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" What can be more extraordinary, than that a person of mean birth, no fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, or of mind, which have often, raised men to the highest dignities, should have the courage to attempt, and the happiness... "
The Works of Abraham Cowley - Page 54
by Abraham Cowley - 1806
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ..., Volume 7

David Hume - 1807
...fortune, no emi" nent qualities of body, which have sometimes, " nor shining talents of mind, which have often, " raised men to the highest dignities, should have " the courage to attempt, and the abilities to CKC" cute, so great a design as the subverting one of " the most ancient and best established...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...person of mean birth, no fortune, no pminenl qualities ut body, which have sometimes, or of mind, which have often, raised men to the highest dignities, should...the destruction of one of the most ancient, and most solid founded monarchies upon the earth ? Thai he should havi the power, or boldness, to put his prince...
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The Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of ... pamphlets and ..., Volume 7

Harleian miscellany - 1808
...person of mean birth, no fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, or of mind, which have often raised men to the highest dignities, .should...as the destruction of one of the most ancient, and, in all appearance, most solidly founded monarchies upon earth ? That he should have the power or boldness...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - 1808
...person of mean birth, no fortune, no eminent qualities ol body, which have sometimes, or oi mind, which have often, raised men to the highest dignities, should...happiness to succeed in, so improbable a design, as the ilr i nil-nun ol one of the most ancient, and most solid founded monarchies upon the earth ? That he...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 3

Abraham Cowley - 1809
...person of mean birth, no fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, or of mind, which have often, raised men to the highest dignities, should...boldness to put his prince and master to an open and infamous death ; to banish that numerous and stronglyallied family ; to do all this under the name...
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The Harleian Miscellany: A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

William Oldys, John Malham - 1810
...person of mean birth, no fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, or of mind, which have often raised men to the highest dignities, should...as the destruction of one of the most ancient, and, in all appearance, most solidly founded monarchies upon earth ? That he should have the power or boldness...
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The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

1810
...person of mean birth, no fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, or of mind, which have often raised men to the highest dignities, should...as the destruction of one of the most ancient, and, in all appearance, most iolidly founded monarchies upon earth ? That he should have the power or boldness...
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The Harleian Miscellany, Or A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 7

1810
...fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, or of mind, -which have often raised iiu'ii to the highest dignities, should have the courage...as the destruction of one of the most ancient, and, in all appearance, most solidly founded monarchies upon earth ? That he should have the power or boldness...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...person of mean birth, np fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, w of mind, which have often, raised men to the highest dignities, should have the courage to atsigns1 . By this speech, I began to understand perfectly well what kind of angel his pretender! highness...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers: Delivered at the Surry Institution

William Hazlitt - 1819 - 343 pages
...person of mean birth, no fortune, no eminent qualities of body, which have sometimes, or of mind, which have often, raised men to the highest dignities, should...boldness to put his prince and master to an open and infamous death ; to banish that numerous and strongly-allied family ; to do all this under the name...
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