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" Whitlocked, with his usual candour, never any man acted such a part, on such a theatre, "with more •wisdom, constancy, and eloquence, •with greater reason, judgment, and temper, and" -with a better grace in all his -words and actions, than did this... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 278
by Alexander Chalmers - 1817
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A History of England from the Earliest Times to the Revolution in 1688 ...

David Hume - Great Britain - 1873 - 789 pages
...characterized by Whitelock, the chairman of the committee which conducted the impeachment: " Certainly never any man acted such a part, on such a theatre,...and excellent person ; and he moved the hearts of his auditors, some few excepted, to remorse and pity." It was evident that Straftbrd had gained many...
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Facts and features of English history, a series of alternating reading and ...

John Hill (principal of the Normal coll, Colombo.) - 1873
...characterized by Whitelock, the chairman of the committee which conducted the impeachment : " Certainly never any man acted such a part, on such a theatre,...temper, and with a better grace in all his words, than did this great and excellent person : and he moved the hearts of all his auditors, some few excepted,...
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Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of ..., Volume 3

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1874
...narrative of Strafford's trial and execution, " never any man acted such a part on such a theater, with more wisdom, constancy, and eloquence, with greater reason, judgment, and temper, and with better grace in all his words and gestures, than this great and excellent person did, and he moved...
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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ENGLAND

JOSHUA TOULMIN SMITH - 1876
...better for that service."* Whitelocke, a generous enemy, says of Stafford's defence, " Certainly never man acted such a part on such a theatre with more...temper, and with a better grace in all his words and gestures than this great and excellent person did; and he moved the hearts of all his auditors, some...
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The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to ..., Volume 2

Charles MacFarlane - 1876
...former defence, and concluded with very eloquent and pathetic words.1 "Certainly," adds Whitelock, " never any man acted such a part on such a theatre with more wisdom, constancy, ami eloquence; with greater reason, judgment, and temper; and with a better grace in all his words...
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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1877 - 452 pages
...against him, speaks with admirable candour of his behaviour at the trial, as follows : " Certainly never any man acted such a part, on such a theatre,...eloquence, with greater reason, judgment, and temper, and a better grace in all his words and actions, than did this great and excellent person ; and he moved...
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Readings from English History: From Cressy to Cromwell

John Richard Green - Great Britain - 1879
...the prisoner. Even the chairman of the committee who prepared his impeachment observes, "Certainly never any man acted such a part, on such a theatre,...temper, and with a better grace in all his words and gestures, than this great and excellent person did." [The trial ended in the Earl's condemnation ;...
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The Student's Hume: A History of England from the Earliest Times to the ...

David Hume, John Sherren Brewer - Great Britain - 1880 - 793 pages
...defence. " Certainly," remarks Whitelock, the chairman of the committee which conducted the impeachment, " never any man acted such a part, on such a theatre,...temper, and with a better grace in all his words and action?, than did this great and excellent person ; and he moved the hearts of all his auditors, some...
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Beeton's Complete orator, including the art of public speaking, and British ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - Eloquence - 1881 - 288 pages
...observations• of Whitelock, the chairman of the committee which was conducting the prosecution : " Certainly, never any man acted such a part on such a theatre,...greater reason, judgment, and temper ; and with a better force in all his words and actions, than did this great and excellent person, so that he moved the...
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The Works, Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1883
...which, Whitlocke, no friend to the Earl or his cause, has left the following testimony : " Certainly never any man acted such a part on such a theatre with more wisdome, constancy, and eloquence, with greater reason, judgment, and temper, and with a better grace...
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