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" He was of stature moderately tall; of a straight and equallyproportioned body, to which all his words and actions gave an unexpressible addition of comeliness. The melancholy and pleasant humour were in him so contempered, that each gave advantage to... "
The Lives of John Donne: Sir Henry Wolton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George ... - Page 108
by Izaak Walton - 1805
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A new and general biographical dictionary

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...words and actions gave inexpreflible addition of " comelinefs. The melancholy and pleafant humours were in " him fo contempered, that each gave advantage...being made ufeful by a commanding judgment. " His afpciSt was chearful, and fuch as gave a filent teftimony " of a clear knov/ing foul, and of a conlcience...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 28

English literature - 1796
...addition of comelinefs. ' The melancholy and plcafant humour were in him fo eontcmpered, that each gave an advantage to the other, and made his company one of...being made ufeful by a commanding judgment. ' His afpeft was cheerful, and fuch as gave teftimony of a clear, knowing foul, and of a confcience at peace...
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Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - Authors, English - 1796 - 518 pages
...pleafant humour were in him fo contem*- ^d, that each gave advantage to the other, and made his company .c of the delights of mankind. His fancy was inimitably...both being made ufeful by a commanding judgment. His afpedt was cheerful, and fuch as gave a filent teftimony of a clear knowing foul, and of a confcience...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1797
...a ftraight and equallyproportioned body ; to which all his words and actions gave an inexpreffible addition of comelinefs. ' The melancholy and pleafant...being made ufeful by a commanding judgment. ' His afpeft was cheerful, and fuch as gave a filent teftimony of a clear knowing foul, and of a conference...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 19

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1797
...equallyproportioned body ; to which all his words and actions gave an inexpreffible addition of comelinels. ' The melancholy and pleafant humour were in him fo...his company one of the delights of mankind. ' His frfhcy was inimitably high, equalled only by his great wit ; both being made ufeful by a commanding...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1798
...hjs words and actions gave inexpreffible addition of comelinefs. The melancholy and pleafant humours were in him fo contempered, that each gave advantage...filent teftimony of a clear knowing foul, and of a confidence at peace with itfelf. His melting eye Uiewed that he had a foft heart, full of noble compaffion...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 23-24

John Bell - English poetry - 1799
...actions gave an inexpressible addition of comeliness. The melancholy ar.d pleasant humour were in him so contempered, that each gave advantage to the other,...high, equalled only by his great wit, both being made useful by a commanding judgment. His aspect was cheerful, and such as gave a silent testimony of a...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker ..., Volume 1

Izaak Walton - 1805
...can exprefs; a ftatue indeed fo like Dr. Donne, that (as his friend Sir Henry Wotton hath exprefled himfelf) " It feems to breathe " faintly, and pofterity...high, equalled only by his great wit ; both being made uieful by a commanding judgment. His His afpect was cheerful, and fuch as gave a filent teftimony of...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker ..., Volume 1

Izaak Walton - 1805
...friend Sir Henry Wotton hath exprefied himfelf) " It feems to breathe 'f faintly, and pofterity (hall look upon it " as a kind of artificial miracle." He...both being made ufeful by a commanding judgment. His afpeft was cheerful, and fuch as gave a filent teftimony of a clear knowing foul, and of a confcience...
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The lives of dr. John Donne, sir Henry Wotton, mr. Richard Hooker, mrGeorge ...

Izaak Walton - 1807
...unexprefsible addition of comelinefs. The melancholy and pleafant humour were in him fo сопч tempered, that each gave advantage to the other, and made his...both being made ufeful by a commanding judgment. His afpetfc was cheerful, and fuch as gave a filent teftimony of a clear knowing foul, and of a confcience...
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