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" Wolfe, heated perhaps by his own aspiring thoughts, and the unwonted society of statesmen, broke forth into a strain of gasconade and bravado. He drew his sword, he rapped the table with it, he flourished it round the room, he talked of the mighty things... "
History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles ... - Page 228
1844
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

1844
...Temple being the only other guest. — As the evening advanced, Wolfe — heated, perhaps, by his owii aspiring thoughts, and the unwonted society of statesmen,...taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll CHAP. XXW from the door, Pitt seemed for the moment shaken " " " ' in the high opinion which his deliberate...
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The Grenville Papers: Being the Correspondence of Richard ..., Volume 3

Earl Richard Grenville-Temple Temple, George Grenville - Great Britain - 1853
...Monckton ; an honour so little merited, that he had done his utmost to traverse Wolfe's plans." dition, and affords a striking proof, how much a fault of...sense and real spirit. And when at last Wolfe had taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll from the door, Pitt seemed for the moment shaken...
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The Grenville papers: being the correspondence of Richard ..., Volume 3

Richard Grenville-Temple Temple (Earl) - Great Britain - 1853
...fault of manner may obscure and disparage high excellence of mind. After Wolfe's appointment, and un the day preceding his embarkation for America, Pitt,...sense and real spirit. And when at last Wolfe had taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll from the door, Pitt seemed for the moment shaken...
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The North British Review, Volume 19

1853
...society of statesmen, broke forth into a strain of gasconade and bravado. He drew his sword, he rnpped the table with it, he flourished it round the room,...sense and real spirit. And when at last Wolfe had taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll from the door, Pitt seemed for the moment shaken...
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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
...round the room, he talked of the mighty things which that sword was to achieve. The two Ministers s-it aghast at an exhibition so unusual from any man of...real sense and real spirit. And when at last Wolfe 'iad taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll frjm the door, Pitt seemed for the moment...
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History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volume 1

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - Great Britain - 1858
...which that sword was to achieve. The two Ministers sat aghast at an exhibition so unusual from any nan of real sense and real spirit. And when at last Wolfe had taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll from the door, Pitt seemed for the moment shaken...
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Anecdote biography

John Timbs - 1860
...received in return a most eloquent and conclusive apology for being beaten, or for standing still ! After Wolfe's appointment, and on the day preceding...sense and real spirit. And when at last Wolfe had taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll from the door, Pitt seemed for the moment shaken...
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Popular history of England, Volume 6

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1860
...heavy a responsibility. Pitt invited Wolfe to dinner, lord Temple being the only other guest. " AB the evening advanced, Wolfe — heated, perhaps, by...unusual from any man of real sense and real spirit." t Was there not some other exciting cause than Wolfe's own aspiring thoughts ? — some inspiration...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 25; Volume 88

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1877
...he rapped the table with it — he flourished it round the room — he talked of the mighty things that sword was to achieve. The two Ministers sat aghast,...exhibition so unusual from any man of real sense and spirit, and when at last Wolfe had taken his leave, and his car- • riage was heard to roll from the...
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THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE

smith elder - 1877
...he rapped the table with it — he flourished it round the room v — he talked of the mighty things that sword was to achieve. The two Ministers sat aghast,...exhibition so unusual from any man of real sense and spirit, and when at hist Wolfe had taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll from the door,...
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