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" Undoubtedly Mr. Grenville was a , first-rate figure in this country. With a masculine understanding, and a stout and resolute heart, he had an application undissipated and unwearied. He took public business, not as a duty which he was to fulfil, but as... "
Peerage of England. ... - Page 416
by Arthur Collins - 1812
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 1

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1838
...his speech on American taxation, in April, 1774 : — " Undoubtedly, Mr. Grenville was a first rate figure in this country. With a masculine understanding,...unwearied. He took public business, not as a duty which he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy ; and he seemed to have no delight out of...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham), Edmund Burke, Sir James Mackintosh, Jean Gabriel Peltier (defendant.) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1841 - 540 pages
...party-differences have been long ago composed; and I have acted more with him, and certainly with more pleasure with him, than ever I acted against him. Undoubtedly...Grenville was a first-rate figure in this country. Wiih a masculine understanding, and a stout and resolute heart, he had an application undissipated...
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George Selwyn and His Contemporaries: With Memoirs and Notes, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1843
...spoken of, is the fine encomium in which Burke has enshrined his name. " With a masculine understanding, a stout and resolute heart, he had an application...business not as a duty he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy; and he seemed to have no delight out of the House, except in such things...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...of the fair state ; The glass of fashion, and the mould of form ; The observed of all observers! 3 Undoubtedly Mr. Grenville was a first-rate figure...he had an application undissipated and unwearied. If he was ambitious, I will say this for him —his ambition was of a noble and generous strain. It...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - Illinois - 1844 - 492 pages
...Grenville, Burke, in his speech on American taxation says : " With a masculine understanding, and a strict and resolute heart, he had an application undissipated...business, not as a duty he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was co enjoy ; and he seemed to have no delight out of this house, except in such things...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - Illinois - 1844 - 492 pages
...speech on American taxation says : " With a masculine understanding, and a strict and resolute heart, ho had an application undissipated and unwearied. He...business, not as a duty he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy ; and he seemed to have no delight out of this house, except in such things...
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1845
...party-differences have been long ago composed; and I have acted more with him, and certainly with more pleasure with him, than ever I acted against him. Undoubtedly...unwearied. He took public business, not as a duty which he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy ; and he seemed to have no delight out of...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1845 - 540 pages
...party-differences have been long ago composed; and I have acted more with him, and certainly with more pleasure with him, than ever I acted against him. Undoubtedly...unwearied. He took public business, not as a duty which he' was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy ; and he seemed to have no delight out of...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 pages
...differences have been long ago composed; and I have acted more with him, and certainly with more pleasure with him, than ever I acted against him. Undoubtedly...and unwearied. He took public business not as a duty which he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy ; and he seemed to have no delight out of...
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The Stowe Catalogue: Priced and Annotated

Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Henry Rumsey Forster - Art - 1848 - 310 pages
...died in 1770. His character was thus drawn by Burke, in his speech on American taxation (1774): — "Undoubtedly Mr. Grenville was a first-rate figure...business not as a duty he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy ; and he seemed to have no delight out of this house, except in such things...
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