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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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Two Speeches on Conciliation with America: And Two Letters on Irish Questions

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1892 - 284 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...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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Writings and speeches, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1901
...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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Memoirs of George Selwyn and his contemporaries

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...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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Memoirs of the city of London and its celebrities

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...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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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - 1902
...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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Memoirs of King George the Third: His Life and Reign, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1902
...thought him a grounded republican." and write a long account of it to the king. 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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Burke's Speech on American Taxation

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1905 - 88 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 Mr. Grenville was a first-rate figure in 15 this country. With a masculine understanding, and a stout and resolute heart, he had an application...
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George III, as Man, Monarch and Statesman

Beckles Willson - Great Britain - 1907 - 622 pages
...ambition. A business politician, a great statesman of the second class, Burke says of Grenville that " he took public business not as a duty he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy." Than he there was none better calculated apparently to conduct the King's...
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Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue

Stephen H. Browne - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 143 pages
...Grenville was, Burke insists, a "first-rate figure in this country. With a masculine understanding of a stout and resolute heart, he had an application undissipated and unwearied." The early strokes of Burke's description continue in this positive fashion and give to the portrait...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...been long ago composed ; and I have aeted more with him, and certainly with more pleasure with Mm, than ever I acted against him. Undoubtedly Mr. Grenville...undissipated and unwearied. He took public business, Hot as a duty which he was to fulfil, but as a pleasure he was to enjoy ; and he seemed to have no...
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