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Characters of Eminent Men in the Reigns of Charles I and II: Including the ... - Page 59
by Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - 1793 - 201 pages
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Life and Administration of Edward, First Earl of Clarendon: The life of ...

Thomas Henry Lister - 1838
...his passions, and had thereby a " great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigi" lance not to be tired out or wearied by the most laborious,..." parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp, and of " a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy " not to be...
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Life and Administration of Edward, First Earl of Clarendon: The life of ...

Thomas Henry Lister - 1838
...his passions, and had thereby a " great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigi" lance not to be tired out or wearied by the most laborious,..." parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp, and of " a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy " not to be...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Volume 4

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1839
...supreme governor over all his passions and affections, and had thereby a great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired...or wearied by the most laborious ; and of parts not 1643-] The earl of Essex marches to London. 87 to be imposed upon by the most subtle or sharp ; and...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...His talents for business were as remarkable as his talents for debate. ' He was,' says Clarendon, ' of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or...of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp.' Yet it was rather to his moral than to his intellectual qualities that he was indebted...
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The Pictorial History of England: Being, a History of the People ..., Volume 4

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...ground or exercising field, and he exposed his person in every action. " He was," says Clarendon, " f life and of death, — judges over all their subjects,...all causes, and yet accountable to none but God only a friend, and as much to be apprehended where he was so as any man could deserve to be." Meanwhile...
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volume 15

Literature - 1841
...supreme governor over all his passions and affections, and had thereby a ffreat power over other men. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out, or wearied by the most labourous ; and of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle or sharp; and of a personal courage...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 5-8

Great Britain - 1845
...supreme governor over all his passions and affections, and had thereby a great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired...of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp, and of a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished...
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Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 4-6

1845
...supreme governor overall his passions and affections, and had thereby a great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired...of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp, and of a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished...
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The Cabinet History of England: Being an Abridgment, by the ..., Volumes 11-12

Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1845
...according to Clarendon, he performed them upon all occasions most punctually. " He was," says Clarendon, "of a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished whereever he might have been a friend, and as much to be apprehended where he was so as any man could...
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Discourse on the Character and Services of John Hampden: And the ..., Volume 115

William Cabell Rives - Great Britain - 1845 - 68 pages
...affections, and had thereby a great power over other men's." He farther describes him as possessed " of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or wearied by the most laborious ; of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle or sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to...
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