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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 Life and Times of Charles James Fox, Band 3

Earl John Russell Russell - 1866
...North, and, according to the testimony of Gibbon, " taking the vast compass of the question before us, discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies dreaded."J At the opening of the Session, in October, 1776, he supported a motion of Lord John Cavendish...
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The Autobiography and Correspondence of Edward Gibbon, the Historian

Edward Gibbon - 1869 - 356 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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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1875 - 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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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

Jakob Olaus Løkke - 1875
...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 Methodist Review, Band 34;Band 42;Band 64

1882
...Gibbon, the historian, who was present, said that it took in the " vast compass of the question, and discovered powers for regular debate which neither his friends hoped nor his enemies had dreaded." Chatham opposed the king's policy of using force against the Americans. So, also, did...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Band 3

United States. Congress. House
...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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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Band 15

1886
...difplayed his ufual talents ; the former, taking the vaft compafs of the queftion before us, difcovered powers for regular debate, which neither his friends hoped, nor his enemies dreaded. We voted an addrefs, (three hundred and four to one hundred and five,) of lives and fortunes, declaring...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Band 20

Leslie Stephen - 1889
...and twenty minutes ' (ib. p. 455); ' taking the vast compass of the question ' he ' discovered power for regular debate which neither his friends hoped, nor his enemies dreaded ' (GIBBON, Miscell. Workt, ii. 132). On the 20th he exposed the hollowness of North's plan of conciliation,...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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 — 304 to 105 — of lives and fortunes, declaring Massachusetts Bay in a state...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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 — 304 to 105 — of lives and fortunes, declaring Massachusetts Bay in a state...
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