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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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Elson Grammar School Readers: Books 1-4, Book 4

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Basal reading instruction - 1909
...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. 60 with the mob or the levee—wearing the Jacobin bonnet or the iron crown—banishing a Braganza,...
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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ...

Elbert Hubbard - Literature - 1923 - 228 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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Werner's Magazine: A Magazine of Expression, Volume 17

Elocution - 1895
...nations were his outposts; and he disposed of courts, and crowns, and camps, and churches, and cabinets, t demi-god Hath come so near creation ? Move these 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 4th, 6th, Eclectic Reader, Volume 6

William Holmes McGuffey - 1867
...and camps', and churches', and cabinets', as if they were the titular dignitaries of the chesshoard'! 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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