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" ... 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 for any matter in question, he was never more tedious, or more earnest,... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 14
1775
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...in question, he was never more tedious, or more earnest, than the pre-conceived opinions and present temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfect unison. He conformed exactly to the temper of the House ; and he seemed to guide, because he was also...
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...between wind and water. — And not being troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earned, than the...unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always fyre to follow ir. I beg pardon, Sir, if when...
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...in question, he was never more tedious, or more earnest, than the preconceived opinions and present temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfect unison. He- conformed exactly to thf! temper of the house ; and he seemed to- guide, .because lie was...
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The r-l register, with annotations by another hand, Volume 6

William Combe - 1781
..." for any matter in 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 perfeft unifon. He conformed which leaves this popular nobleman far behind. He pofleffed thofe diipofitions...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1791
...troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in cjueltion, he was never more tedious, or more earr.c;!, than the preconceived opinions and prefent temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfeel unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfe; and he feemed lo guide, beciuie he...
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The History, Debates, and Proceedings of Both Houses of Parliament ..., Volume 7

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1792
...troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earneft, than the preconceived opinions and prefent temper...unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the Houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always fure to follow it. I beg pardon, Sir, if when...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1792
...troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earneft, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper...unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always fure to follow it. I beg pardon, Sir, if when...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence].

Edmund Burke - 1792
...troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earnefr, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper...unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfc; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always fure to follow it. I beg pardon, Sir, if when...
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Memoirs of the right honourable Edmund Burke; or, An impartial review of his ...

Charles M'Cormick - 1798
...troubled with two anxious a zeal for any matter in 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 per feet unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 - 1809-10

1801
...matter in question, was never more tedious or more earnest than the pre-conceived opinions and present temper of his hearers required, to whom he was always in perfect unison ; he conformed exactly to the temper of the house, and seemed to guide, because be was always...
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