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" ... very weighty speaker ; and after he had heard a full debate, and observed how the House was like to be inclined, took up the argument, and shortly, and clearly, and craftily so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired... "
The Dying Speeches and Behaviour of the Several State Prisoners that Have ... - Page 112
1720 - 495 pages
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Lives of British Statesmen, Volume 2

John Macdiarmid - 1820
...and clearly, and craftily so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found he could not do that, he was never...which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...and clearly, and craftily, so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found he could not do that, he was never...which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a shew of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, to which is Added an ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1826
...clearly, and craftily, so stated it, that he com1640. moniy conducted it to the conclusion he desired; and if he found he could not do that, he was never'...which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England to which is added an ...

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.), earl of Clarendon Hyde (Edward) - Great Britain - 1826
....and clearly, and craftily, so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired; and if he found he could not do that, he was never r without the dexterity to divert the debate to another time, and to prevent the determining any thing...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...and clearly, and craftily, so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found he could not do that, he was never...which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...and clearly, and craftily, so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found he could not do that, he was never...which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral ..., Volume 2, Parts 3-4

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...and clearly, and craftily, so stated >', that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion be desired ; and if he found he could not do that, he was never...which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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Eminent British Statesmen

John Forster - Great Britain - 1837
...commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found he could not do that, he never was without the dexterity to divert the debate to another...which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Volume 1

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.), Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1839
...commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired; and if he found he could not do that, he never was without the dexterity to divert the debate to another...which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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The Statesmen of the Commonwealth of England: With a Treatise on ..., Volume 1

John Forster - Great Britain - 1846
...commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he found be could not do that, he never was without the dexterity to divert the debate to another time, and to prevent the determining anything in the negative which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of civility....
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