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" ... a cadaverous aspect, and broken beak, ready to stoop and pounce upon your prey. "You can be trusted by no man; the people cannot trust you, the Ministers cannot trust you ; you deal out the most impartial treachery to both. You tell the nation it... "
The lounger's common-place book, or, Miscellaneous collections, in history ... - Page 93
by Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - 1807
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An Historical Review of the State of Ireland from the Invasion of that ...

Francis Plowden - Ireland - 1806
...infirmities of Lord Chatham ; or like a kettle drummer, lather yourself into popularity to catch the vulgar; or you might be seen hovering over the dome, like...night, with sepulchral notes, a cadaverous aspect, and broken beak, ready to stoop and pounce upon your prey : you can be trusted by no man ; the people cannot...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 3

Elegant extracts - 1812
...waiting for the moment of putting the question, that yoa might drop in and give your venal vote. Or yoa might be seen hovering over the dome, like an ill-omened bird of night, with sepulchral notes, cadaverous aspect, and a broken beak, ready to sloop and pounce upon your prey. Yon can be trusted...
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Recollections of Curran and Some of His Contemporaries

Charles Phillips - 1818 - 340 pages
...infirmities of Lord Chatham, or like a kettle-drummer, lather yourself into popularity to catch the vulgar ; or you might be seen hovering over the dome like an...night, with sepulchral notes, a cadaverous aspect, and broken beak, ready to stoop and pounce upon your prey — you can be trusted by no man — the people...
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The Literary chronicle and weekly review, Volume 2, Issues 33-83

1820
...the moment of putting thi question,. that you might pop in and give your venal vote, or you mi^Iit be seen hovering over the dome like an illomened bird of night, with sepulchral notes, with cadaverous aspect, and broken beak (alluding to a peisona defect of Mr. Flood's) ready to stoop...
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A new and impartial history of Ireland. 4 vols. [in 2].

Martin M'Dermot - 1820
...doors like a guilty spirit just waiting for the moment of putting the question, that you might pop in and give your venal vote ; or you might be seen...an ill-omened bird of night, with sepulchral notes, with cadaverous aspect and broken beak,* ready to stoop and pounce upon your prey. You can be trusted...
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Biographia Hibernica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Worthies of ..., Volume 2

Ireland - 1821
...of Lord Chatham ; or, like a kettle-drummer, lather yourself into popularity to catch the vulgar ; or you might be seen hovering over the dome, like...night, with sepulchral notes, a cadaverous aspect, and broken beak, ready to stoop and pounce upon your prey : you can be trusted by no man ; the people cannot...
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Biographia Hibernica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Worthies of ..., Volume 2

Ireland - 1821
...infirmities of Lord Chatham ; or, like a kettle-drummer, lather yourself into popularity to catch the vulgar; or you might be seen hovering over the dome, like...night, with sepulchral notes, a cadaverous aspect, and broken beak, ready to stoop and pounce upon your prey : you can be trusted by no man ; the people cannot...
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Recollections of Curran, and Some of His Contemporaries

Charles Phillips - Biography - 1822 - 403 pages
...infirmities of Lord Chatham, or like a kettle-drummer, lather yourself into popularity to catch the vulgar; or you might be seen hovering over the dome like an...night, with sepulchral notes, a cadaverous aspect, and broken beak, ready to stoop and pounce upon your prey—you can be trusted by no man—the people cannot...
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The Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence).

Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822
...doors like a guilty spirit just waiting for the moment of putting the question, that you might pop in and give your venal vote ; or you might be seen hovering over the dome like an ill-omened hird of night, with sepulchral notes, with cadaverous aspect, and broken beak (alluding to a personal...
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The Diorama of Life, Or, The Macrocosm and Microcosm Displayed ...

Andrew Wilkie - Anecdotes - 1824 - 365 pages
...doors like a guilty spirit just waiting for the moment of putting the question, that you might pop in and give your venal vote ; or you might be seen...over the dome like an ill-omened bird of night, with sepulcbratnptes, with cadaverous aspect, and broken beak (alluding .to a personal defect of Mr. Flood's)...
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