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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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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1845
...was for the safety of their favourite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodi gal of himself ; and that if he exposed them to peril,...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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Recollections of military service in 1813,1814, & 1815

Thomas Morris - 1845
...stipulation was 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 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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Recollections of Military Service: Including Some Details of the Battles of ...

Thomas Morris - Great Britain - 1845 - 319 pages
...stipulation was 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 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 Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 55

1852
...pictures, and with these he decorated the palaces and public buildings of the capital of France, which, gorgeous with the spoils of art, " became the miniature metropolis of the Universe." It is useless to plead the rights of war; he often violated even these so-called rights. An Italian...
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The Art of Elocution: From the Simple Articulation of the Elemental Sounds ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1846 - 383 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favorite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...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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The Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1847 - 383 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favorite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...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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Life and Campaigns of Napoleon Bonaparte: Giving an Account of ..., Volumes 1-2

1849
...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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The Public good, Issue 1

...firststipulation 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 to peril, he paid them with plunder. For the soldiers he subdued every people — to the people he even made pride...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favorite. They knew well that if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself; and that if he exposed them to...affectation of literature must not be omitted. The jailer of the press, he affected the patronage of letters — the proscriber of books, lit encouraged...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...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...and the capital, gorgeous with the spoils of art, beteme the miniature metropolis of the universe. In this wonderful combination, his affectation of...
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