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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most Eminent ... - Page 62
by John Aikin - 1807
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SEVERAL HANDS - 1759
...in the 671(1 year of his age-. Zeal, intrepidity, difmtereftednefs, were virtues which hepofjefied,' in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with the learning, cultivated in that age; and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence, which is calculated to rouze, and to inflame....
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 20

1759
...in the 6/th year of his age. Zeal, intrepidity, difintereftednefs, were virtues which hepofieffed, in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with the learning, cultivated in that age; and excelled in that fpecies 'of eloquence, which is calculated to rouze, and to inflame....
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The history of Scotland, during the reigns of queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - 1771
...67 th year of his age. Zeal, intre- nox' pidity, difmtereftednefs, were virtues which he poflefled, in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with the learning cultivated in that age ; and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence, which is calculated to rouze, and to inflame....
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The History of Scotland: During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - 1787
...fixty-feventh year of his age. Zeal, intrepidity, difintereftednefs, were virtues which he poffeffed in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with...cultivated among divines in that age; and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence which is calculated to roufe and to inflame. His. maxims, however, wer« often...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

1791
...reformed religion in Scotland. Zeal, intrepidity, difintereftednefs, were virtues which he pofiefTed in an eminent degree. He was acquainted too with the learning cultivated in that age ; and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence, which is caleulated to roufe and to inflame....
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The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - 1794
...fixty-feventh year of his age. Zeal, intrer pidity, difintereftednefs, were virtues which he pofTefled in an eminent degree. He was acquainted too with the learning cultivated among divines jn that age ; and excelled in that fpecies of eloquence which is calculated to roufc and to in» See...
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An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, from the Birth of ..., Volume 4

Johann Lorenz Mosheim - 1803
...possessed in an eminent degree. He was ac1 quainted, too, with the learning caltivated in that age j and ' excelled in that species of eloquence which is calculated to ' rouse and to inflame. His maxims, however, were often ' too severe, and the impetuosity of his temper excessive....
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark - 1805 - 400 pages
...virtue* which Knox possessed in an eminent degree. He wa» acquainted too with the learning cultivated in that age ; and excelled in that species of eloquence which is calculated to rouse and to inflame. His maxims, however, were often too severe, and the impetuosity of his temper excessive....
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Forsyth - 1805 - 547 pages
...following character is drawn by JDr Robertson. " Zeal, intrepidity, disint?restcdness, were virtues that he possessed in an eminent degree. He was acquainted, too, with the learning cultivated in that age, and excelled in that species of eloquence which is calculated to rouse and inflame. His...
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Biographia Scotica: Or Scottish Biographical Dictionary; Containing a Short ...

John Stark - 1805 - 428 pages
...z^th of November hs breathed his last. Zeal, intrepidity, disinterestedness, were virtues which Knox possessed in an eminent degree. He was acquainted too with the learning cultivated in that age; and excelled in that species of eloquence which is calculated to rouse and to inflame....
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