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 Model Speaker: Consisting of Exercises in Prose and Poetry : for the Use ...

Philip Lawrence - Recitations - 1871 - 395 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...immutable as adamant. It mattered little whether in % field or in the drawing-room — with the mob or the levee — wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the...
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The English elocutionist, a collection of the finest passages of poetry and ...

Charles Hartley - 1872
...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 Hamilton Speaker, a Collection of New and Original Extracts, Especially ...

Oliver Ernesto Branch - Readers - 1878 - 257 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 these...stood immutable as adamant. It mattered little whether iu the field or in the drawing-room, with the mob or the levee, wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the iron...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...camps, and churches, and cabinets as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chess-board ! Amidst g ? & X" drawing-room, — with the mob or the levee. — wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the iron crown. —...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 pages
...camps, and churches, and cabinets as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chess- hoard ! Amidst victorious industry. Nor drawing-room, — with the mob or the levee, — wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the iron crown. —...
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The Standard speaker and elocutionist

John William Kirton - Elocution - 1880 - 248 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 these...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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The Science of Elocution

S. S. Hamill - Elocution - 1881 - 389 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 these changes he stood immutable ad adamant. 6. It mattered little whether in the field or in the drawing-room, with the mob or the...
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New Elocution and Voice Culture

Robert Kidd - Elocution - 1857 - 504 pages
...victory — his flight from Egypt confirmed his destiny — ruin itself only elevated him to empire. Amid all these changes he stood immutable as adamant....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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Advanced Reader, Specially Prepared to Elicit Thought and to Facilitate ...

Christian Brothers - Readers - 1884 - 483 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!...adamant. It mattered little whether in the field or the drawing-room; with the mob or the levee; wearing I Cli.\li.\CTW OF NAPOLEON BO.Y.1/M/.TK :W7 tLe Jacobin...
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Scrap-book Recitation Series: A Miscellaneous Collection of Prose ..., Issue 4

Henry Marlin Soper - Readers - 1885
...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 a...
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