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" Otis was a flame of fire. With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glare of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence,... "
American Political and Military Biography: In Two Parts. Part I. The ... - Page 54
1825 - 424 pages
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A History of Boston: The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - Boston (Mass.) - 1828 - 427 pages
...rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetick glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of...impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before him. 'Then ana there,' says President John Adams, ' was the first scene of the first act of opposition to...
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A History of Boston: The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - Boston (Mass.) - 1828 - 427 pages
...concluded, 'Otis burst forth as with ' a flame of fire : with a promptitude of classical allusion, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical...events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetick glance of bis eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried...
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A History of Boston: The Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - Boston (Mass.) - 1828 - 427 pages
...summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetick glance of bis eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before him. 'Then and there,' says President John Adams, ' was the first scene of the first act of opposition to...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 1

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
...profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of eloquence, he hurried away all before him. American independence was then and there born. The seeds of patriots and heroes to defend the non rime dns animosus infans, were then...
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A political and civil history of the United States of America: from the year ...

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828 - 528 pages
...was a flame of fire ! with a promptitude of classical allusion, a depth of research, a rapid survey of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of eloquence, he hurried away all before him....
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 1

Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...vivid account. " Otis," says be, " was a flame of fire ! With a promptitude of classical allusion, a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 9

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1832
...discourse which he pronounced, president Adams the elder says, " Otis was a flame of fire : with a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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A POPULAR DICTIONARY OF ARTS, SCIENCES, LITERATURE, HISTORY, POLITICS AND ...

FRANCIS LIEBER, E. WIGGLEWORTH ANF T.G. BRADFORD - 1832
...discourse which he pronounced, president Adams the elder says, " Otis was a flame of fire : with a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of bis eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of ...

William Allen - United States - 1832 - 800 pages
...His antagonist was Mr. Gridley. Of his speech John Adams said — "Otis was a flame of fire: with a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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