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" You feel, by the emptiness and deadness of them, that you converse with some dreaming pedant with his elbow on his desk; not with an active, ambitious tyrant, with his hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects. "
The Works of Richard Bentley - Page 173
by Richard Bentley, Sir Isaac Newton - 1836
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The Epistles of Phalaris: Tr. Into English from the Original Greek

Phalaris - 1706 - 189 pages
...of them, that you converts with Ibme dreaming Pedant with his Elbow on the Desk.; not with an aftive ambitious Tyrant, with his Hand on his Sword, commanding a Million of Subjects. All that takes or affefts you is a Stiffhefs, and Statelinefs, and Operofencfi of Stile : but as that is improper and...
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Memoirs of the Life and Negotiations of Sir W. Temple ...: Containing the ...

Abel Boyer - Biography & Autobiography - 1714 - 424 pages
...them, * that you converfe with, fome dreaming Pedant ' with his Elbow on his Desk; not with anaftive, * ambitious Tyrant, with his Hand on his Sword, * commanding a Million of Subjefts. All that takes * and affe&s you, is StifFnefs and Statelinefs, and * Openfentfs of Stile...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1835
...that when reading this pseudo-Phalaris, " you feel, by the emptiness and deadness of his production, that you converse with some dreaming pedant, with...hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects." Finally, he argues against the authenticity of the letters from their late appearance in the world...
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 14

Thomas De Quincey - 1853
...And the actual result is that every reader of sense heartily accedes to Bentley's sentence ' You feel, by the emptiness and deadness of them, that...hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects.' It remains that we should say a few words on Bentley's character, and the general amount of his claims....
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 4

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...that when reading this pscudo-Phalaris, " you feel, by the emptiness and deadness of his production, that you converse with some dreaming pedant, with...hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects." Finally, he argues against the authenticity of the letters from their late appearance in the world...
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Essays on Philosophical Writers and Other Men of Letters, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey - 1854
...And the actual result is that every reader of sense heartily accedes to Bentley's sentence ' You feel, by the emptiness and deadness of them, that...hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects.' It remains that we should say a few words on Bentley's character, and the general amount of his claims....
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De Quincey's works

Thomas De Quincey - 1858
...reader of sense heartily accedes to Bentley's sentence "You feel, by the emptiness and deaduess of them, that you converse with some dreaming pedant...hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects." It remains that I should say a few words on Bentley's character, and the general amount of his claims....
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Writings, Volume 14

Thomas De Quincey - 1865
...And the actual result is that every reader of sense heartily accedes to Bentley's sentence ' You feel, by the emptiness and deadness of them, that...hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects.' It remains that we should say a few words on Bentley's character, and the general amount of his claims....
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Richard Bentley and other writings

Thomas De Quincey - 1863
...prejudiced. And the actual result is, that every reader of sense heartily accedes to Bentley's sentence "You feel, by the emptiness and deadness of them,...hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects." It remains that I should say a few words on Bentley's character, and the general amount of his claims....
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The Works of Thomas De Quincey: Richard Bentley and other writings

Thomas De Quincey - 1863
...prejudiced. And the actual result is, that every reader of sense heartily accedes to Bentley's sentence "You feel, by the emptiness and deadness of them,...hand on his sword, commanding a million of subjects." It remains that I should say a few words on Bentley'a character, and the general amount of his claims....
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