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" He particularly excelled in a most luminous explanation, and display of his subject. His style of argument was neither trite and vulgar, nor subtle and abstruse. He hit the house just between wind and water. And not being troubled with too anxious a zeal... "
The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben Percy ... - Page 143
1826
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1756
...between wind and water. — And not being troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in question, he was never more tedious, or more earnest, than the...conformed exactly to the temper of the House ; and he seemed to guide, because he was also sure to follow it. I beg pardon, Sir, if, when I speak of this...
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...in queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earned, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 39

English literature - 1775
...in queflion, he was never more tedious, or more earned, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houle ; and he ftemed to guide, . becaiife he was...
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...wind and water. — And, П(Л being troubled with too anxkms a zeal for any mailer in question, he was never more tedious, or more earnest, than the...always in perfect unison. He- conformed exactly to thf! temper of the house ; and he seemed to- guide, .because lie was alvrays sure to follow it. I beg...
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The History, Debates, and Proceedings of Both Houses of Parliament ..., Volume 7

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1792
...in queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earneft, than the preconceived opinions and prefent temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the Houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earneft, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper of his hearers required; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence].

Edmund Burke - 1792
...queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earnefr, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper of his hearers required; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfc; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...being troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in question, he was never * more tedious and more earnest than the preconceived opinions and present...of his hearers required, to whom he was always in perfe6t unison. He conformed exactly to the temper of the house ; and he seemed to guide, because he...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 - 1809-10

1801
...argument was neither trite nor vulgar, nor subtle and abstruse; he hit the house just between -wind anJ •water ; and not being troubled with too anxious...temper of the house, and seemed to guide, because be was always sure to follow it. " There are many young members, such of late has been the rapid succession...
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Public Characters, Volume 4

Alexander Stephens - Biography - 1804
...earnest than the pre-conceived opinions, and present temper ofhis hearers required, to whom he was alwa)' in perfect unison ; he conformed exactly to the temper of the house, and seemed to guide, because he wa* always sure to follow it. " There are many young members, such of late has been the rapid succession...
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