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" He was acquainted too with the learning cultivated among divines in that age ; and excelled in that species of eloquence which is calculated to rouse and to inflame.!! His maxims, however, were often too severe, and the impetuosity of his temper excessive.... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 194
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1759
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SEVERAL HANDS - 1759
...in the 671(1 year of his age-. Zeal, intrepidity, difmtereftednefs, were virtues which hepofjefied,' in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with...and to inflame. His maxims, however, were often too feverc, and the impetuofity of his temper exeeilive. Rigid and uncomplying himfelf, he ftewcc! no indulgence...
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The history of Scotland, during the reigns of queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - 1771
...67 th year of his age. Zeal, intre- nox' pidity, difmtereftednefs, were virtues which he poflefled, in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with...often too fevere, and the impetuofity of his temper exceflive. Rigid • and uncomplying himfelf, he (hewed no indulgence to the infirmities of others....
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Critical observations concerning the Scottish historians Hume, Stuart, and ...

Gilbert Stuart - 1782
...6jth year of his age. Zeal, intrepidity^ and difmtereftednefs, were virtues which he poiTefled in ah eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with the learning...; and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence which H calculated to foufe and inflame. • Hift. of Scotland, vdl. II. This remarkable innovation || was...
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The History of Scotland: During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - Scotland - 1787
...poffeffed in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with the learning cultivated among divines in that age; and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence which is calculated to roufe and to inflame. His. maxims, however, wer« often too fevere, and the impetuofity of his temper...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Great Britain - 1791
...reformed religion in Scotland. Zeal, intrepidity, difintereftednefs, were virtues which he pofiefTed in an eminent degree. He was acquainted too with the...and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence, which is caleulated to roufe and to inflame. His maxims however were often too fevere, and the impetuofity of...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 21

English literature - 1759
...in the 07 th year of his age. Zeal, intrepidity, diiintereftednel*, were virtues which he polielled in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with...in that fpecies of eloquence which is calculated to roufe, and to inflame. His maxims, however, were often too ievere, and the impetuofity of his temper...
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The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

1794
...fixty-feventh year of his age. Zeal, intrer pidity, difintereftednefs, were virtues which he pofTefled in an eminent degree. He was acquainted too with the learning cultivated among divines jn that age ; and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence which is calculated to roufc...
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Biographia Scotica: Or Scottish Biographical Dictionary; Containing a Short ...

John Stark - Scotland - 1805 - 428 pages
...November hs breathed his last. Zeal, intrepidity, disinterestedness, were virtues which Knox possessed in an eminent degree. He was acquainted too with the...learning cultivated in that age; and excelled in that species of eloquence which is calculated to rouse and to inflame. His maxims,, however, were often...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Architecture - 1805 - 544 pages
...character is drawn by JDr Robertson. " Zeal, intrepidity, disint?restcdness, were virtues that he possessed in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with...learning cultivated in that age, and excelled in that species of eloquence which is calculated to rouse and inflame. His maxims, however, were often too...
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1805
...Zeal, intrepidity, disinterestedness, were virtue* which Knox possessed in an eminent degree. He wa» acquainted too with the learning cultivated in that age ; and excelled in that species of eloquence which is calculated to rouse and to inflame. His maxims, however, were often too...
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