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" He was a man of a pleasant and companionable wit and conversation ; of an universal jollity; and such a license in his words, and in his actions, that a man of less virtue could not be found... "
Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United ... - Page 67
edited by - 1898
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in ..., Volume 3

Edward Hyde of Clarendon - 1707
...was a Man of a pleafant, and Companionable Wit, and Converfation ; of an univerfal Jollity ; and fuch a licence in his Words, and in his Actions, that a Man of lefs Virtue could not be found out : fo that one might reafonably have believ'd, that a Man fo qualified,...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1717
...was a Man of a pleafant, and Companiable Wit, and Converfation ; of an univerfal Jollity ; and fuch a licence in his Words, and in his Actions, that a Man of lefs Virtue could not be found out ; fo that one might reafonably have believ'd, that a Man fo qualified,...
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Waller ...

Edmund Waller - Poetry - 1806
...more innocent, as well as more honourable, than what he afterwards engaged in ! ' He was a man of a companionable wit and conversation, of an universal...in his words and in his actions, that a man of less virtne could not be found out ; so that one might reasonably have believed that a man so qualified...
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A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and ..., Volume 3

John Pinkerton - Africa - 1809
...they difpenfed with. He became the head of their party, and got the ftyle of a godly man. Yet of fuch a licence in his words and in his actions, that a man of lefs virtue could not be found out f." What a picture of fanatical priefl-hood ? which could endure,...
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Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain, Volume 7

Edmund Lodge - Great Britain - 1835 - 12 pages
...proposed to trust, so his business was to join with those to whom he owed his promotion. He was a man of a pleasant and companionable wit and conversation ; of an universal jollity ; and such a license in his words and in his actions that a man of less virtue could not be found out ; so that...
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The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, Volume 3

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1839
...purposed to trust; so his business was to join with those to whom he owed his promotion. He was a man of a pleasant and companionable wit and conversation ; of an universal jollity; and such a license in his words, and in his actions, that a man of less virtue could not be found out: so that...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 10

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1847
...Earl of Warwick, and became the wellknown parliamentary admiral ; " a man," according to Clarendon, " of a pleasant and companionable wit and conversation ; of an universal jollity; and such a license in his words and in his actions, that a man of less virtue could not be found out." Henry,...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together ..., Volume 2

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1849
...purposed to trust; so his business was to join with those to whom he owed his promotion. He was a man of a pleasant and companionable wit and conversation ; of an universal jollity ; and such a license in his words and in his actions, that a man of less virtue could not be found out : so that...
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The Chronicles of Castle Cornet, Guernsey, with Details of Its Nine Years ...

Ferdinand Brock Tupper - 1851 - 324 pages
...without any esteem or trust on the part of his Majesty. According to Clarendon, Lord Warwick " was a man of a pleasant and companionable wit and conversation, of an universal jollity, and such a sIt does not ppear hy Sir Peter Otborne'a dcseendinU dropped the "ГшД' e ц*** fora1erI7...
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Recollections of Literary Characters and Celebrated Places: Dr. Maginn. Ham ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Authors, English - 1854
...of Holland House. What words can paint him more to the life than those of Clarendon ? " He was a man of a pleasant and companionable wit and conversation ; of an universal jollity, and such a license in bis words and in his actions, that a man of less virtue could not be found out. Rut with...
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