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" Remarkable for beauty, but far more for a masculine intellect and clear understanding, she instilled into me from my cradle the strongest desire for information, and the first principles of that persevering energy in the pursuit of every kind of knowledge... "
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HENRY LORD BRUOGHAM - Page 20
by HIMSELF - 1871
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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 31

Law - 1871
...sister of Dr. Robertson, tended materially to mould his character. " Remarkable for beauty," he says, " but far more for a masculine intellect and clear understanding,...talents I may possess, has enabled me to stick to, and accomplish, how far successfully it is not for me to say, every task I ever undertook." It has often...
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Arthur's Home Magazine, Volumes 37-38

Timothy Shay Arthur - Art - 1871
...my paternal grandmother. But I should be most ungrateful if I said nothing of my other grandmother, Dr. Robertson's sister, for to her I owe all my success...I may possess, has enabled me to stick to, and to accomplish—how far successfully it is not for me to say— every task I ever undertook." CHAKLE8...
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PORTRAIT GALLERY OF EMINENT MEN AND WOMEN OF EUROPE AND AMERICA

EVERT A. DUYCKINCK - 1872
...the mother of this lady, his grandmother, says Lord Brougham, writing in the fulness of his fame, " I owe all my success in life. From my earliest infancy...is not for me to say. every task I ever undertook." Having been taught by 'his father to read, Henry began his school education, when very young, at a...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 135

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - Literary Criticism - 1872
...unbounded in acknowledgment. To his maternal grandmother, he says, ' I owe all my success in life. ... She instilled into me from my cradle the strongest...desire for information, and the first principles of 1872. The Life and Times of Henry Lord Brougham. 503 persevering energy in the pursuit of every kind...
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The United Presbyterian magazine

1874
...from his earliest infancy till the period of his leaving college. ' Remarkable for beauty,' he adds, ' but far more for a masculine intellect and clear understanding,...and to accomplish — how far successfully it is not fur me to say — every task I ever undertook.' Brougham relates in his autobiography that when, as...
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Character

Samuel Smiles - Character - 1876 - 388 pages
...sister of Professor Ixobertson, as having been mainly instrumental in instilling into his mind a strong desire for information, and the first principles of...energy in the pursuit of every kind of knowledge which formed his prominent characteristic throughout life. Canning's mother was an Irishwoman of great natural...
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Great movements and those who achieved them

Henry James Nicoll - 1881
...in life. She instilled into him from his cradle the strongest desire for information, and, he adds, 'the first principles of that persevering energy in...is not for me to say, every task I ever undertook.' At a later period of his life he received valuable assistance in his studies from his distinguished...
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Great Movements: And Those who Achieved Them, Volume 20

Henry James Nicoll - Inventors - 1882 - 487 pages
...life. She instilled into him from his cradle the strongest desire for information, and, he adds, " the first principles of that persevering energy in...is not for me to say, every task I ever undertook." At a later period of his life he received valuable assistance in his studies from his distinguished...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 155

George Walter Prothero - 1883
...earliest infancy till I left College, with the exception of the time we passed at Brougham with my tutor, I was her companion. Remarkable for beauty, but far...for information, and the first principles of that perseverance in the pursuit of every kind of knowledge which, more than any natural talents I may possess,...
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