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" In truth, Sir, he was the delight and ornament of this house, and the charm of every private society which he honoured with his presence. Perhaps there never arose in this country, nor in any country, a man of a more pointed and finished wit; and (where... "
Peerage of England. ... - Page 475
by Arthur Collins - 1812
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...and the charm of every private fociety which he honoured with his prefence. Perhaps there never arofe in this country, nor in any country, a man of a more pointed and finifhed wit , and (where his paffions were not concerned) of a more refined, exquifite, and penetrating...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 39

English literature - 1775
...and the charm of every private fociety which he honoured with his prefence. Perhaps there never arofe in this country, nor in any country, a man of a more pointed and finiihed wit; and (where his pa/lions were not concerned) of a more refined, exquifite, aad penetrating...
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Speech ... on American taxation

Edmund Burke - 1775
...the charm of every private fociety which he honoured with his pretence. . Perhaps there never arcfe in this country, nor in. any country, a ; man of a more pointed and finifhed wit; and (where his paffioiu were not concerned) of a more refined, exejuifue, and penetrating...
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...now remember without some degree of sensibility. In truth, Sir, he was the delight and ornament ot this house, and the charm of every private society...nor in any . country, a man of a more pointed and fiuishcd wit ; anil" (where Jiis passions were not concerned) or a more refined,. exquisite, and penetrating...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1791
...the charm of every private focicty which he honoured with his prefence. Perhaps there rever arcíe in this country, nor in any country, a man of a more pointed and finifhed wit ; and (where his pnffions were net concerned) of a more refined, exquifite, and penetrating...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1792
...and the charm of every private fociety which he honoured with his prefence. Perhaps there never arofe in this country, nor in any country, a man of a more pointed and finifhed wit; and (where his paffions were not concerned) of a more refined, exquifite, and penetrating...
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The History, Debates, and Proceedings of Both Houses of Parliament ..., Volume 7

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1792
...and the charm of every private fociety which he honored with his prefence. Perhaps there never arofe in this country, nor in any country, a man of a more pointed and finifhed wit; and (where his paffions were not concerned) of a more refined, exquifite, and penetrating...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke [ed. by W. King and F. Laurence].

Edmund Burke - 1792
...and the charm of every private fociety which he honoured with his prefence. Perhaps there never arofe in this country, nor in any country, a man of a more pointed and finifhed wit; and (where his paffions were not concerned) of a more refined, exquifite, and penetrating...
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Memoirs of the right honourable Edmund Burke; or, An impartial review of his ...

Charles M'Cormick - 1798
...and the charm of every private fociety which he honoured with his prefence. Perhaps there never arofe in this country, nor in any country, a man of a more pointed and fininSed wit; and (where his paffions were not concerned) of a more refined, exquifite, and penetrating...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 - 1809-10

1801
...were accordingly * The following is the description of this extraordinary man by Mr. Burke: " In truth he was the delight and ornament of this house, and...with his presence. Perhaps there never arose in this or any other country, a man of more pointed and finished wit; and where his passions •were not concerned,...
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