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" Her singular talents for government were founded equally on her temper and on her capacity. Endowed with a great command... "
Lands of the Free: Historical Broadcast Series of the NBC Inter-American ... - Page 269
by NBC University of the Air - 1852
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Ridpath's Universal History: An Account of the Origin, Primitive ..., Volume 13

John Clark Ridpath - World history - 1897
...desire of admiration, the jealousy of love, the sallies of anger. " Her singular talents for government were founded equally on her temper and on her capacity....esteem by her real virtues, she also engaged their affection by her pretended ones. Few sovereigns of England succeeded to the throne in more difficult...
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Gramática de la lengua inglesa: con ejercicios de versión

Luigi Pavia - English language - 1901 - 440 pages
...and on her capa' city. Endow 'ed3 with a great command' of herself, she obtained an uncontroll'ed4 ascendant over her people; and, while she merited all their esteem by her real virtues, she also engaged6 their affection by her pretended ones6. Few sovereigns of England succeeded to the throne...
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Composition and Rhetoric for Higher Schools

Sara Elizabeth Husted Lockwood, Mary Alice Emerson - English language - 1901 - 470 pages
...were founded equally on her temper and on her capacity. [Proof 1.] Endowed with a great command orer herself, she soon obtained an uncontrolled ascendant over her people ; and while she merited all their-esteem by her real virtues, she also engaged their affections by her pretended ones. Few sovereigns...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - English literature - 1906 - 752 pages
...singular talents for government were founded equally on her temper and on her capacity. En45 dowed with a great command over herself, she soon obtained...their esteem by her real virtues, she also engaged eo their affections by her pretended ones. Few sovereigns of England succeeded to the throne in more...
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Class Book of French Composition: Graduated Extracts from Standard English ...

Paul Blouët - 1906
...people, would have been requisite to 10 form a perfect character. Her singular talents for government were founded equally on her temper and on her capacity. Endowed with " a great command of herself, she obtained an uncontrolled ascendant over her people. When we contemplate her as a 12...
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Ridpath's History of the World: Being an Account of the Principal ..., Volume 5

John Clark Ridpath - Ethnology - 1910
...desire of admiration, the jealousy of love, the sallies of anger. "Her singular talents for government were founded equally on her temper and on her capacity....esteem by her real virtues, she also engaged their affection by her pretended ones. Few sovereigns of England succeeded to the throne in more difficult...
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Society and Sentiment: Genres of Historical Writing in Britain, 1740-1820

Mark Salber Phillips - History - 2000 - 369 pages
...clarify this point. Of Elizabeth, for example, Hume writes that her "singular talents for government were founded equally on her temper and on her capacity....a great command over herself, she soon obtained an uncontrouled ascendant over her people" (4:352). But, he quickly adds, though Elizabeth's "real virtues"...
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Hume and Machiavelli: Political Realism and Liberal Thought

Frederick G. Whelan - Philosophy - 2004 - 416 pages
...endowed with a great command over herself, . . . and while she merited all [the] esteem [of her people] by her real virtues, she also engaged their affections by her pretended ones" (H IV, 352). Elizabeth's capacity for dissimulation was apparent in her relations with her captive,...
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