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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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Bits of books, from old and modern authors, for railway travellers

Bits - Anthologies - 1847 - 72 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...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...
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Selections from English prose writers, for translation into Greek and Latin ...

Henry Wright Phillott - 1849
...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...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...
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Footsteps of our forefathers

James Goodeve Miall - 1851
...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 time, and to prevent the determining anything in the negative which might prove inconvenient in the future." The same thing may be inferred...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 360 pages
...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...negative, which might prove inconvenient in the future. [Chancellor's Medals, 1844.] 112. MAOT have been of opinion, among whom is Plutarch, a great writer,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 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 show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 776 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 show of civility, and modesty, and humility, and always of mistrusting his own judgment,...
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Historical and Biographical Essays, Volume 1

John Forster - Great Britain - 1858
...clearly, and craf"tily, so stated it, that he com" monly conducted it to the conclu"sion he desired; and if he found ' ' he could not do that, he was never...dexterity to divert the ' ' debate to another time, and to pre' ' vent the determining anything in ' ' the negative which might prove in" convenient in the future."...
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Historical and Biographical Essays, Volume 1

John Forster - Great Britain - 1858
...clearly, and craf'tily, so stated it, that he com' monly conducted it to the conclu' siou he desired ; and if he found ' he could not do that, he was never...dexterity to divert the ' debate to another time, and to pre' vent the determining anything in ' the negative which might prove in' convenient in the future."...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 43

Literature - 1858
...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 time, and to prevent the determining anything in the negative, which might prove inconvenient in the future." Of Lord Southampton, again,...
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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...and clear!/, 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 without the dexterity to divert the dehate to another time, and to prevent the determining any thing in the negative, which might prove...
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