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" For failings he had undoubtedly - many of us remember them; we are this day considering the effect of them. But 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... "
Peerage of England. ... - Page 475
by Arthur Collins - 1812
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...to excite E e 4 in 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 confidering the effect of them. But he had no failings which were not owing to a noble caiife ; to...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 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 them....day considering the effect of them. But he had no fail, ings which were not owing to a noble cause ; to an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1809
...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 them — we are this day considering the effects of them. But he had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause ; to an ardent, generous,...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...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 them — we are this day considering the effects of them. But he had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause ; to an ardent, generous,...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1813
...ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For tarings ie had undoubtedly -- many of us remember hem ; we are this day considering the effect of them. But he had no failings which wero not owing to a noble cause; to au ardent, generous, perhaps, an immoderate passion for a me ;...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...leave to mention some observations occurthe violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For failings he had undoubtedly — many of us remember...to a noble cause; to an ardent, generous, perhaps au immoderate passion for fame ; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls. He worshipped...
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The Lay Preacher

American essays - 1817 - 168 pages
...and, as a climax to this most flattering description of an illustrious character, Mr. Burke adds, that he had no failings, which were not owing to a noble cause, to an ardent, generous passion for fame, a passion which is THE INSTINCT op ALL GREAT SOULS. No man can read this vivid detail...
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On the Life, Writings, and Genius of Akenside: With Some Account of His Friends

Charles Bucke - Physicians - 1832 - 312 pages
...was able to excite in every thing by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings,— Tor failings he had undoubtedly— many of us remember...passion, which is the instinct of all great souls." * " Oh ! knew'st thou how the balmy air, The sun, the azure heav'ns, prepare To heal thy languid frame...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834
...For failings he had undoubtedly — many of us remember them; we arc this day considering the eficct of them. But he had no failings which were not owing...passion for fame ; a passion which is the instinct of ail great souls. He worshipped that goddess wheresoever she appeared ; but he paid his particular devotions...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...was able to excite in every thing by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For against the oppression of the rich and powerful....me he has taken off my load, because he has changed on ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for fame ; a passion which is the instinct of all...
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