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" are most of them old decayed serving men, and tapsters and such kind of fellows and,' said I, 'their troops are gentlemen's sons, younger sons and persons of quality. Do you think that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter... "
Oliver Cromwell and His Times - Page 121
by Thomas Cromwell - 1822 - 588 pages
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Life of Oliver Cromwell, Lord ...

William Harris - Great Britain - 1762 - 543 pages
...gentlemens fons, younger ' fons, and pcrfons of quality, do you think that the ' fpirits of fuch bafe and mean fellows will be ever able * to encounter gentlemen, that have honour and cour4 age and refolution in them ? Truly I prefented him * in this manner confciencioufly, and truly...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Life of Oliver Cromwell, Lord ...

William Harris - Great Britain - 1762 - 543 pages
...gentlemens fons, younger ' fons, and perfons of quality, do you think that the ' fpirits of fuch bafe and mean fellows will be ever able * to encounter gentlemen, that have honour and courf age and refolution in them ? Truly I prefented him * in this manner confciencioufly, and truly...
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A description of the memorable sieges and battles in the north of England ...

Thomas Fairfax (3rd baron.), James Stanley (7th earl of Derby.) - 1786
...and perfons of quality : and do you think that the fpirit of fugh bafe and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour, and courage, and resolution in them ? You rnuft get men of a fpirit, and (take it not ill what I fay) of a fpirit that is likely to gp...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 7, Part 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Frederic Shoberl, Joseph Nightingale, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, John Evans, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1808
...and persons of quality. And do you think that the spirits of such hase and mean fellows, will ever be able to encounter gentlemen that have honour, and courage. and resolution, in them ? You must get men of a spirit, and (take it not ill what 1 say) of a spirit that is likely to go on...
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An historical and critical account of the lives and writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814
...and, said I, their troops are gentlemens sons, younger sons, and persons of quality, do you think that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will be...honour and courage and resolution in them ? Truly I presented him in this manner conscienciously, and truly I did tell him, you must get men of a spirit,...
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An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of ..., Volume 3

William Harris - 1814
...honour and courage and resolution in them ? Truly I presented him in this manner conscienciously, and truly I did tell him, you must get men of a spirit, and take it not ill what I say, (I know you will not) of a spirit that is likely to go on as far as...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 3

Francis Wrangham - Biography & Autobiography - 1816
...of good quality. And do you think, that the mean spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen, that have honour and courage and resolution in them? You must get men of a spirit ; and, take it not ill what I say, of a spirit that is likely to go on...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the ..., Volume 8

David Hume - Great Britain - 1819
...good quality. And do you think that the mean spirits of such hase and low fellows as ours will ever be able to encounter gentlemen that have honour and courage and resolution in them ? You must get men of spirit, and take it not ill that I say, of a spirit that is likely to go as far...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 15; Volume 33

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1821
...Cromwell tells us, that he pointed this out to Hampden, and said, ' Do you think that the spirits 4 of such base and mean fellows will be ever able to...have honour, and courage, and resolution in ' them ?' Hampden, he adds, replied, that his notion was a good one but impracticable ; upon which Cromwell...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 25

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1821
...persons of quality : do you think that the spirits of such base and mean fellows will ever be enabled to encounter gentlemen that have honour and courage, and resolution in them ? Truly, I presented him in this manner conscientiously ; and truly I did tell him you must get men of a spirit...
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