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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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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ...

Elbert Hubbard - Literature - 1923 - 228 pages
...stipulation was for the safety of their favorite s+ * They knew well, 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...
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Werner's Magazine: A Magazine of Expression, Volume 17

Elocution - 1895
...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...repaid them with plunder. For the soldier he subsidized everybodv; to the people he made even pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered with his...
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Bye-gones, Relating to Wales and the Border Counties

Wales - 1895
...favourite. They knew well if he was lavish of them, he was prodigal of himself ; and that if he expos' d them to peril, he repaid them with plunder. For the soldier, he subdued every people — to the people he made oven pride pay tribute. The victorious veteran glittered...
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