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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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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 474 pages
...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe.* On the French Revolution. The worthy gentlemen who has been snatched from us at the moment of the...as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows we are, what shadows we pursue. Speech at Bristol on declining the Poll. 1780. There is, however, a limit at...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 798 pages
...enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Ibid. Vol. ii. /. 169. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. Speech at Bristol on Declining the Poll.1 Vol. ii. /. 429. They made and recorded a sort of institute...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 890 pages
...enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Ibid. Vol. ii. /. 169. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. S fetch at Bristol on Declining the Poll^ Vol. \\. p. 429. 1 At the conclusion of one of Mr Burke's...
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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

Jakob Olaus Løkke - 1875 - 556 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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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 968 pages
...troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition." Well might Mr. Burke say, in taking leave, " 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...
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De La Salle Monthly: A Catholic Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1869 - 468 pages
...following day, in this feeling mauner, paid tribute to his memory : "The worthy gentleman who has bcen snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle of tte contest, while his desires were as warm, and his hopes M eager as ours, has feelingly told nt what...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 660 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 at the moment of the election, and in the middlf- of the contest, whilst his desires were as warm and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

Quotations, English - 1877 - 362 pages
...eyes, and grieve his heart ; Come like SRADOÏVS, so depart. — Ibid., Macbeth, act iv. so. 1. — The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...us what SHADOWS we are, and what shadows we pursue. —EDMUND BORKE, Speech at Brietol on Declining the Poll. Shaft. — O, many a SHAFT, at random sent,...
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The treasury of British eloquence, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1877 - 558 pages
...to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. t were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into...manhood. When I contemplate these things — when while his desires were as warm and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows we...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - Orators - 1877 - 560 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 at the moment ot the election, and in the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm and his hopes as...
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