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" And if he were not the greatest king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings great and happy, no other prince was ever unhappy who was possessed of half his virtues and endowments, and so much without any kind of vice. "
Oliver Cromwell and His Times - Page 269
by Thomas Cromwell - 1822 - 588 pages
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The history of the rebellion and civil-war in Ireland, Volume 2

Ferdinando Warner - Ireland - 1768
...gentleman, the beft mafter, the beft friend, the beft hufband, the beft father, and the beft Chrtftian, that the age in which he lived produced : and if he was not the greateft King, if he was not poflefied of fome parts and qualities which have made fome Kings great...
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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
...by the people in general of the three nations as any of his predecessors had ever been. To conclude, he was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the...that the age in which he lived produced. And if he were not the greatest king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings...
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Elements of general knowledge: introductory to useful books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Literary Criticism - 1805
...Nocte tegi propria patiamur crimina gentis. Lord Clarendon concludes his character in these words: " He was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the...friend, the best husband, the best father, and the best christfan, that the age he lived in produced," Clarendon's History, vol. iii, p. 199, This eminent...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 1

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...juxta-position, if its length were not an impediment. The conclusion, however, shall be given. King Charles " was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the...that the age in which he lived produced: and if he were not the greatest king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings...
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Memoirs of a traveller [calling himself Duchillou] now in retirement ...

Louis Dutens - 1806
...to severe councils, how " reasonable soever urged " To conclude, he was the worthiest gentle" man, the best master, the best friend, " the best husband,...that the age in which " he lived produced: And if he were not *' the greatest King, if he were without " some parts and qualities, which have " made some...
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Memoirs of a traveller, now in retirement, Volume 1

Louis Dutens - Europe - 1806
...severe councils, how " reasonable soever urged " To conclude, he was the worthiest gentle" man, the best master, the best friend, " the best husband,...that the age in which '< he lived produced: And if he were not " the greatest King, if he were without " some parts and qualities, which have " made some...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 1

Horace Walpole, Thomas Park - English literature - 1806
...husband, the best father, and the best Christian that the age in which he lived produced : and if he were not the greatest king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings great and happy; no other prince was ever unhappy who was possessed of half...
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The General chronicle and literary magazine

1811
...education his son was one by principle ; Charles the First was, as Lord Clarendon describes him, ' the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best...husband, the best father, and the best Christian, of the age in which be lived.' Charles the Second was a compound of all the vices that debase a human...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1812
...propria patiamur crimina gentis. Lord Clarendon concludes his character in these words : " He was "? tile worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best friend,...best father, and the best Christian, that the age he lived in pixxluccd," Clarendon's History, vol. iii, p. 199. This eminent wri- ,, ter is supposed...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...modest, chaste, temperate, religious, personally brave, and we may join the noble historian in saying, ' He was the worthiest gentleman, the best master, the best friend, the best hushand, thr best father, and the best Christian of the age in which he lived.' He had the misfortune...
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