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" He could never fix his thoughts, nor govern his estate, tho* then the greatest in England. He was bred about the King : And for many years he had a great ascendent over him : But he spake of him to all persons with that contempt, that at last he drew... "
Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed Passages of the ... - Page 172
by Gilbert Burnet, Sir Thomas Burnet, Martin Joseph Routh - 1823
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of King ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1753
...fpake of him to all perfons with that contempt, that at laft he , <3rew a lading difgrace upon himfelf. And he at length ruined both body and mind, fortune and reputation equally. The padnefs of vice appeared Briftol's The Earl of Briftol was a man of courage and character, learning,...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 11

Biography - 1762
...fpake of him to all perfons with that contempt, that at laft " he drew a lafting difgrace upon himfelf: and he at length " ruined both body and mind, fortune and reputation equally. ** The madnefs of vice appeared in his perfon in very emi" nent inftances ; fince at laft he became contemptible...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1808
...ascendant over him ; but he spoke of him to all persons with that contempt, that at last he 'drew a lastiug disgrace upon himself ; and he at length ruined both,...reputation, equally. The madness of vice appeared in bis person in many instances ; since at last he became contemptible and poor, sickly, and sunk in his...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 4

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1808
...that contempt, that at last -he drew я lasting disgrace upon himself; and he at length ruined bullí body and mind, fortune and reputation, equally. The madness of vice appeared in his person in many instances ; since at last be became contemptible and poor, sickly, and sunk in his parts, as well...
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The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and ..., Volume 15

Theology - 1839
...and for many years he had a great ascendant over him : but he spake of him to all persons with that contempt, that at last he drew a lasting disgrace...contemptible and poor, sickly, and sunk in his parts, aa well as in all other respects ; so that his conversation was as much avoided as it had been courted....
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volume 15

Literature - 1841
...and for many years he had a great ascendant over him ; but he spake of him to all persons with that contempt, that at last he drew a lasting disgrace upon himself. And at last he ruined both body and mind, fortune and reputation equally. The madness of vice appeared...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1844
...conduct ; he could keep no secret, nor execute any design without spoiling it. He at length ruined body and mind, fortune and reputation, equally. The madness of vice appeared in his person in several instances. The main blame of the king's ill principles and bad morals was with the duke of...
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England in the Seventeenth Century; Or, a History of the Reigns of the House ...

Great Britain - 1845 - 456 pages
...conduct ; he could keep no secret, nor execute any design without spoiling it. He at length ruined body and mind, fortune and reputation, equally. The madness of vice appeared in his person in several instances. The main blame of the king's ill principles and bad morals was with the duke of...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1846 - 546 pages
...and for many years he had a great ascendant over him ; but he spake of him to all persons with that contempt, that at last he drew a lasting disgrace...as in all other respects ; so that his conversation vea as much avoided as ever it had been courted." — Burnet's Own Times, vol. ip 137. Dryden's character...
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Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1846 - 546 pages
...and for many years he had a great ascendant over him ; but he spake of him to all persons with that contempt, that at last he drew a lasting disgrace upon himself. And he at length rnined both body and mind, fortune and reputation equally. The madness of vice appeared in his person...
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