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" His eloquence was of every kind, and he excelled in the argumentative, as well as in the declamatory way. But his invectives were terrible, and uttered with such energy of diction, and such dignity of action and countenance, that he intimidated those... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 135
1802
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SEVERAL HANDS - 1777
...dignity of action and countenance, that he intimidated thofe who were the raoft williog and the belt able to encounter him *. Their arms fell out of their hands, and they ilirunk under the afcendant which his genius gained over their'*. ' The weight of his popularity and...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ... Account of the ...

Biography - 1795
...dignity of action and countenance, that he intimidated thofe who weie the moil willjogand ths beft able to encounter him. Their arms fell out of their hands, and they flmmk under the afcendant which his genius gained over iheir's. In that aflembly, where public good...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...dignity of anión and countenance, that he intimidated thofe who were the moil willing and the bed able to encounter him*; their arms fell out of their hands, and they (hrunk under theafcendant which his genius gained over theirs. In that aflembly, where the public good...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 12

English literature - 1798
...furh dignity ofaftioa and countenance, that he intimidated thofe who were the mod willing and beft able to encounter him. Their arms fell out of their hands, and they fhrunk under the attendant which his genius gained over theirs." Ať a proof of this wonderful power,...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1798
...fuch dignity of aftion and countenance, that he intimidated thofe who were the moft willing and beft able to encounter him. Their arms fell out of their hands, and they flirunk under the afcendant which his genius gained over theirs [u~j." As a proof of this wonderful...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 14

1802
...bis inveflives were terrible, and uttered with such energy of diftion, and such dignity of ..-t'.ii and countenance, that he intimidated those who were the most willing and the least able to encounter him. Their armi fell out of their hands, and they shrunk under the ascendant,...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1803
...dignity of adtion and countenance, that he intimidated thofe who were the moft willing and the leaft able to encounter him. Their arms fell out of their hands, and they fhrunk under the afcendant, which his genius gained over theirs." Life of Chatham, vol. iii. p. 378,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 1

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1804
...dignity of action and countenance, that he intimidated thofe, who were the moft willing and die leaft able to encounter him. Their arms fell out of their hands, and they ihrunk under die afcendant, which his genius gained over dieirs." LIFE OF CHATHAM. FOR THE MONTHLY...
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Annual Register, Volume 20

History - 1805
...declamatory way. But his invectives were terrible, and uttered with such energy of diction, and such dignity of action and countenance, that he intimidated...were the most willing and the best able to encounter him.î Their arms fell out of their hands, and they shrunk under the ascendant which bis genius gained...
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Anecdotes of the life of ... William Pitt, earl of Chatham [by J ..., Volume 3

John Almon - 1810
...declamatory way. But his invectives were terrible, and uttered with such energy ot diction, and such dignity of action and countenance, that he intimidated those who were the most willing and the best * It is said that Sir Robert Walpole scarce heard the sound of his voice in the House of Commons, but...
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