George the Third and Charles Fox: The Concluding Part of The American Revolution, Volume 2

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1914 - Great Britain

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Page 184 - Who, doomed to go in company with Pain, And Fear, and Bloodshed, miserable train! Turns his necessity to glorious gain...
Page 444 - Fox, (added he,) is a most extraordinary man ; here is a man (describing him in strong terms of objection in some respects according as he apprehended, but which exalted his abilities the more,) who has divided the Kingdom with Caesar ; so that it was a doubt whether the nation should be ruled by the sceptre of George the Third, or the tongue of Fox.
Page 284 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Page 307 - The worthy gentleman,* who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the contest, whilst his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us, what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue.
Page 184 - Come when it will, is equal to the need: —He who, though thus endued as with a sense And faculty for storm and turbulence, Is yet a Soul whose master-bias leans To homefelt pleasures and to gentle scenes; Sweet images! which, wheresoe'er he be, Are at his heart; and such fidelity It is his darling passion to approve; More brave for this, that he hath much to love...
Page 234 - Gentlemen be appointed to carry on the necessary correspondence for effectually promoting the object of the Petition, and to prepare a plan of an association on legal and constitutional grounds, to support that laudable reform, and such other measures as may conduce to restore the freedom of Parliament...
Page 278 - I can never forget the delight with which that diffusive and ingenious orator, Mr. Burke, was heard by all sides of the house, and even by those whose existence he proscribed.
Page 184 - THE HAPPY WARRIOR. WHO is the happy Warrior ? Who is he That every Man in arms should wish to be ? It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his childish thought...
Page 379 - He has faults ; but they are faults that, though they may in a small degree tarnish the lustre, and sometimes impede the march of his abilities, have nothing in them to extinguish the fire of great virtues. In those faults, there is no mixture of deceit, of hypocrisy, of pride, of ferocity, of complexional despotism, or want of feeling for the distresses of mankind.
Page 307 - What is past is well stored. It is safe, and out of the power of fortune. What is to come is in wiser hands than ours...

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