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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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The life of James Deacon Hume, Secretary of the Board of Trade

Charles Badham - Great Britain - 1859 - 351 pages
...c Right of TranXlafion is reserved. • . ..-if v,.,jv % ;•::•• y *•: ' • • ._•;:. " With a masculine understanding, and a stout and resolute heart, he had application undissipated and unwearied. He took public business, not -as a duty which he was to fulfil,...
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The life of James Deacon Hume

Charles Badham - 1859
...JAMES GRAHAM. LONDON: SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 65, CORNHILL. 1859. The Right of Translation ii reserved. " With a masculine understanding, and a stout and resolute heart, he had application undissipated and unwearied. He took public business, not as a duty which he was to fulfil,...
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Speeches: With Memoir and Historical Introductions

1862 - 456 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 National Review, Volume 14

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1862
...admirable painters, from which a complete idea of the man can be gathered : " Undoubtedly," said Burke, " Mr. Grenville was a first-rate figure in this country....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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Works, Volume 2

1865
...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 great governing families of England, by J.L. Sanford and M ..., Volume 2

1865
...circuit of our affairs. He generally considered his objects in lights that were too detached. . . . With a masculine understanding, and a stout and resolute...business not as a duty he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy. If he was ambitious, I will say this for him, his ambition was of a noble...
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A Lady of the Last Century (Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu): Illustrated in Her ...

John Doran - 1873 - 372 pages
...of both. Of the statesman who, five years before his death, resigned all his offices, Burke said: " With a masculine understanding and a stout and resolute...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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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...differences have been long ago composed ; and I have acted more with him, and certainly with more pleasure asury n stout and resoInte heart, he had an application nndissipated and unwearied. He took public business,...
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The Papers of a Critic: Selected from the Writings of the Late ..., Volume 2

Authors, English - 1875
...Grenville was the reverse of his brother. Cool, deliberate, diligent, laborious — as Burke said, " he took public business not as a duty he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy." He had a great deal of that sort of knowledge " which passeth show " ; and...
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Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians: Including Henry Fielding. The Earl ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1875 - 731 pages
...effort to him to sit down and write a long account of it to his sovereign. As Burke said of him : " He took public business, not as a duty he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy." ! He seemed, in fact, to have no delight out of the House of Commons. Once,...
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