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" He was a man of admirable parts ; of general knowledge ; of a versatile understanding fitted for every sort- of business ; of infinite wit and pleasantry ; of a delightful temper ; and with a mind most perfectly disinterested. But it would be only to... "
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by W. Gardiner - 1808 - 14 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 126

1867
...man of ' admirable parts, of general knowledge, of a versatile under* standing, fitted for every kind of business, of infinite wit and ' pleasantry, of a delightful temper, and with a mind most per' fectly disinterested. His great defect was a want of firmness ' which made him unable to resist...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1804
...constitution of England ! And shall we Englishmen revoke to such a suit ? lay LORD NORTH. HE was a man of admirable parts ; of general knowledge ; of a versatile...temper ; and with a mind most perfectly disinterested. But it would be only to degrade myself by a weak adulation, and not to honour the memory of a great...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - 1807
...Its equipoise was totally gone. I do not mean to speak disrespectfully of lord North. He was a man of admirable parts ; of general knowledge ; of a versatile...temper ; and with a mind most perfectly disinterested* But it would be only to degrade myself by a weak adulation, and not to honour the memory of a great...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1809
...play the orator by the hour. The following masterly character is given of him by Burke. " He was a man of admirable parts ; of general knowledge ; of a versatile...temper ; and with a mind most perfectly disinterested. But it would be only to degrade myself by a weak adulation, and not to honour the memory of a great...
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W. Gardiner's Catalogue of Antient [sic] and Modern Books, Many of ..., Part 1

William Nelson Gardiner - 1812 - 186 pages
...Treasury, when Billy Brummel, of Bury Street, where Daddy Jenky lodged, was so polite as to lend his person to watch over the youthful innocent. He was...temper, and with a mind most perfectly disinterested. 268 Comparative Statement of the India Bills of Mr. Fox and Mr. Pitt, by RB Sheridan, Esq. 4to. 5s....
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812
...to be thus recorded in the beautiful language of his great opponent, Burke himself. " He was a man of admirable parts; of general knowledge; of a versatile...pleasantry ; of a delightful temper, and with a mind most disinterested. But it would be only to degrade myself by a weak adulation, and not to honour the memory...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...general, indeed, cannot be concluded in more comprehensive terms than those of Burke : — " He was a man of admirable parts ; of general knowledge ; of a versatile...pleasantry ; of a delightful temper, and with a mind most disinterested."i i Annual Register, passim.— BryJges's edition ofCellini's Pee rags, fcc. Sue. NORTH...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...general, indeed, cannot be concluded in more comprehensive terms than those of Burke : — " He was a man of admirable parts ; of general knowledge ; of a versatile...pleasantry ; of a delightful temper, and with a mind most disinterested."1 1 Annual Regiiter, passim.— Brydges'i edition of Colliira'i Peerap, lie. fcc. NORTH...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 2

Edmond Burke - 1815
...Englishmen revoke to such a suit ? 159 LORD NORTH. HE was a man of admirable parts ; of general know ledge ; of a versatile understanding fitted for every sort...temper ; and with a mind most perfectly disinterested. But it would be only to degrade myself by a weak adulation, and not to honour the memory of a great...
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English Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order

George Crabb - 1816 - 772 pages
...mine. GOLDSMITH. Lord North was л roan of admirable parts ; of general knowledge, of a rcrsatiie. understanding, fitted for every sort of business, of infinite wit and pleasantry, and of a delightful temper. Виахк. CHARACTER, LETTER. CHARACTER comes from the Greek jcapaxTipo,...
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