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" ... but a very weighty speaker ; and after he had heard a full debate, and observed how the House was like to be inclined, took up the argument, and shortly, and clearly, and craftily so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired... "
The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641 - Page 185
by Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - 1707
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 6

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1903
...it that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found that he could not ao that he was never without the dexterity to divert...debate to another time, and to prevent the determining anything in the negative which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility,...
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The Legal Imagination

James Boyd White - Law - 1985 - 302 pages
...commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired; and if he found he could not do that, he never was without the dexterity to divert the debate to another time, and to prevent the determining anything in the negative which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility...
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The Political Career of Oliver St. John, 1637-1649

William Palmer - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 153 pages
...argument. . . and craftily so stated in that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired; and if he found he could not do that, he was never without the dexterity to avert it to another time and to prevent determining anything negative which might prove inconvenient...
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High School English Grammar And Composition (Hindi)

Wren & Martin - Juvenile Fiction - 1979
...shortly and clearly and craftily so stated it that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired; and if he found he could not do that, he was never...debate to another time and to prevent the determining of anything in the negative which might prove inconvenient in the future. — Clarendon A work from...
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The Working Man's Friend, and Family Instructor, Volumes 1-2

Working class - 1850
...craftily so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found that he could not do that, he was never without the dexterity...divert the debate to another time, and to prevent the 3r THE .\VOUKIXG MiN'S FBIliXD, termining auytliing to the negative, which might prove inconvenient...
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A Source Book of English History for the Use of Schools

...and clearly, and craftily, so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found he could not do that, he was never without the dexterity John Hampden to divert the debate to another time, and to prevent the determining any thing in the...
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