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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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New Science of Elocution: The Elements and Principles of Vocal Expression in ...

S. S. Hamill - Elocution - 1886 - 382 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 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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Voice Culture and Elocution

William T. Ross - Elocution - 1887 - 320 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. It mattered little whether in the field or the drawing-room, with the mob or the lev£e, wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the iron crown — banishing...
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Select Readings and Recitations

Readers - 1897 - 318 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...
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The Crane Reader, Book 5

Readers - 1902
...outposts, and he disposed of courts and crowns and camps and churches and cahinets 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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Interpretive Reading

Cora Marsland - Readers - 1902 - 245 pages
...dignitaries of the chessboard! It mattered little whether in the field or in the drawingroom—with the mob or the levee—wearing the jacobin bonnet or the iron crown—banishing a Braganza, or espousing a Hapsburg—dictating peace on a raft to the Czar of Russia, or contemplating...
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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1905
...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...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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Irish Literature, Volume 8

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - English literature - 1904
...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 ! Amid all these changes, he stood as immutable as adamant. It mattered little whether in the field or the drawing-room — with the mob...
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Irish Literature, Volume 8

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - English literature - 1904
...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 drawing-room — with the mob or at the levee — wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the iron crown —...
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The World's Famous Orations, Volume 6

William Jennings Bryan - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1906
...nations were his outposts; and he disposed of couics, 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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Elson Grammar School Reader: Book four

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Readers - 1909 - 392 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, 358 Elson Grammar School Reader Boole Four 60 with the mob or the levee — wearing...
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