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" Gentlemen, the melancholy event of yesterday reads to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman * who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle... "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 75
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 42

English literature - 1780 - 742 pages
...about •ny of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman [Mr Combe J who has been fnatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the conteft, whilft bis defiree were as warm and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us, what...
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Biographical, Literary, and Political Anecdotes of Several of the ..., Volume 3

John Almon - Great Britain - 1797 - 428 pages
...inatched from us at the moment of theelection, and in the middle of the conteft, whilft his defires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us, what fhadows we are, and what fhadows we purfue. '* It has been ufual for a candidate who declines, to take...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from the Writings ...

Edmund Burke - English essays - 1798 - 330 pages
...troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman, who has been fnatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the conteft, whiHt his defires were as Warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, -has feelingly told us, what...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803 - 452 pages
...ihatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the conteft, whilft his defires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us, what fhadows we are, and what fhadows we purfue. It has been ufual for a candidate who declines, to take...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...troubled about -any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman,* who has been fnatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the conteft, whilft his defires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us, what...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman,* who has been snatched from...us, what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. It has been usual for a candidate who declines, to take his leave by a letter to the sheriffs ; but...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807 - 464 pages
...us an awful lesson against being too much troubled, about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman,* who has been snatched from...us, what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. It has been usual for a candidate who declines, to take his leave by a letter to the sheriffs : but...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807
...us an awful lesson against being too much troubled, about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman,* who has been snatched from...us, what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. It has been usual for a candidate who declines, to take his leave by a letter to the sheriffs : but...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman," continued the orator, " who has been snatched from us at the moment of the...what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue." Towards the close of his speech, Mr. BURKE observed, that it had been usual for a candidate who declined,...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 2

Liberalism (Religion) - 1808 - 702 pages
...to us an awful lesson against being toomuch troubled about any of the objectsof ordinary ami ition. The •worthy gentleman who has been snatched from...his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as curt, has feelingly told us what shadows we are, and what shadows .we pursue." (Works, 8vo. iii. 43.V)...
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