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" are most of them old decayed serving-men, and tapsters, and such kind of fellows ; and," said I, " their troops are Gentlemen's sons, younger sons and persons of quality : do you think that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be able... "
THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE - Page 500
by HODGES SMITH - 1856
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An impartial examination of the second volume of Mr. Daniel Neal's History ...

Zachary Grey - History - 1736
...Troops are Gentlemens younger Sons, and Perfons of Quality. Do you think that the Spirit of fuch bife and mean Fellows will ever be able to encounter Gentlemen, that have Honour, arjd Courage, and Refolution in them. Truly I prefented him in this manner, confcien* Critical Hiflory...
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The Life of Oliver Cromwell: Containing His Military Exploits in England ...

1760 - 166 pages
...gentlemen's fons, younger fons, and perfons of quality : and do you think that the fpirit' of fuch. bail. and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour, and courage, and refolution in them ? You muft get merr of a fpirit, and (take it not ill what 1 fay) of a fpirit that...
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A short critical review of the political life of Oliver Cromwell: Lord ...

John Bancks - 1760 - 330 pages
...gentlemens fons, younger fons, and perfons of quality : and do you think that the fpirit of fuch bafe and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour, and courage, and refolution in them ? You muft get men of a fpirit, and (take it not ill what I . fay) of a fpirit that...
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Memoirs of James earl of Derby, with an account of the life of Oliver ...

James Stanley (7th earl of Derby.) - 1804
...gentlemen's fan's, younger fons, and perfons of quality : and do you think that the fpirit of fuch bafe and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour, and courage, and refolution in them ? You muft get men of a fpirir, and (take it not ill what I fay) of a fpirit that...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 7, Part 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Frederic Shoberl, Joseph Nightingale, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, John Evans, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1808
...such men in, as I thought had a spirit that would do something in the work, ' Your troops,' said 1, ' are most of them old decayed serving-men, and tapsters, and such kind of fellows ;— and their troops are-gentlemen's sons, younger sons, and persons of quality. And do you think that the...
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A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Huntingdon ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley - Huntingdonshire (England) - 1808 - 250 pages
...such men in, as I thought had a spirit that would do something in the work. ' Your troops,' said I, ' are most of them old decayed serving-men, and tapsters, and such kind of fellows; — and their troops are gentlemen*! sons, younger sons, and persons of quality. And do you think that the...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 7

Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1808
...as 1 thought had a spirit ihat would do something in the work. ' Your troops," said I, ' arc nx.st of them old decayed serving-men, and tapsters, and such kind of fellows;— ind their troops are rentlemen's sons, younger sons, and persons of quality. And do you think tliat...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814
...something in the work : this is very true that I tell you, God knows that I lie not. Your troops, said J, are most of them old decayed serving-men and tapsters,...such kind of fellows ; and, said I, their troops are gentlemens sons, younger sons, and persons of quality, do you think that the spirits of such base and...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814
...decayed serving-men and tapsters, and such kind of fellows ; and, said I, their troops are gentlemens sons, younger sons, and persons of quality, do you...that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will be ever able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour and courage and resolution in them ? Truly I...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 25

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1821
...that I tell yon, God knows I lie not. Your troops, said I, are most of them old decayed serving men, and tapsters, and such kind of fellows ; and said...spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be enabled to encounter gentlemen that have honour and courage, and resolution in them ? Truly, 1 presented...
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