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" He probably uttered fewer words in the course of his life than any man who ever lived to fourscore years, not at all excepting the monks of La Trappe. "
The Last of the Whigs: A Political Biography of Lord Hartington, Later ... - Page 17
by Patrick Jackson - 1994 - 398 pages
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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in ..., Volume 1; Volume 122

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1845
...and uneasy ; of course he never appeared in London unless lying back in the corner of his carriage. He probably uttered fewer words in the course of his...years, not at all excepting the monks of La Trappe. * He left Sir Charles a legacy of 15,000/. ; which was generally understood to have fallen much short...
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science, who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Authors, English - 1845 - 295 pages
...and uneasy ; of course he never appeared in London unless lying back in the corner of his carriage. He probably uttered fewer words in the course of his...years, not at all excepting the monks of La Trappe. Mr. Cavendish died on the 10th of March, 1810, after a short illness, probably the first as well as...
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Lives of Philosophers of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Science - 1855 - 492 pages
...and uneasy; of course he never appeared in London unless lying back in the corner of his carriage. He probably uttered fewer words in the course of his...years, not at all excepting the monks of La Trappe. Mr. Cavendish died on the 10th of March, 1810, after a short illness, probably the first as well as...
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Lives of Philosophers of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Biography - 1855 - 492 pages
...and uneasy; of course he never appeared in London unless lying back in the corner of his carriage. He probably uttered fewer words in the course of his...years, not at all excepting the monks of La Trappe. Mr. Cavendish died on the 10th of March, 1810, after a short illness, probably the first as well as...
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Memoirs of the distinguished men of science of Great Britain living in ...

William Walker - 1864
...quick and uneasy; he never appeared in London unless lying back in the corner of his carriage; and he probably uttered fewer words in the course of his...than any man who •ever lived to fourscore years. His private character has been thus described by Dr. George Wilson, from whose comprehensive life of...
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Memoirs of the distinguished men of science of Great Britain living in ...

William Walker - 1864
...quick and uneasy; he never appeared in London unless lying back in the corner of his carriage ; and he probably uttered fewer words in the course of his...than any man who •ever lived to fourscore years. His private character has been thus described by Dr. George Wilson, from whose comprehensive life of...
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Memoirs of the Distinguished Men of Science of Great Britain Living in the ...

Scientists - 1864 - 160 pages
...quick and uneasy ; he never appeared in London unless lying back in the corner of his carriage ; and he probably uttered fewer words in the course of his...life than any man who ever lived to fourscore years. His private character has been thus described by Dr. George Wilson, from whose comprehensive life of...
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The Temple anecdotes, by R. and C. Temple, Volume 1

Ralph Temple (miscellaneous writer.) - 1865
...ungraceful ; he never appeared in the metropolis except lying back in his carriage, and it is remarked that he probably uttered fewer words in the course of his life than any man who ever lived to nearly fourscore. An admirer alluding to his large fortune, said that he was " the richest of all wise...
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Invention and discovery [from The Temple anecdotes] by R. and C. Temple

Ralph Temple (miscellaneous writer.) - 1870
...ungraceful ; he never appeared in the metropolis except lying back in his carriage, and it is remarked that he probably uttered fewer words in the course of his life than any man who ever lived to nearly fourscore. An admirer alluding to his large fortune, said that he was " the richest of all wise...
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Works, Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...and uneasy; of course he never appeared in London unless lying back in the corner of his carriage. He probably uttered fewer words in the course of his...years, not at all excepting the monks of La Trappe. Mr. Cavendish died on the 10th of March, 1810, after a short illness, probably the first as well as...
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