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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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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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Ecclesiastical History of England: From the Opening of the Long Parliament ...

John Stoughton - Electronic books - 1867
...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." 1 All this, when stript of...
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Ecclesiastical History of England: From the Opening of the Long Parliament ...

John Stoughton - Electronic books - 1867
...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." 1 All this, when stript of...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...and clearly, and craftily so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion ho 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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 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 was rather of reputation...
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A practical introduction to English composition on a new plan

John Daniel Morell - 1873
...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. Ex. 17. — Turn the above into...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

English prose literature - 1872 - 534 pages
...clearly, and craftily so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; and if he could not do that, he was never without the dexterity...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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...and clearly, and craftily so stated it, that he commonly conducted it to the conclusion he desired ; wood), which, being followed close by the tinchel,...lay. Then all the valley on each side being wayla anything in the negative, which might prove inconvenient in the future. He made so great a show of...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...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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