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" The principal men both days were Fox and Wedderburne, on the opposite sides ; the latter displayed his usual talents ; the former taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped,... "
The History of Party: From the Rise of the Whig and Tory Factions, in the ... - Seite 218
von George Wingrove Cooke - 1837
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Band 2

Edward Gibbon - 1827
...displayed his usual talents; the former, taking the vast compass of the question before us, yBscovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded. We voted an address, (three hundred and four to one hundred and five,) of lives and fortunes, declaring...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

1833
...perseverance. Its magnitude and the dangers of the country called forth their powers. Gibbon says, " Mr. Fox discovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded." The following passage, from a letter to Mr. Fitz-Patrick, written in 1778, illustrates his honourable...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ..., Bände 1-2

1833
...perseverance. Its magnitude and the dangers of the country called forth their powers. Gibbon says, " Mr. Fox discovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded." The following passage, from a letter to Mr. Fitz-Patrick, written in 1778, illustrates his honourable...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 Seiten
...latter displayed his usual talents ; the former taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped, nor his enemies dreaded. We voted an address (three hundred and four to one hundred and five), of lives and fortunes, declaring...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 Seiten
...latter displayed his usual talents ; the former taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped, nor his enemies dreaded. We voted an address (three hundred and four to one hundred and five), of lives and fortunes, declaring...
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Distinguished Men of Modern Times ...: Gibbon to Wilberforce

1838
...perseverance. Its magnitude and the dangers of the country called forth their powers. Gibbon says, " Mr. Fox discovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded." The following passage, from a letter to Mr. Fitz-Patrick, writteu in 1778, illustrates his honourable...
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The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the ..., Band 1

George Lillie Craik - 1841
...the first time in parliament soon after Fox's conversion, he took the vast compass of a question, and discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded.f On the present occasion he seems to have denied the right to tax America either internally...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852 - 947 Seiten
...latter displayed his usual talents ; the former, taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded." — Misc. Works, ii., 21. Mr. Fox's sentiments respecting the treatment of America, though springing,...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852 - 947 Seiten
...latter displayed his usual talents ; the former, taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded."—Misc. Works, ii., 21. Mr. Fox's sentiments respecting the treatment of America, though...
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Report on the Principal Fisheries of the American Seas

1853 - 317 Seiten
...first great speech; and, as we learn from a letter of Gibbon, the historian, to Lord Sheffield, that he " discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded." I cannot forbear to insert a condensed view of the course of argument of the members of Parliament...
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