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" The secretary stood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original and unaccommodating, the features of his character had the hardihood of antiquity. His august mind overawed majesty, and one of his sovereigns thought royalty so impaired in his... "
The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches in the ... - Page 17
1808
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 2

1782
...Lord Charlcmont. Z. CHARACTER of the EARL of CHATHAM. THE Secretan- flood alone. Modern degeneracy hud not reached him. Original, and unaccommodating, the...his character had the hardihood of antiquity. His augufl mind ovor-awed Majefly, and one of his fovrreigns thought royalty fu impaiied in his prefence,...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1792
...for a continuance of employment, but immediately refigned. CHARACTER OF MR. PITT. THE Secretary flood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original,...his character had the hardihood of antiquity. His auguft mind over-awed Majefty ; one of his Sovereigns thought royalty fo impaired in his prefcnce,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - 1797
...to the interdi and liberty of his country. Smollett. 132. Anotbcr Cbarailcr. The fecretary flood alone, Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original...his character had the hardihood of antiquity. His auguil mind over-awed majefty, and one of his lovereigns thought royalty fo impaired in his prefence,...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

1797
...the Surinam rivers. A MASTERLY CHARACTER OF LORD CHATHAM. ATTRIBUTED TO MR. GR ATT AN. THE fecretary ftood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him....Original and unaccommodating, the features of his mind had the hardihood of antiquity. His auguft mind over-awed majefty, and one of his fovereigns thought...
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Annals of Great Britain: From the Ascension of George III, to the Peace of ...

Thomas Campbell - 1807
...eloquently, that it ought not to he emitted in the mention of this mighty minister.— ' The secretary stood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original,...hardihood of antiquity. His august mind overawed majesty. One of his sovereign! thought royalty so impaired in his presence, that he conspired to remove him,...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt: Earl Chatham ...

John Almon - 1810
...for a continuance of employment, but immediately resigned. CHARACTER OF MR. PITT. THE Secretary stood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original,...hardihood of antiquity. His august mind overawed Majesty ; one of his Sovereigns thought/ royalty so impaired in his presence, that he conspired to remove him,...
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Anecdotes of the life of ... William Pitt, earl of Chatham [by J ..., Volume 3

John Almon - 1810
...employment, but immediately resigned. CHARACTER OF MR. PITT. THE Secretary stood alone. Modern degene< racy had not reached him. Original, and unaccommodating...hardihood of antiquity. His august mind overawed Majesty; one of his Sovereigns thought royalty so impaired in his presence, that he conspired to remove him,...
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The Flowers of Modern History: Comprehending on a New Plan, the Most ...

John Adams - 1813 - 310 pages
...had excited the astonishment of Europe. CHAP. LXXXVII. , Character of Mr Pitt. THE secretary stood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original...hardihood of antiquity. His august mind over-awed majesty itself. No state chicanery, no narrow system of vicious politics, no idle contest for ministerial victories,...
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The American Orator: Comprising a Collection, Principally from American ...

Joshua P. Slack - 1815 - 324 pages
...pernicious. Character of Mr. Pitt, (frst Earl of Chatham,) by the RT. HON. H. GRATTAN. THE secretary stood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original...hardihood of antiquity. His august mind, overawed majesty ; — one of his sovereigns,* thought royalty so impaired in his presence, that he conspired to remove...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ...

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...a name, has been assigned by fame to the friend of Ireland, Henry Grattari : ' The Secretary stood alone. Modern degeneracy had not reached him. Original...antiquity. His august mind overawed majesty ; and one of our Sovereigns thought royalty so impaired in his presence, that he conspired to remove him, in order...
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