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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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Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams, Sixth President of the United ...

William Henry Seward, John Mather Austin - Presidents - 1849 - 404 pages
...magnitude of the question, thus : "Otis 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, a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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Life and public services of John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United ...

William Henry Seward, John Mather Austin - Presidents - 1849 - 404 pages
...historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before him. AMERICAN INDEFENDENCE was then and there born. Every man of an unusually crowded audience, appeared to me to...
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Questions and supplement to Goodrich's History of the United States

Joseph Emerson, Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1851 - 198 pages
...cool reasoning, which were peculiar to his amiable character. But Otis was a flame of fire! Willi a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried awav all before him. Americau Independence was then and there born. The seeds of Patriots and Heroes...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1852
...orator uttered his denunciations. " With a promptitude of classical allusion and a depth of researeh, a rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authority, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence,...
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Review of Lord Mahon's History of the American Revolution. From ..., Volume 4

John Gorham Palfrey - United States - 1852 - 86 pages
...on record as to his sense of the importance of that transaction. " 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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Harper's Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - Literary Criticism - 1852
...Assembly, when the orator uttered his denunciations. " With a promptitude of classical allusion and a depth of research, a rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authority, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence,...
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Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania - 1853 - 426 pages
...speaking thus : " Otis was a flame of fire ; with a promptitude of classical allusions, depth of research, rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eye into futurity and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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The History of Massachusetts ...: The provincial period [1692-1775

John Stetson Barry - Massachusetts - 1856
...of the gifted orator. " Otis," says Adams, who was one of his hearers, " 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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Our Countrymen: Or, Brief Memoirs of Eminent Americans

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1855 - 407 pages
...proper." JAMES OTIS. " ATIS was a flame of fire. With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth \J of research, a rapid summary of historical events...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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BENSON J. LOSSING - 1855
...proper." JAMES OTIS. " ATIS was a flame of fire. With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth \J of research, a rapid summary of historical events...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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