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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 Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1852 - 552 pages
...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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The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1852 - 558 pages
...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 British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 976 pages
...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...of the election, and in the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows we...
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Select British Eloquence; Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 976 pages
...troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition." Well might Mr. Burke say, in taking Icavj, " The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...of the election, and in the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us wltat s/tadmes...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 968 pages
...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...of the election, and in the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows wo...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1853 - 972 pages
...snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the contest, while his desires %vere as warm and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly...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 British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Orators - 1853 - 972 pages
...who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us iff/tat shadows we are, and wtiat shadows ue pursue .'" Through the influence of Lord Rockingham, Mr....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1855 - 632 pages
...against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman,1 who has been snatched from us at the moment of the...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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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 660 pages
...threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. Speech at Bristol on declining the Poll. 1780. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows we are, what shadows we pursue. SIR JAMES. MACKINTOSH. 1765-1832. Vindiciae Gatticae. (April, 1791.) The commons,...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856 - 962 pages
...who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of the contest, while nue to me the hopes of succession, I should have been,...mediocrity, and the mediocrity of the age I live pursue.1 It has been usual for a candidate who declines, to take his leave by a letter to the sheriffs...
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