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" He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or wearied by the most laborious ; and of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle or sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts... "
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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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1875 - 850 pages
...intrepidity which made him conspicuous even among thousands of brave mco, " He was," says Clarendon, " of a personal courage equal to his best parts ; so that he was an enemy not to be wished wherever ho might have been made a friend, and as much to be apprehended where he was so, as any man could deserve...
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The Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - Biography - 1875 - 624 pages
...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 wearied by the most laborious, rmd of facts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp.' Yet it was rather to his moral than...
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Character

Samuel Smiles - Character - 1876 - 388 pages
...Louis XIV., " that iings govern." When Clarendon described Hampden, io6 [CHAP. IV. he spoke of him as " of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out or...the most laborious, and of parts not to be imposed on by the most subtle and sharp, and of a personal courage equal to his best parts." While in the midst...
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Great achievements of military men, statesmen, and others, selected by the ...

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...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 wearied by the most laborious, and of facts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle and sharp.' Yet it was rather to his moral than to...
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The Popular History of England, Volumes 3-4

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1880
...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...that he was an enemy not to be wished wherever he * Clarendon, vol. iv. p. 88. might have been made a friend; and as much to be apprehended where he...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...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 handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...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...laborious ; and of parts not to be imposed upon by the subtle or sharp ; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts : so that he was an enemy not to...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1880
...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...laborious, and of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtie and sharp." Yet it was rather to his moral than to his intellectual qualities that he was indebted...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1880
...that he can toil terribly," is an electric touch. So are Clarendon's portraits, — of Hampden ; " who was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out...the most laborious, and of parts not to be imposed on by the most subtle and sharp, and of a personal courage equal to his best parts," — of Falkland;...
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Zachariah Chandler: An Outline Sketch of His Life and Public Services

Detroit post and tribune, Post and Tribune Company (Detroit, Mich.) - Legislators - 1880 - 396 pages
...possible to apply to him, without extravagance, Lord Clarendon's description of Hampden : " He was of a vigilance not to be tired out or " wearied by the most laborious, and of parts not to be imposed " on by the most subtle or sharp, and of a personal courage " equal to his best parts." The " little,...
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