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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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With Milton and the Cavaliers

Mrs. F. S. Boas - 1905 - 336 pages
...discourse in company unless some urgent occasion required it, observing never to boast of himself or of his parts, but rather seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others . . . being just in all that lay in his power to his word ; not seeming to revenge injuries ; loving...
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With Milton and the Cavaliers

Mrs. F. S. Boas - 1905 - 336 pages
...describes him "as mild and affable in conversation, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company unless some urgent occasion required it, observing never to boast of himself or of his parts, but rather seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others . ....
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20; Volume 83

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1874
...required it, observing never to boast of himself, but rather seeming low in his own eyes, and submitting himself to the judgment of others ; abhorring lying...just in all that lay in his power to his word, not seeming to revenge injuries, but loving to reconcile differences, and make friendship with all, with...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey - 1909 - 642 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 never to boast of himself in his parts, but rather seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others.' The...
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1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...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 in his parts, but rather seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others." —...
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The Greatest Books in the World: Interpretative Studies, by Laura Spencer Portor

Laura Spencer Portor - 1917 - 295 pages
...conversation mild and affable; . . . observing never to boast of himself j or his parts, but rather to seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others; not seeming to revenge injuries; loving to reconcile difference and make friendships with all." That...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 4

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1879
...temper, but in his conversation mild and affable, not given to loquacity or much discourse in company, unless some urgent occasion required it, observing...eyes, and submit himself to the judgment of others. He had a sharp, quick eye, accomplished with an excellent discerning of persons, being of good judgment...
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The Pilgrim's Progress

John Bunyan - 2005 - 860 pages
...MEMOIR OF JOHN BUNYAN. 51 was mild and afiable ; 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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Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners: In a Faithful Account of the Life ...

John Bunyan - 2007 - 244 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...rather seem low in his own eyes, and submit himself 1 It In an established fact that John Banyan died on Friday, Auguet 31, 1688. He is recorded to have...
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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 eve,...
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