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" The situation which Pitt occupied at the close of the reign of George the Second was the most enviable ever occupied by any public man in English history. He had conciliated the King ; he domineered over the House of Commons ; he was adored by the people;... "
The Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son - Page 421
by Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1901
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 202

1905
...victories and tribute greater than any recorded in her history. His position, according to Macanlay, was the most enviable ever occupied by any public...adored by the people ; ' he was admired by all Europe.' If any man, this man, who had humbled the enemies of his country and silenced its quarrels, ought to...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 58

1834
...the most enviable ever occupied by any Eublic man in English history. He had conciliated the King ; e domineered over the House of Commons ; he was adored...he had made England the first country in the world. The Great Commoner — the name by VOL. LVIH. NO. CXVIH. 2 M which he was often designated — might...
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Thackeray's History of the Earl of Chatham

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1834 - 37 pages
...VAN ARTEVELDE. 183 The situation which Pitt occupied at the close of the reign of George the Second was the most enviable ever occupied by any public...history. He had conciliated the King ; he domineered over ihe House of Commons ; he was adored by the people ; he was admired by all Europe. He was the first...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1840
...fear on the other. The situation which Pitt occupied at the close of the reign of George the Second was the most enviable ever occupied by any public...he had made England the first country in the world. The Great Commoner, — the name by which he was often designated, — might look down with scorn on...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1843
...fear on the other. The situation which Pitt occupied at the close of the reign of George the Second was the most enviable ever occupied by any public...he had made England the first country in the world. The Great Commoner, the name by which he was often designated, might look down with scorn on coronets...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...other. The situation which Pitt occupies at the close of the reign of George the Second was the mosl * wnrld. The Great Commoner — the name by which he was often designated — might look down with scorn...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...fear on the other. The situation which Pitt occupieu at the X close of the reign of George the Second was the most enviable ever occupied by any public...he had made England the first country in the world. The Great Commoner — the name by which he was often designated — might look down with scorn on...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...fear on the other. The situation which Pitt occupies at the X close of I he reign of George the Second h a rare and expensive luxury, nothing is to be scn...temperate than they had ever been in their own cou lime ; and he had made England the first country in the world. The Great Commoner — the name by which...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...fear on the other. The situation which Pitt occupies at th close of the reign of George the Second was the most enviable ever occupied by any public...he had made England the first country in the world. The Great Commoner — the name by which he was often designated — might look down with scorn on...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...fear on the other. The situation which Pitt occupies at tint close of the reign of George the Second was the most enviable ever occupied by any public...of Commons ; he was adored by the people ; he was 1 admired by all Europe. He was the first Englishman of his time; and he had made England the first...
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