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" With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean; Unbribed, unsought, the wretched to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access. Oh! had he been content to serve the crown With virtues only proper to the gown; Or had the rankness of the soil been freed... "
The North American Review - Seite 400
1860
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Catalogue of the Pictures in the National Portait Gallery: January 1,1859

1859 - 95 Seiten
...as a judge, in his ' Absalom and Achitophel,' is. familiar to every reader of English poetry : — " In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more...to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access." His versatile but always most able and active politics were conspicuous in nearly all the transactions...
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Works, Band 2

Leigh Hunt - 1859
...crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another'! guilt they tee their own. Yet fame deserv'd no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but...judge. In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin* With morp discerning eyes, or hands more clean ; Unbrib'd, unsought, the wretched to redress ; Swift of...
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860
...English language. What a masterly description is that he gives of Shaftesbury— the wise judge !— " Unbribed, unsought, the wretched to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access ;" but the bad statesman, who— " Grown weary to possess A lawful fame, and lazy happiness, Disdained...
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Readings from the best authors, ed. by A.H. Bryce, Ausgabe 10

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - 1862 - 331 Seiten
...will; Where crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own! Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge; The statesman...to redress; Swift of despatch and easy of access. Oh, had he been content to serve the crown With virtues only proper to the gown; Or had the rankness...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...will ! Where crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own ! Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge ; The statesman...Abethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean, TJnbribed, unsought, the wretched to redress ; Swift of despatch, and easy of access. Oh ! had he been...
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Catalogue of the pictures in the National portrait gallery, Band 13

National portrait gallery - 1862
...as a judge, in his " Absalom and Achithopel," is familiar to every reader of English poetry : — " In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abethdin With more...to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access." His versatile but always most able and active politics were conspicuous in nearty all the transactions...
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Essays, historical and biographical, political and social, literary and ...

1862
...may be summed up in the vigorous stanza of Dryden : — " In Israel's courts ne'er sat an Abetbdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbribed,...to redress, Swift of despatch, and easy of access." All accounts agree in representing him as in private life one of the kindest and gentlest of mortals,...
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Black's Guide to the South-western Counties of England: Dorsetshire

1862 - 417 Seiten
...way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. . . Yet fame deserv'd no enemy can grudge ; The statesman we abhor, but praise the judge. In Israel's court ne'er sat an Abethdin With more discerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbrib'd, unsought, the...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Band 2

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...added the four following lines in praise of the earl's conduct as lord-chancellor. " In Israel's court ne'er sat an Abethdin With more discerning eyes or hands more clean, UnbribVl, unsought, the wretched to redress, Swift of dispatch, and easy of access." Shaftesbury, now...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...will ! Where crowds can wink, and no offence be known, Since in another's guilt they find their own ! Yet fame deserved no enemy can grudge ; The statesman...Unbribed, unsought, the wretched to redress ; Swift of dispatch and easy of access. Oh had he been content to serve the crown With virtue only proper to the...
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