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" This made him more irresolute than the conjuncture of his affairs would admit. If he had been of a rougher and more imperious nature, he would have found more respect and duty ; and his not applying some severe cures to approaching evils, proceeded from... "
The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England - Page 390
by Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - 1807
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The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon Lord High Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Sir Henry Craik - Great Britain - 1911
...person ; but not very enterprising. ... An excellent understanding, but not confident enough of it. ... If he had been of a rougher and more imperious nature, he would have found more respect and duty." His conscience " made him choose the softer way, and not hearken to severe counsels...
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English Prose: Selections, with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 2

Sir Henry Craik - English literature - 1913
...worse, and follow the advice of men that did not judge so well as himself. This made him more irresolute than the conjuncture of his affairs would admit; if...and more imperious nature he would have found more respect and duty. And his not applying some severe cures to approaching evils proceeded from the lenity...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 262 pages
...so well as himself. This made him more irresolute than the conjecture of his Ibid., 38 and passim. affairs would admit: if he had been of a rougher and more imperious nature he would have found more respect and duty.55 This is close to the kind of plainness advocated by Sprat and Glanvil. It is a...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - Literary Collections - 2002 - 437 pages
...advice of men that did not judge so well as himself. This made him more irresolute than the conjecture of his affairs would admit: if he had been of a rougher...and more imperious nature he would have found more respect and duty. And his not applying some severe cures to approaching evils proceeded from the lenity...
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The Working Man's Friend, and Family Instructor, Volumes 1-2

1850
...himself. Tliis made him more irresolute than the conjuncture of his affairs would admit ; if he iiad been of a rougher and more imperious nature, he would have found more respect and <lutr. And hie not applying some severe cures 10 approaching evils proceeded from the lenity...
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