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" For even then, sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the western horizon was in a blaze with his descending glory, on the opposite quarter of the heavens arose another luminary, and, for his hour, became lord of the ascendant. "
Parliamentary speeches from 1761 to 1802 - Page 286
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...highly just and expedient to raise a revenue in America. For even then, Sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the western horizon...glory, on the opposite quarter of the heavens arose anothei luminary, and, for his hour, became lord of the ascendant. This light too is passed and set...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1806
...highly just and expedient to raise a revenue in America. For even then, Sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the western horizon was in a bla/e with his descending glory, on the opposite quarter of the heavens arose another luminary, and,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...highly just and expedient to raise a revenue in America. For even then, sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the western horizon...luminary, and, for his hour, became lord of the ascendant. f This light too is passed and set for ever. You understand, to be sure, that I speak, of Charles Townshend,...
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Anecdotes of the life of ... William Pitt, earl of Chatham [by J ..., Volume 3

John Almon - 1810
...ithighly just and expedient to raise a revenue in America. For even then, Sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the Western horizon...quarter of the heavens arose another luminary, and for this hour, became lord of the ascendant*. To the Right Hon. the Countess of HILLSBOROUGH. (Relict of...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt: Earl Chatham ...

John Almon - 1810
...ithighJy just and expedient to raise a revenue in America. For even then, Sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the Western horizon...quarter of the heavens arose another luminary, and for this hour, became lord of the ascendant*. To the Right Hon. the Countess of HILLSBOROUGH, (Relict of...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812
...American taxation, after speaking of Lord Chatham, goes on thus : " Even then, Sir, before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the western horizon...luminary, and for his hour, became lord of the ascendant. ' Reign of G co. III. vol. ip 314- Bissct's opinion is not quite so fafavourable He says, " although...
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The Flowers of Modern History: Comprehending on a New Plan, the Most ...

John Adams - Great Britain - 1813 - 310 pages
...it highly just and expedient to raise a revenue in America. For even then, even before the splendid orb was entirely set, and while the western horizon...opposite quarter of the heavens arose another luminary (Charles Townshend) and for his hour became lord of the ascendant, who was officially the re-producer...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of Commons ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...highly just and expedient to raise a revenue in America. For even then, Sir, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and while the western horizon...understand, to be sure, that I speak of Charles Townshend, favourite in this House. He therefore attended at the private meeting, in which the resolutions moved...
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Letters of Mary Lepel [sic] Lady Hervey: With a Memoir and Illustrative Notes

Baroness Mary Lepell Hervey Hervey - English letters - 1821 - 332 pages
...been beneficial to that people, and highly " was entirely set, and while the western horizon was on a blaze with his descending glory, on the opposite...the heavens arose another luminary, and for his hour was lord of the ascendant ; but this light is passed too, and set for ever. You understand that I speak...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler, Esq., of Lincoln's-Inn, Volume 1

Charles Butler - Autobiography - 1822
...rise of Mr. Charles Townshend on the decline of Mr. Pitt, — "Even " then, even before this splendid orb was entirely set, and " while the western horizon was in a blaze with his descend" ing glory, on the opposite quarter of the heavens arose " another luminary, and, for his hour,...
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