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" There have been spectacles more dazzling to the eye, more gorgeous with jewellery and cloth of gold, more attractive to grown-up children, than that which was then exhibited at Westminster; but, perhaps, there never was a spectacle so well calculated... "
The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan - Page 628
by Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...manager. Pitt voted with the majority ; Dundas with the minority. and on the 13th of February, 1788, the sittings of the Court commenced. There have been...was then exhibited at Westminster ; but, perhaps, ihere never was a spectacle so well calculated to strike a highly cultivated, a reflecting, an imaginative...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...mean time, the preparations for the trial had proceeded rapidly ; and on the 13th of February, 1788, the sittings of the court commenced. There have been...with jewellery and cloth of gold, more attractive to grown up children, than that which was then exhibited at Westminster ; but, perhaps, there never was...
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Scenes and characters from the writings of Thomas Babington Macaulay. To ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1846
...mean time, the preparations for his trial bad proceeded rapidly ; and on the 13th of February, 1788, the sittings of the Court commenced. There have been...but, perhaps, there never was a spectacle so well calcu lated to strike a highly cultivated, a reflecting, an imaginative mind. All the various kinds...
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THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORS AND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENLAND,

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL - 1851
...deprived of office, he was the lowest in dignity. "There have been spectacles/ '.says Mr. Macaulay, "more dazzling to the eye, more gorgeous with jewellery...attractive to grown-up children, than that which was now exhibited at Westminster; but, perhaps, there never was a spectacle so well calculated to strike...
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The advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1854
...n specere. THE preparations for the trial had proceeded rapidly ; and on the 13th of February 1788, the sittings of the Court commenced. There have been...spectacles more dazzling to the eye, more gorgeous with jewelry and cloth of gold, more attractive to grown-up children, than that which was then exhibited...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 5-6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...time, the preparations for the trial had proceeded rapidly ; and on the thirteenth of February, 1788, the sittings of the Court commenced. There have been...imaginative mind. All the various kinds of interest wliich belong to the near and to the distant, to the present and to the past, were collected on one...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...time, the preparations for the trial had proceeded rapidly ; and on the thirteenth of February, 1788, the sittings of the Court commenced. There have been...then exhibited at Westminster ; but, perhaps, there iiever was a spectacle so well calculated to strike a highly cultivated, a reflecting, an imaginative...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...time, the preparations for the trial had proceeded rapidly ; and on the thirteenth of February, 1788, the sittings of the Court commenced. There have been...with jewellery and cloth of gold, more attractive to grown-np children, than that which was then exhibited at Westminster ; but, perhaps, there never was...
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Introduction to the art of reading

J C. Graham - 1861
...mean time, the preparations for the trial had proceeded rapidly ; and on the 13th of February, 1788, the sittings of the Court commenced. There have been...so well calculated to strike a highly cultivated, a reflect;?^ and imaginative mind. All the various kinds of interest which belong to the near and to...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861
...mean time, the preparations for the trial had proceeded rapidly; and on the 13th of February, 1788, the sittings of the Court commenced. There have been...dazzling to the eye, more gorgeous with jewellery Ľnd cloth of gold, more attractive to grown-up children, than that which was then exhibited at Westminster...
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