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" It is ridiculous to imagine that a man, whose mind was really imbued with scorn of his fellow-creatures, would have published three or four books every year in order to tell them so ; or that a man, who could say with truth that he neither sought sympathy... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 570
by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1831
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering to the description which he Rave of himself, may be doubted : but that he was not such a person is beyond all doubt. Il is ridiculous (o imagine that a man, whose mind was really imbued with scorn of his fellow-creatures,...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering to the description which he gave of himself, may be doubted ; but that he was...would have published three or four books every year to tell them so ; or that a man, who could say with truth that he neither sought sympathy nor needed...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering to the description which he et imnug. "It cannot have been the brandy which hare admitted all Europe to hear his farewell to his wife, and his blessings on his child. In the aecond...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering /to the description which he gave of himself, may be doubted : but that he was...would have published three or four books every year to tell them so; or that a man, who could say with truth that he neither sought sympathy nor needed...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers - 1847 - 480 pages
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering to the description which he gave of himself, may be doubted ; but that he was...It is ridiculous to imagine that a man, whose mind really was imbued with scorn of his fellow-creatures, would have published three or four books every...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering to the description which he gave of himself, may be doubted; but that he was not...scorn of his fellow-creatures, would have published thrce or four books every year in order to tell them so; or that a man, who could say with truth that...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering to the description which he y as possible, the' substance of some of these laws. As soon as Elizabeth ascended Il is ridiculous to imagine that a roan whose mind was really imbued with scorn of his fellowcreatures,...
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Lord Byron

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 47 pages
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering to the description which he gave of himself may be doubted; but that he was not such a person is beyond all doubt. It ia ridiculous to imagine that a man whose mind was really imbued with scorn of his fellow-creatures...
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The new speaker, with an essay on elocution

John Connery - 1861
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can ever exist, a person answering to the description which he gave of himself, may be doubted ; but that he was not such a person is beyond all doubt. trials ; he had been crossed in his boyish love ; he had been mortified by the failure of his first...
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Critical and historical essays, contributed to The Edinburgh review, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1866
...decide. Whether there ever existed, or can «ver exist, a person answering to the description which he gave of himself may be doubted; but that he was not...fellow-creatures would have published three or four hooks every year in order to tell them so; or that a man who could say with truth that he neither sought...
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