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" He stated his matter skilfully and powerfully. He particularly excelled in a most luminous explanation, and display of his subject. His style of argument was neither trite and vulgar nor subtle and abstruse. He hit the house just between wind and water.—... "
Peerage of England. ... - Page 475
by Arthur Collins - 1812
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...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...unison. He conformed exactly to the temper of the House ; and he seemed to guide, because he was also sure to follow it. I beg pardon, Sir, if, when I speak...
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...in queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earned, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 39

English literature - 1775
...in queflion, he was never more tedious, or more earned, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houle ; and he ftemed to guide, . becaiife he was...
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...1юич> just between wind and water. — And, П(Л being troubled with too anxkms a zeal for any mailer in question, he was never more tedious, or more earnest,...always in perfect unison. He- conformed exactly to thf! temper of the house ; and he seemed to- guide, .because lie was alvrays sure to follow it. I beg...
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The History, Debates, and Proceedings of Both Houses of Parliament ..., Volume 7

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1792
...in queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earneft, than the preconceived opinions and prefent temper of his hearers required ; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the Houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1792
...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 perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfe ; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence].

Edmund Burke - 1792
...queftion, he was never more tedious, or more earnefr, than the pre-conceived opinions, and prefent temper of his hearers required; to whom he was always in perfect unifon. He conformed exactly to the temper of the houfc; and he feemed to guide, becaufe he was always...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...subtile and abstruse. He hit the house between wind and water. Not being troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in question, he was never * more tedious and more earnest than the preconceived opinions and present temper of his hearers required, to whom...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 - 1809-10

1801
...between -wind anJ •water ; and not being troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in question, was never more tedious or more earnest than the pre-conceived...; he conformed exactly to the temper of the house, and seemed to guide, because be was always sure to follow it. " There are many young members, such...
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Public Characters, Volume 4

Alexander Stephens - Biography - 1804
...between wind and water; and not being troubled with too anxious a zeal for any matter in question, was never more tedious or more earnest than the pre-conceived opinions, and present temper ofhis hearers required, to whom he was alwa)' in perfect unison ; he conformed exactly to the temper...
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