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" The victorious veteran glittered with his gains; and the capital, gorgeous with the spoils of art, became the miniature metropolis of the universe. "
The Speeches...delivered at the Bar, and on Various Public Occasions in ... - Page 203
by Charles Phillips - 1817 - 213 pages
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Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte: With ..., Volume 2

Charles Angélique François Huchet comte de La Bédoyère - 1827
...then their first stipulation was for his safety. They knew well, that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to peril, he repaid them with riches. The victorious veteran glittered with his gains, and the capital of France, gorgeous with the...
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An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittainham Lacey - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favourite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself ; and that if he exposed them...of the universe. In this wonderful combination, his affectations of literature must not be omitted. The gaoler of the press, he affected the patronage...
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Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume 2

1828
...their first stipulation was for hia safety. They knew well, that, if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that, if he exposed them to peril, he repaid them with riches. The victorious veteran glittered with his gains, and the capital of France, gorgeous with the...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...their favourite. They knew well, if he wan lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that, if be exposed them to peril, he repaid them with plunder. For the soldier he subdued every people,— to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered...
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The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828
...of their favourite. They well knew that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself,—apd that if he exposed them to peril, he repaid them with plunder. . 8 Such a medley of contradictions, and yet such an individual consistency, were never before united...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...stipulation was for the safety of their favourite. They knew well, if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that, if he exposed them...peril, he repaid them with plunder. For the soldier he subdued every people,— to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered...
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The Academical Reader: Comprising Selections from the Most Admired Authors ...

John J. Harrod - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...he exposed them to peril, he repaid them with plunder. 5. For the soldier, he subsidized everybody; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The...his affectation of literature must not be omitted. 6. The gaoler of the press, he affected the patronage of letters,' — the proscriber of books, he...
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Cobb's Sequel to the Juvenile Readers: Comprising a Selection of Lessons in ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1834 - 215 pages
...s'.-'pulation was for the safety of their favourite. 11. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...spoils of art, became the miniature metropolis of tne universe. 12. In this wonderful combination, his affection of literature must not be omitted. The...
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Irish Eloquence: The Speches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

Member of the bar - English orations - 1836 - 537 pages
...favourite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if be exposed them to peril, he repaid them with plunder....affectation of literature must not be omitted. The jailor of the press, he affected the patronage of letters — the proscriber of books, he encouraged...
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Irish Eloquence : the Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

John Philpot Curran, Charles Phillips, Robert Emmet, Henry Grattan - Ireland - 1840 - 370 pages
...safety of their favourite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodi gal of himseif; and that if he exposed them to peril, he repaid them...affectation of literature must not be omitted. The jailor of the press, he affected the patronage of letters—the proscriber of books, he encouraged...
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