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" ... commanding; haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependents ; oppressive to the people, but liberal to his friends ; more generous than grateful ; less moved by injuries than by contempt — he was framed to take the ascendant in every intercourse... "
The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar, to the ... - Page 212
by David Hume - 1810
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1824
...engaging, persuasive; and by turns, lofty, elevated, commanding : haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependents : oppressive to the people, but...generous than grateful ; less moved by injuries than contempt : he was framed to take the ascendant in every intercourse with others, but exerted this superiority...
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The history of England: from the earliest times to the death of George II ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1789
...times lofty, elevated, and commanding: haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependants; oppreflive to the people, but liberal to his friends ; more generous than grateful; formed to take the afcendant in every intercourse, but vain enough not to cover his real fuperiority....
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An Abridgment of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1797 - 406 pages
...lofty,, elevated, and commanding; haughty to his equal?, but aflable to his-dependents; oppreffive to the people, but liberal to his friends ; more generous than grateful ; formed to take the afcendant in every intercourfe, but -vain ' enough not to cover his rer.l fuperiority....
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records ..., Volume 19

William Fordyce Mavor - World history - 1804
...and, by turns, lofty, elevated, commanding ; haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependants : oppressive to the people, but liberal to his friends...exposed him. to envy, and made every one willing to recall the original inferiority of his condition. Henry, finding Lewis had made great preparations...
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An Abridgement of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1806 - 336 pages
...persuasive, and at other times lofty, elevated, and commanding ; haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependents ; oppressive to the people, but liberal to his friends; more generous than gratemi; formed to take the ascendant in every intercourse, but vain enough not to cover his real superiority,...
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An abridgement of the history of England: from the invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - History - 1808 - 325 pages
...persuasive, and at other times lofty, elevated, and commanding ; haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependents ; oppressive to the people, but...liberal to his friends ; more generous than grateful ; formed to take the ascendant in every intercourse, but vain enough not to cover his real superiority....
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An abridgment of The history of England, continued to 1810

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810
...persuasive, and at other times lofty, elevated, and commanding; haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependents ; oppressive to the people, but...liberal to his friends; more generous than grateful ; formed to take the ascendant in every intercourse, but vain enough not to cover his real superiority....
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The History of England: From the Earliest Times to the Death of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810
...times lofty, elevated, and commanding •,. haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependants ; oppressive to the people, but liberal to his friends •, more generous than grateful ; formed to take the ascendant in every intercourse, but vain enough not to cover his real superiority....
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An abridgment of The history of England, continued to 1810. Genuine ed ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...persuasive, and at other times lofty, elevated, and commanding : haughty to his equals, but affable to his dependents ; oppressive to the people ; but...liberal to his friends ; more generous than grateful ; formed to take the ascendant in every intercourse, but vain enough not to cover • his real superiority....
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Historical Memoirs Respecting the English, Irish, and Scottish ..., Volume 1

Charles Butler - Catholics - 1819
...engaging, " persuasive, and by turns lofty, elevated, and " commanding ; haughty to his equals, affable to " his dependents ; oppressive to the people, but " liberal to his friends ; more generous than grate" ful ; less moved by injuries than by contempt ; " he was framed to take the ascendant in every...
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