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Peerage of England. ... - Page 475
by Arthur Collins - 1812
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The Works of Edmund Burke with a Memoir

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...was able to excite in every thing by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For failings he had undoubtedly— many of us remember...not owing to a noble cause ; to an ardent, generous, perbaps an immoderate passion for fame ; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls. He worshipped...
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The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, with George Montagu, Esq., [and Others ...

Horace Walpole - 1837
...the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings, for failings he undoubtedly had, but none which were not owing to a noble cause, to an ardent,...passion which is the instinct of all great souls." [Ed.] burlettas, and the king cannot go on Tuesdays, his post-days. On those nights we have the middle...
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Correspondence ... with George Montagu ... hon. H.S. Conway [and others ...

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1837
...the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings, for failings he undoubtedly had, but none which were not owing to a noble cause, to an ardent,...passion which is the instinct of all great souls." [Ed.] burlettas, and the king cannot go on Tuesdays, his post-days. On those nights we have the middle...
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 25

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1843
...was able to excite in everything by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings, — for failings he had undoubtedly ; many of us remember...ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for fime ; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls. He worshipped that goddess wheresoever she...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1843
...in everything by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings, — for failings he liad undoubtedly ; many of us remember them ; we are this...ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for lame ; a passion which is the instinct of all great, souls. He worshipped that goddess wheresoever...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, Ư of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...was able to excite in every thing, by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For failings he had, undoubtedly. Many of us remember...he had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause—to an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion . for fame—a passion which is the instinct...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852
...was able to excite in every thing, by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For failings he had, undoubtedly. Many of us remember...are this day considering the effect of them. But he bad no failings which were not owing to a noble cause — to an nrdcnt. generous, perhaps an immoderate...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 5

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...everything, by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings ; for failings he had undoubtedly. But he had no failings which were not owing to a noble...an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion tor fame, — a passion which is the instinct of all great souls. He worshipped that goddess wheresoever...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1853 - 947 pages
...he hou, undoubtedly. Many of us remember ihp.ii. We are this day considering the effect oft' -чц. But he had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause — to an ardent, generous, perhaps nn immoderate passion for fame — a passion \\lil ••'• ” the instinct of all great souls. He...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1853 - 947 pages
...was able to excile in every thing, by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For failings he had, undoubtedly. Many of us remember them. We are this day considering the ellect of them. Hut he had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause — to an ardent, generous,...
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