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" Flung into life in the midst of a revolution that quickened every energy of a people who acknowledged no superior, he commenced his course a stranger by birth, and a scholar by charity! With no friend but his sword, and no fortune but his talents, he... "
The Speeches...delivered at the Bar, and on Various Public Occasions in ... - Page 201
by Charles Phillips - 1817 - 213 pages
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Recollections of military service in 1813,1814, & 1815

Thomas Morris - 1845
...career a stranger by birth, and a scholar by charity ; with no friend but his sword, and no fortune but his talents, he rushed into the lists where rank, and wealth, and genius had arR rayed themselves : competition flew from him as from the glance of destiny. He knew no motive but...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Anatomy - 1845 - 384 pages
...charity! With no friend, but tie sworu. and no fortune, hut his talents, he rushed in the list — where rank, and wealth, and genius — had arrayed themselves, and competition — fled from him, ns from the glance of destiny. He knew no motive, but interest — he acknowledged no criterion, but...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...in the list—where rank, and wealth, and genius— had arrayed themselves, and competition—fled from him, as from the glance of destiny. He knew no motive, but interest—he acknowledged no criterion, but success—he worshiped no God, but ambition, and, with...
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Elocution; Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

Charles P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 368 pages
...the list — where rank, and wealth, and genius — had arrayed themselves, and compctition — tied from him. as from the glance of destiny. He knew no motive, bul interest — lie acknowledged no crier on. but success— he worihipeil no God. but amb t:on. and....
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The Art of Elocution: From the Simple Articulation of the Elemental Sounds ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1846 - 383 pages
...charity. With no friend but his sword, and no fortune but his talents, he rushed into the lists where rank and genius had arrayed themselves, and competition...ambition ; and with an eastern devotion, he knelt at the altar of his idolatry. Subsidiary to this, there was no creed that he did not profess, there was no...
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The United States Speaker: a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

Readers - 1846 - 504 pages
...scholar by charity ! With no friend but his sword, and no fortune but his talents, he rushed in the list where rank, and wealth, and genius had arrayed themselves,...motive but interest — he acknowledged no criterion out success — be worshiped no God but ambition, and with an eastern devotion he knelt at the shrine...
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The Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1847 - 383 pages
...charity. With no friend but his sword, and no fortune but his talents, he rushed into the lists where rank and genius had arrayed themselves, and competition...ambition ; and with an eastern devotion, he knelt at the altar of his idolatry. Subsidiary to this, there was no creed that he did not profess, there was no...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 1

...and a scholar by charity 1 With no friend but his sword, and no fortune but his talents, in the list where rank, and wealth, and genius had arrayed themselves,...no criterion but success ; he worshipped no god but amhition ; and, with an eastern devotion, he knelt at the shrine of his idolatry. Subsidiary to this,...
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Eliza Cook's Journal, Volume 1

Eliza Cook - 1849
...friend but his sword, and no fortune but his talents, in the list where rank.'and wealth, and genins had arrayed themselves, and competition fled from...no criterion but success ; he worshipped no god but amhition ; and, with an eastern devotion, he knelt at the sbrine of his idolatry. Subsidiary to this,...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1849
...scholar by charity. With no friend but his sword, and no fortune but his talents, he rushed in the list where rank, and wealth, and genius had arrayed themselves,...competition fled from him as from the glance of destiny. 2. He knew no motive' but interest' ; acknowledged no criterion' but success'; he worshiped no God...
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