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" Upon the whole, there was in this man something that could create, subvert, or reform; an understanding, a spirit, and an eloquence, to summon mankind to society, or to break the bonds of slavery asunder, and to rule the wildness of free minds with unbounded... "
A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All ... - Page 172
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1832 - 527 pages
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...flashings of the mind, which, like those of his eye, were felt, but could not be followed. Upon the whole, l und erstand ing, a spirit, and an eloquence to summon mankind to society, or to break the bonds of...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, Ư of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...said exactly the same things in the same manner. " Upon the whole," in the words of Mr. Grattan, " there was in this man something that could create,...society, or to break the bonds of slavery asunder, and rule the wildncss of free minds with unbounded authority ; something that could establish or overwhelm...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Biography & Autobiography - 1852 - 947 pages
...flashings of his mind, which, like those of his eye, were felt, but could not be followed. Upon the whole, there was in this man something that could create,...society, or to break the bonds of slavery asunder, and rule the wildness of free minds with unbounded authority ; something that could establish or overwhelm...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852
...those of his eye, were felt, but could not be followed. Upon the whole, there was in this man somtthing that could create, subvert, or reform ; an understanding,...eloquence to summon mankind to society, or to break the bond* at slavery asunder, and rule the wildness of free minds with unbounded authority ; something...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1853 - 480 pages
...of the mind, which, like those of the eye, were felt, but could not be followed*. 5. Upon the whole, there was in this man something that could create',...break the bonds of slavery asunder, and to rule the wildness of free minds with unbounded authority ; something that could establish', or overwhelm" empires,...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1853 - 364 pages
...eloquence, I to summon mankind to society, | or to brea& the bonds of slavery asun'der, — I something to rule the wilderness of free minds | with unbounded authority; | something that could establish, or overwhelm1 empire, | and striAe a blow in the World, | that should resound through the universe. |...
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Speeches of The Right Hon

Henry Grattan - 1854
...spinning of a cannon ball, he was still alive with fatal, unapproachable activity. Upon the whole, there was In this man something that could create,...society, or to break the bonds of slavery asunder, and rule the wildness of free minds with unbounded authority ; something that could establish or overwhelm...
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Elocutionary Reader

Salem Town - Readers - 1855 - 480 pages
...that •would create, | subvert, | or reform; | an understanding, | a spirit, | and an eloquence, j to summon mankind to society, | or to break the bonds of slavery asunder ; | something to rule the wilderness of free minds | with unbounded authority; | something that could...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...flashings of the mind, which, like those of his eye, were felt, but could not be followed. Upon the whole, there was in this man something that could create,...break the bonds of slavery asunder, and to rule the wildness of free minds with unbounded authority; something that could establish or overwhelm empire,...
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New Sixth Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
...of the mind, which, like those of the eye, were/eft', but could not be followed^. 5. Upon the whole, there was in this man something that could create',...break the bonds of slavery asunder, and to rule the wildness of free minds with unbounded authority; something that could establish', or overwhelm^ empires,...
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