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" And therefore his death was no less congratulated on the one party, than it was condoled in the other. In a word, what was said of Cinna might well be applied to him ; " he had " a head to contrive, and a tongue to persuade, " and a hand to execute, any... "
Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern - Page 153
by Eccentric biography - 1801
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England,: Begun in the Year ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1707
...was no lels pleafing to the One Party, than it was condoled in the Other. In a word, what was faid of Cinna, might well be applied to Him; "he had a Head to " contrive, and a Tongue to perfwade, and a Hand to exe" cute, any mi (chief. Mis death therefore fcem'd to be...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in ..., Volume 3

Edward Hyde of Clarendon - 1707
...was no lefs pleafing to the One Party, than it was condoled in the Ocher. In a word, what was faid of Cinna, might well be applied to Him ; " he had a Head to " contrive, and a Tongue to perfwade, and a Hand to exe" cute, any mifchief. His death therefore fcem'd to be a...
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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
...lefs pleafing to the One Party, than it was condoled in the Other. In a word, what was faid ofcimta, might well be applied to Him; "He had a Head to " contrive, and a Tongue to perfwade, and a Hand to exe" cute, any mifchicf. His death therefore fecm'd to be a...
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The dying speeches and behaviour of the several state prisoners that have ...

Cambden, Burnet - Social Science - 1720 - 495 pages
...was no lefs pleafing to the one Party, than it was condol'd in the other : In a Word, what was faid of Cinna might well be applied to him. He had a Head to contrive, and a Tongue to perfuade, and a Hand to execute any Mifchief. His Death therefore feem*d to be a great...
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The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year ...

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1731
...was no Icfs pleafing to the One Party, than it was condoled in the Other. In a word, what was faid of Cinna, might well be applied to him; " He had a Head to " contrive, and a Tongue to periwadc, and a Hand to exe" cute, any miichief. His death therefore icem'd to be a...
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Characters of Eminent Men in the Reigns of Charles I and II: Including the ...

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1793 - 201 pages
...less pleasing to the one party, than it was condoled in the other. In a word, what was said of Cla1m, might well be applied to him ; " he had a ' head to contrive, and a tongue to persuade, and " a hand to execute, any mischief." His death therefore seemed to be...
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The history of Catiline's conspiracy [by Sallust] with the four orations of ...

Gaius Sallustius Crispus, Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1795
...invite, solicit, and inveigle, all whom he thought fit for his purposes; and what he could he dared ; he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute. He had the exact measure of every man's abilities, and could assign to each his proper...
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A new and general biographical dictionary: containing an historical and ...

William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares - Biography - 1798
...left . pleafing to the one party than it was condoled in the other. In a word, what was faid of China might well be applied to him: he had a head to contrive, a -tongue to perfuade, and a hand to execute, any mitchief, or," as the hiftorian fays elfewhere, '' any good."...
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An Universal Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing a Faithful ...

John Watkins - Biography - 1800 - 924 pages
...drawing his charafter at great length, concludes in thefe re. markable terms : " In a word, what was faid of Cinna might well be applied to him : he had a head to contrive, a tongue to ptrfuade, and a heart to execute any milchief." HAMSA, a mohammedan donor, who wrote a book in oppofuion...
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An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste

Richard Payne Knight - 1805
...metaphorically to signify energy or power, as the heart is to signify affection, or the head intellect. '* He had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute any mischief," says a noble historian, of the leader of a hostile party ; by which,...
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