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" I am so far recovered as to do business ; but my constitution is entirely ruined, without the consolation of having done any considerable service to the state, or without any prospect of it. "
History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles ... - Page 242
1844
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 1

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1838
...been extremely unfavourable for a day or two, so that we have been inactive. I am so far recovered as to do business ; but my constitution is entirely...service to the state ; or without any prospect of it. I have the honour to be, with great respect, my Lord, Your Lordship's most obedient and most humble...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, earl of Chatham, Volume 1

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham), William Stanhope Taylor, John Henry Pringle - Europe - 1840
...been extremely unfavourable for a day or two, so that we have been inactive. I am so far recovered as to do business ; but my constitution is entirely...service to the state ; or without any prospect of it. I have the honour to be, with great respect, my Lord, Your Lordship's most obedient and most humble...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

Robert Walsh, John Jay Smith - American periodicals - 1838
...wrote to his patron — were penned only four days before his glorious death: 'I am so far recovered as to do business; but my constitution is entirely ruined, without the consolation of having dene any considerable service to the state; or without any prospect of it.' The King of Prussia's opinion...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole, John Wright, George Agar Ellis Baron Dover - 1840
...been extremely unfavourable for a day or two, so that we have been inactive. I am so far recovered as to do business ; but my constitution is entirely...service to the state, or without any prospect of it." Walpole, however, in his animated description of the capture of Quebec, in his Memoires, does ample...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Henry Lord Brougham: To which is ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1841
...wrote to his patron—were penned only four days before his glorious death: " I am so far recovered as to do business; but my constitution is entirely...service to the state; or without any prospect of it." The King of Prussia's opinion of Mr. Pitt is given in some very remarkable expressions, in an extract...
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The Conquest of Canada, Volume 2

George Warburton - Canada - 1849
...enemy from other points ; it concludes in the following desponding words : — " I am so far recovered as to do business, but my constitution is entirely...service to the state, or without any prospect of it." But while he wrote almost in despair, he acted as if he had never doubted of success. On the llth of...
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THE CONQUEST OF CANADA

1850
...the enemy from other points: it concludes in the following desponding words : " I am so far recovered as to do business, but my constitution is entirely...service to the state, or without any prospect of it." But while he wrote almost in despair, he acted as if he had never doubted of success. On the llth of...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 36

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving - Periodicals - 1850
...evincing at once his deep despondency and his ruling passion. ' I am so far recovered,' he says, ' as to do business ; but my constitution is entirely...service to the state, or without any prospect of it.' Dr. Robinson, afterward an eminent professor in the University of Edinburgh, also mentions a touching...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1853
...concluding words : — "I am so far " recovered as to do business, but my constitution is en" tirely ruined, without the consolation of having done " any...never to lose hope of success in an honourable cause. The aid of Providence, as it should never be presumed on, so it should never be despaired of. Within...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - United States - 1855
...was still suffering under the effects of his late fever. " My constitution," writes he to a friend, " is entirely ruined, without the consolation of having done any considerable service to the state, and without any prospect of it." Still he was unremitting in his exertions, seeking to wipe out the...
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