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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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Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory: Delivered to the Classes of ..., Volume 2

John Quincy Adams - Oratory - 1810 - 414 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." In strict conformity to the rules and regulations of this institution, I should now say something to...
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The Columbian Reader: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - Elocution - 1815 - 214 pages
...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...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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 264 pages
...who has been snatched from at the moment of the election, and Lin the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us *^Mr. (Joombo what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. It has been usual for a candidate who...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 310 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 of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834 - 648 pages
...us an awful lesson against being too rauch troubled about any of the objecte of ordinary ambition. his enlightened conscience, he ought not to sacrifice...of men living. These he does not derive from your 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 of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834 - 744 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 of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834 - 740 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...desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, Ims feelingly told us, what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. It has been usual for a candidate...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835 - 652 pages
...to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary amhition. h 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 of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1837 - 744 pages
...to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. ll It has been usual for a candidate who declines, to take his leave by a letter to the sheriffs ; but...
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Prolusiones præmiis anniversariis dignatæ et in auditorio recitatæ ...

Harrow school - 1865 - 374 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...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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