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" Few passages can be cited in the oratory of modern times of a more electrical effect than the singularly felicitous and striking allusion to Mr. Pitt's resisting the torrent of Jacobin principles : — " He stood between the living and the dead, and the... "
Court of Queen's Bench Ireland: A Report of the Proceedings on an Indictment ... - Page 354
1844 - 987 pages
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...felicitous and striking allusion to Mr. Pitt's resisting the torrent of Jacobin principles : — " He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed." The singular kindness, the extreme gentleness of his disposition, wholly free from gall, from...
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Works, Volume 3

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...felicitous and striking allusion to Mr. Pitt's resisting the torrent of Jacobin principles : — " He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed." The singular kindness, the extreme gentleness of his disposition, wholly free from gall, from...
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Every Saturday

1873
...Wilberforce had relation to Pitt's firmness in resisting the spread of French Jacobinism in England: "He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed." Nor has the present century been scant of those bits of oratory which crystallize into sayings....
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued as ...

Chambers's journal - 1873
...Wilberforce had relation to Pitt's firmness in resisting the spread of French Jacobinism in England : ' He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed.' Nor has the present century been scant of those bits of oratory which crystallise into sayings....
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The history of antiquity, from the Germ. by E. Abbott, Volume 1

Maximilian Wolfgang Duncker - 1877
...command Aaron took the censer of incense and offered iucense to purify the children of Israel ; and he stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed. But there died fourteen thousand and seven hundred. The children of Israel came into the wilderness...
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The History of Antiquity, Volume 1

Max Duncker - History, Ancient - 1877
...command Aaron took the censer of incense and offered incense to purify the children of Israel ; and he stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed. But there died fourteen thousand and seven hundred. The children of Israel came into the wilderness...
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The National Quarterly Review

Edward Isidore Sears, David Allyn Gorton, Charles H. Woodman - Periodicals - 1880
...Douglas, as Wilberforce so finely said of Pitt when he breasted the torrent of Jacobin principles: " He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed!"' It has been urged against the consistency of Mr. Douglas' political course that he changed...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest to the ...

George Henry Jennings - Anecdotes - 1880 - 530 pages
...singularly felicitous and striking allusion to Mr. Pitt's resisting the torrent of Jacobin principles : ' He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed.' " Repenting of his Vote. — Lord Sidmouth told us that one morning at a Cabinet meeting,...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - Anecdotes - 1881 - 530 pages
...singularly felicitous and striking allusion to Mr. Pitt's resisting the torrent of Jacobin principles : ' He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed.' " Repenting of his Vote. — Lord Sidmouth told us that one morning at a Cabinet meeting,...
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Beeton's Complete orator, including the art of public speaking, and British ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1881
...singularly felicitous and striking allusion to Mr. Pitt's resisting the torrent of Jacobin principles, ' He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was stayed.' " We have an interesting notice of the first appearance in the House of Earl Grey, by Mr....
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