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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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The Eclectic Review

1853
...in a letter to Lord Sheffield, says, — ' Fox, taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded.' In October 1776, we find him writing to Lord Rockingham: — ' Above all, my dear lord, I hope that...
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Memorials and Correspondence of Charles James Fox, Band 1

Charles James Fox - 1853
...on occasion of this speech, says to him, Fox, " taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped, nor his enemies dreaded." Of this speech of Mr. Fox no memorial has been preserved, except the slight notice of Walpole and the...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Band 6

George Bancroft - 1854
...unconnected, he was left free to follow his own bold and generous impulses. He was soon " to discover powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded." He could not only take the vast compass of a great question, but with singular and unfailing sagacity,...
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History of the United States: The American revolution

George Bancroft - 1854
...unconnected, he was left free to follow his own bold and generous impulses. He was soon " to discover powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped nor .his enemies dreaded." He could not only take the vast compass of a great question, but with singular and unfailing sagacity,...
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Band 5

George Bancroft - 1855
...unconnected, he was left free to follow his own bold and generous impulses. He was soon " to discover powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded." He could not only take the vast compass of a great question, but with singular and unfailing sagacity,...
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SELECT BRITISH ELOQUENCE

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856
...latter displayed his usual talents ; the former, taking the vast compass of the question before us, . — Misc. Works, ii., 21. Mr. Fox's sentiments respecting the treatment of America, though springing,...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE AMERICAN CONTINENT.

GEORGE BANGROFT - 1856
...unconnected, he was left free to follow his own bold and generous impulses. He was soon a to discover powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded.'1 He could not only take the vast compass of a great question, but with singular and unfailing...
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The Life and Times of Charles James Fox, Band 1

Earl John Russell Russell - 1859
...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."* The numbers were, — For Lord North 304 For Mr. Fox 105 Majority 199 It would be very desirable to...
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Essays on the Administrations of Great Britain from 1783 to 1830

Sir George Cornewall Lewis - 1864 - 500 Seiten
...marked by decided 1777 ability, had hitherto been desultory and occasional ; but he now (as Gibbon said) discovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped, nor his enemies dreaded. Mr. Grattan (as we learn from Lord John), who had heard Mr. Fox at various epochs, declared his preference...
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The Life and Times of Viscount Palmerston: Embracing the Diplomatic ..., Band 1

James Ewing Ritchie - 1866 - 839 Seiten
...whether the nation should be ruled by the sceptre of George III. or the tongue of Fox." Gibbon says Fox discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded. His force as a professed orator was conspicuously displayed in Westminster Hall, on the trial of Warren...
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