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" Dr. Mommsen is the latest scholar who has acquired European distinction by writing on Roman History. But he is much more than a scholar. He is a man of genius, of great original force, and daring to the extreme in his use of it ; a philosopher in his... "
The provinces of the Roman empire from Caesar to Diocletian - Page 375
by Theodor Mommsen, William Purdie Dickson - 1886
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Historical characters: Talleyrand, Cobbett, Mackintosh, Canning, Volume 2

Baron Henry Lytton Bulwer Dalling and Bulwer - Statesmen, British - 1868
...a man of genius, of great original force, and daring to the extreme in his use of it; a philosopher in his power of reproducing men; witty, with a dash...and humorous, after a dry, sarcastic fashion, which, comhined with hU erudition, recalls Scott's Oldbuckn and Bradwardines. His elaborate portrait of Cresar...
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A Series of Letters: Of the First Earl of Malmesbury, His Family ..., Volume 2

James Harris Earl of Malmesbury - Europe - 1870
...man of genius, of great original force, and daring to the extreme in his use of it ; a philosopher in his power of reproducing men ; witty, with a dash...Oldbucks and Bradwardines. His elaborate portrait of Ctcsar is, we venture to say, one of the best pieces of biographical delineation that this century...
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The correspondence of ... William Wickham from the year 1794. Ed., with ...

William Wickham - 1870
...the extreme in his use of it ; ft philosopher in his power of reproducing men ; witty, with n da,-h of poetic fancy; and humorous, after a dry, sarcastic...fashion which, combined with his erudition, recalls Scott'* Oldbuck* and Bnuhvardines. His elaborate poj-trnit of Ca^ar IB, we venture to say, one of the...
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Sixty-nine Years at the Court of Prussia: From the Recollections ..., Volume 2

Sophie Marie Voss (Gräfin von) - Prussia (Germany) - 1876
...man of genius, of great original force, and daring to the extreme in his use of it ; a philosopher in his power of reproducing men ; witty, with a dash...Oldbucks and Bradwardines. His elaborate portrait ot Cassar is, we venture to say, one of the best pieces of biographical delineation that this century...
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Memorials of the South Saxon See and Cathedral Church of Chichester

William Richard Wood Stephens - Cathedrals - 1876 - 357 pages
...a philosopher in his power of reproducing men ; witty, with a dash of poetic fancy; and humourous, after a dry, sarcastic fashion, which, combined with...Caesar is, we venture to say, one of the best pieces of biogr.iphical delineation that this century has produced. Dr. Mommsen'a style of char/ict-r-drawing...
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Memorials of the South Saxon See and Cathedral Church of Chichester

William Richard Wood Stephens - Cathedrals - 1876 - 357 pages
...witty, with a dash of poetic fancy ; and humourous, after a dry, sarcastic fashion, which, combinod with his erudition, recalls Scott's Oldbucks and Bradwardines....portrait of Caesar is, we venture to say, one of the btst pieces of biogr iphical delineation that this century has produced. Dr. Mommsen's style of character-drawing...
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Memorials of the South Saxon See and Cathedral Church of Chichester

William Richard Wood Stephens - 1876 - 357 pages
...man of genius, of great original force, and daring to the extreme in his use of it ; a philosopher in his power of reproducing men ; witty, with a dash of poetic fancy ; and humourous, after a dry, sarcastic fashion, which, combined with his erudition, recalls Scott's Oldbucks...
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Sixty-nine years at the court of Prussia, tr. by E. and A. Stephenson

Sophie Wilhelmine C.M. Voss (gräfin von.) - 1876
...man of genius, of great otiginal force, and daring to the extreme in his use of it ; a philosopher in his power of reproducing men ; witty, with a dash of poetic fancy ; anil humorous, after a dry, sarcastic fashion, whirh, combined with his erudition, recalls Scott's...
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The Story of the Life of Pius the Ninth, Volume 2

Thomas Adolphus Trollope - 1877
...man of genius, of great original force, and daring to the extreme in his use of it ; a philosopher in his power of reproducing men ; witty, with a dash of poetic fancy : and humourous, after a dry, sarcastic fashion, which, combined with his erudition, recalls Scott's Oldbucks...
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The Literary Remains of ... C.F.T.D.

Charles Frederick Tyrwhitt Drake - Jerusalem - 1877 - 320 pages
...man of genius, of great original force, and daring to the extreme in his use of it ; a philosopher in his power of reproducing men ; witty, with a dash of poetic fancy : and humourous, after a dry, sarcastic fashion, which, combined with his erudition, recalls Scott's Oldbucks...
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