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" And if he were not the best king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings great and happy, no other prince was ever unhappy who was possessed of half his virtues and endowments, and so much without any kind of vice. "
Lands of the Free: Historical Broadcast Series of the NBC Inter-American ... - Page 309
by NBC University of the Air - 1852
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The Englishman: Being the Close of the Paper So Called: With an Epistle ...

Sir Richard Steele - Church and state - 1714 - 22 pages
...Gentleman, the beft Mafter, the beft Friend, the beft Husband, the beft Father, and the beft Chriftian that the Age in which he lived produced : And if he were not the greateft King, if he were without fome Parts and Qualities which have made fome Kings great and happy,...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...Nocte tegi propria patiamur crimina gentis. Lord Clarendon concludes his character in these words: " He was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the...friend, the best husband, the best father, and the best christfan, that the age he lived in produced," — Clarendon's History, vol. iii, p. 199, This eminent...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Volume 3, Issue 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1807
...gentleman, the beft mafter, the beft friend, the beft hufband, the beft father, and the beft Chriftian, that the age in which he lived produced. And if he were not the greateft king, if he were without fome parts and qualities which have made fome kings great and happy,...
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The General chronicle and literary magazine, Volume 3

1811
...education — his son was one by principle ; Charles the First was, as Lord Clarendon describes him, ' the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best...husband, the best father, and the best Christian, of the age in which be lived.' Charles the Second was a compound of all the vices that debase a human...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - Best books - 1812
...propria patiamur crimina gentis. Lord Clarendon concludes his character in these words : " He was "? tile worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best friend,...best father, and the best Christian, that the age he lived in pixxluccd," — Clarendon's History, vol. iii, p. 199. This eminent wri- ,, ter is supposed...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 4

Elegant extracts - 1812
...modest, chaste, temperate, religious, personally brave, and we may join the noble historian in saying, ' He was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best friend, the best hushand, thr best father, and the best Christian of the age in which he lived.' He had the misfortune...
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The Flowers of Modern History: Comprehending on a New Plan, the Most ...

John Adams - Great Britain - 1813 - 310 pages
...countenance. In his private character, he was amiable and exemplary. " He was," says lord Clarendon, " the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best...best husband, the best father, and the best Christian of the age in which he lived." All his faults seem to have arisen from the error of his education ;...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 2

William Harris - 1814
...largely in note 20. 13 If we believe his friends, he was adorned with many amiable qualities, &c.] " He was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the...Christian, that the age in which he lived produced b." And according to Perinchief, he "was religious, just, and clement; possessed of fortitude, patience,...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 2

William Harris - 1814
...largely in note 20. " If we believe his friends, he was adorned with many amiable qualities, &c.] " He was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the...the best Christian, that the age in which he lived producedb." And according to Perinchief, he " was religious, just, and clement; possessed of fortitude,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...little tender of their affection to their prince. Thus died (to use the Earl of Clarendon's words) " The worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best...Christian, that the age in which he lived produced." '—(See Dr. Nicholls's Comment on the Book of Common Prayer, fol. I?l0; Form of Prayer for 30th of...
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