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" ... a character of virtues so happily tempered by one another, and so wholly unalloyed with any vices, as that of Washington, is hardly to be found in the pages of history... "
A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second: With an ... - Pagina 10
door Charles James Fox - 1808 - 201 pagina’s
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809
...and the purity of his morals was never questioned. In short, to use the words of a very great man, ' a character, of virtues so happily tempered ' by one another, and so wholly unalloyed with any vices, is hard' ly to be found in the pages of history. ' * Mr Marshall is steady in his approbation of the...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 4

1808
...Looking to this exception, " we must," says hi*, " reflect not only, that u character of virtue? sc happily tempered by one another, and so wholly unalloyed...of history, but that even Washington himself might iwt have been able to act his most glorious of all parts, without the existence of circumstances uncommonly...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 13

1809
...and the purity, of his morals was never questioned. In short, to use the words of a very great man, ' a character, of virtues so happily tempered * by one another, and so wholly unalloyed with any vices, is hard' ly to be found in the pages of history.' * Mr Marshall is steady in his approbntion of the...
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Exemplary and Instructive Biography: For the Study of Youth

Exemplary and instructive biography - 1836 - 334 pagina’s
...temperate, and the purity of his morals was never questioned. In short, to use the words of Mr Fox, " a character, of virtues so happily tempered by one another, and so wholly unalloyed with any vices, is hardly to be found in the pages of history." By all classes of citizens in the United States, the...
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History of the Counter-revolution in England, for the Re-establishment of ...

Armand Carrel, John [Lowther] (Lord Viscount Lonsdale.) - 1857 - 498 pagina’s
...a people whom their origin and near relation to us would almost warrant us to call our own nation, have afforded a splendid and perhaps a solitary exception,...to act his most glorious of all parts without the existance of circumstances uncommonly favourable, and almost peculiar to the country which was to be...
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The Life of George Washington

Edward Everett - 1860 - 348 pagina’s
...the only human being for whom I ever felt an awful reverence." Mr. Charles James Fox remarks of him, that "A character of virtues, so happily tempered by one another and so wholly unalloyed by any vices, as that of Washington, is hardly to be found on the pages of history." Lord Brougham,...
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Biography, exemplary and instructive

William Chambers - 1873 - 304 pagina’s
...temperate, and the purity of his morals was never questioned. In short, to use the words of Mr Fox, 'a character of virtues so happily tempered by one another, and so wholly unalloyed with any vices, is hardly to be found in the pages of history.' By all classes of citizens in the United States, the...
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OUR FIRST CENTURY: BRING A POPULAR DESCRIPTIVE PORTRAITURE OF THE One ...

R. M. DEVENS - 1876
...little and contemptible. I can not, indeed, help admiring the wisdom and fortune of this great man. A character, of virtues so happily tempered by one another, and so wholly unalloyed by any vices, is hardly to be found on the pages of history. For him it has been reserved to run the...
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The National Memorial Volume: Being a Popular Descriptive Portraiture of the ...

Richard Miller Devens - 1879 - 669 pagina’s
...little and contemptible. I can not, indeed, help admiring the wisdom and fortune of this great man. A character, of virtues so happily tempered by one another, and so wholly unalloyed by any vices, is hardly to be found on the pages of history. For him it has been reserved to' run the...
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American Progress: Or, The Great Events of the Greatest Century, Including ...

Richard Miller Devens - 1883 - 739 pagina’s
...little and contemptible. I can not, indeed, help admiring the wisdom and fortune of this great man. A character, of virtues so happily tempered by one another, and so wholly unalloyed by any vices, is hardly to be found on the pages of history. For him it has been reserved to run the...
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