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" HE appeared in countenance to be of a stern and rough temper; but in his conversation mild and affable; not given to loquacity, or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it; observing never to boast of himself, or his parts, but... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 289
by Alexander Chalmers - 1813
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Cromwell and Bunyan

Robert Southey - 1844 - 180 pages
...temper; but in his conversation, mild and affable, not given to loquacity, or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...just in all that lay in his power to his word ; not seeming to revenge injuries ; loving to reconcile differences, and make friendship with all. He had...
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Dwight's American Magazine, Volume 1

Theodore Dwight - 1845
...his conversation mild and affable: not given lo loquacity or much discourse in company, unless s-oine urgent occasion required it : observing never to boast of himself or his parts, but ralher to seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of other?. . . . He ivad a sharp,...
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New General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 5

Hugh James Rose - 1848
...; but in his conversation mild and affable ; not given to loquacity, or much discourse, in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes, and to submit himself to the judgment of others ; abhorring lying and...
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A new general biographical dictionary, projected and partly ..., Volume 5

New general biographical dictionary - 1848 - 1857 pages
...; but in his conversation mild and affable ; not given to loquacity, or much discourse, in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes, and to submit himself to the judgment of others; abhorring lying and swearing;...
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The pilgrim's progress. With a life of Bunyan by J.M. Wilson, and notes ...

John Bunyan - 1851
...temper; but, in his conversation, mild and affable, not given to loquacity, or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...just in all that lay in his power to his word; not seeming to revenge injuries; loving to reconcile differences and make friendship with all. He had a...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volume 8

1851
...temper, but in his conversation mild and affable ; not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others. He had a sharp, quick eye,...
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The Life of John Bunyan

Stephen B. Wickens - 1853 - 344 pages
...— but in his conversation mild and affable ; not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others. .... He had a sharp, quick...
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The History of the Puritans

Daniel Neal - 1855
...but was in his conversation mild and affable ; not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it; observing...never to boast of himself or his parts, but rather seemed low in his own eyes, and submitted himself to the judgment of others ; abhorring lying and swearing,...
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The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come

John Bunyan - 1857
...urgent occasion required it; being observed never to boast of himself, or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others; abhorring lying or swearing, being just to his word in all that lay in his power ; not wishing to revenge injuries,...
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A New General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 5

Hugh James Rose - 1857
...; but in his conversation mild and affable ; not given to loquacity, or much discourse, in company, unless some urgent occasion required it ; observing never to boast of himself or his parts, hut rather to seem low in his own eyes, and to submit himself to the judgment of others ; abhorring...
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