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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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Irish Eloquence: The Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

Member of the bar - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1857 - 543 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 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 reporter's manual, and vocabulary of logograms

Alexander Melville Bell - 1857
...stipulation was for the safety 1sof their favourite. They knew well that, 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, 14he subsidized every people ; to the people, he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran...
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The three serjeants; or, Phases of the soldier's life ..., Volume 251

Thomas Morris - 1858
...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 gaoler of the press, he affected...
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Readings from the best authors, ed. by A.H. Bryce, Issue 10

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1862 - 331 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 to...affectation of literature must not be omitted. The jailer of the press, he affected the patronage of letters; the proscriber of books, he encouraged philosophy;...
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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - English literature - 1869
...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...affectation of literature must not be omitted. The jailer of the press, he affected the patronage of letters ; the proscriber of books, he encouraged...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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 to...repaid them with plunder. For the soldier he subsidized everybody ; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered with his...
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Murby's English grammar and analysis, taught simultaneously

John Robertson (LL.D., of Upton Park sch.) - 1869
...liberty, like any other man, to use my own language. 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. His fall, like his life, baffled all speculation. Great actions and striking occurrences, having excited...
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The English elocutionist, a collection of the finest passages of poetry and ...

Charles Hartley - 1872
...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...them with plunder. For the soldier, he subsidized everybody ; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered with his...
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Freemason's Monthly, Volume 4

1873
...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...peril, he repaid them with plunder. For the soldier, be subsidized every people; to the people he made even prido pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered...
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The Elements of Rhetoric

James De Mille - English language - 1878 - 564 pages
...space no opposition that he did not spurn." " Amid all these changes he stood immutable as adamant." " The victorious veteran glittered with his gains, and...became the miniature metropolis of the universe." All this is very extravagant and very tawdry, particularly the last sentence — "victorious veteran,"...
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