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" His genius lay chiefly to war, in which his courage was more admired than his conduct : great errors were often committed by him, but his heroical courage set things right, as it inflamed those who were about him... "
The History of England - Page 262
by Rapin de Thoyras (M., Paul) - 1763
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An Abridgement of the History of England: Being a Summary of Mr ..., Volume 3

Rapin de Thoyras (M., Paul) - 1899
...like contradiction, nor to have his actions ceiifured ; but he loved to employ and favour thofe, whu had the arts of complacence ; yet he did not love flatterers. His eenius lay chiefly to war, in which his courage was more admired than his conduct. Great errors were...
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The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: From the ..., Volume 3

Nicolas Tindal - 1763
...than thofe of too cold a filence. He did not like contradiction, nor to have his aclions cenfured ; but he loved to employ and favour thofe, who had the...both in his buildings and to his favourites ; but too fparing in rewarding fervices or in encouraging thofe who brought intelligence. He was apt to take...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed ..., Volume 4

Gilbert Burnet - 1823
...not like contradiction, nor to have his actions censured : but he loved to employ and favour those who had the arts of complacence, yet he did not love...were often committed by him, but his heroical courage set 305 things right, as it inflamed those who were about him H : he was too lavish of money on some...
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History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed Passages of the First ..., Volume 4

Gilbert Burnet - 1823
...did not like contradiction, nor to have his actions censured: but he loved to employ and favour those who had the arts of complacence, yet he did not love...were often committed by him, but his heroical courage set 305 things right, as it inflamed those who were about him a : he was too lavish of money on some...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of ..., Volume 1

Gilbert Burnet - 1840
...have his actions censured, but he loved to employ and favour those who had the arts of complasaince : yet he did not love flatterers. His genius lay chiefly...were often committed by him, but his heroical courage set things right, as it inflamed those who were about him : he was too lavish of money on some occasions,...
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Exercises in Greek prose composition. [With] Key, Volume 17

Charles Duke Yonge - 1850
...have his actions censured, but he loved to employ and favour those who had the arts of complaisance, yet he did not love flatterers. His genius lay chiefly...great errors were often committed by him, but his heroic courage set things right, as it inflamed those who were about him. He knew all foreign affairs...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...not like contradiction, nor to have his actions censured ; but he loved to employ and favour those who had the arts of complacence, yet he did not love...often committed by him ; but his heroical courage set things right, as it inflamed those who were about him. He was too lavish of money on some occasions,...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...not like contradiction, nor to have his actions censured ; but he loved to employ and favour those who had the arts of complacence, yet he did not love flatterers. His genins lay chiefly to war, in which his courage was more admired than his conduct. Great errors were...
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Knights and Their Days

Dr. Doran (John) - 1856 - 479 pages
...everywhere, and looked to everything. His genius," says Burnet in another paragraph, " lay chiefly in war, in which his courage was more admired than his...often committed by him ; but his heroical courage set things right, as it inflamed those who were about him." In connection with this part of his character...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...not like contradiction, nor to have his actions censured ; but he loved to employ and favour those who had the arts of complacence yet he did not love...His genius lay chiefly to war, in which his courage wağ more admired than his conduct. Great errors were often committed by him ; but his heroical courage...
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