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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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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...thousands of brave men. " He was," lays Clarendon, "of a personal courage equal lu bis best pans ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished wherever he might have been made a irienH, and as much to be apprehended whore he was so as any man could deserve to be," Though his military...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...for debate. " He was," says Clarendon, "of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or weaned by the most laborious, and 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...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 out, or wearied by tb.e laborious ; and of parts not to be imposed upon by the subtle sharp ; and of a personal courage...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pages
...fur debate. " He -as," says Clarendon, " of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or weaned by the most laborious, and of parts not to be imposed upon by th: most subtle and sharp." Yet it was rather to his moral than to his intellectual qualities that...
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Personal Memoirs of Charles the Second: With Sketches of His Court ..., Volume 1

John William Clayton - Great Britain - 1859 - 440 pages
...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 1 Historical and Critical Account of Charles II. and sharp, and of a personal courage equal to his...
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Personal memories of Charles the second

John William Clayton - 1859
...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 1 Historical and Critical Account of Charles II. and sharp, and of a personal courage equal to his...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1859 - 744 pages
...His talents for business were as remarkable as his talents for debate. u He was," says Clarendon, " of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or...laborious, and of parts not to be imposed upon by th ; most subtle and sharp." Yet it was rather to his moral than to his intellectual qualities thit...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860 - 744 pages
...His talents for business were as remarkable as his talents for debate. " He was," says Clareudon, " of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or...laborious, and of parts not to be imposed upon by th most subtle and sharp." Vet it was rather to his moral than to his intellectual qualities that...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861
...as remarkable as his talents for debate. " He was," says Clarendon, " of an industry and vigilanee not to be tired out or wearied by the most laborious,...of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp." Yet it was rather to his moral than to his intelleetual qualities that he was indebted...
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The Men at the Helm: Biographical Sketches of Great English Statesmen

William Henry Davenport Adams - Statesmen - 1862 - 318 pages
...affections, had thereby a great power over other men's. He was of an industry and vigilance not to ho tired out or wearied by the most laborious ; and of parts not to be imposed upon by the most mibtle or sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts : so that he was an enemy not to...
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