Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 91 - 100 of 173 on Otis was a flame of fire. With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,....  
" 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
Full view - About this book

Cape Cod, the Right Arm of Massachusetts: An Historical Narrative

Charles Francis Swift - Cape Cod (Mass.) - 1897 - 391 pages
...John Adams say, in reference to that plea and occasion, "Otis was a fiame of fire ; with a prompirude of classical allusions, a depth of research, a rapid...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...
Full view - About this book

Scribner's popular history of the United States: from the earliest ...

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay, Noah Brooks - United States - 1898
...and there," says John Adams, " American Independence was born." " 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 into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before him. American...
Full view - About this book

James Otis, the Pre-revolutionist: A Brief Interpretation of the Life and ...

John Clark Ridpath - United States - 1898 - 112 pages
...from his notes of Thatcher's speech, says of the greater actor: "But 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...
Full view - About this book

Morris's Memorial History of Staten Island, New York, Volume 1

Ira K. Morris - Staten Island (New York, N.Y.) - 1898
...Adams, writing, of the event, said: "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 into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before him."...
Full view - About this book

The Essex Antiquarian, Volume 3

Sidney Perley - Essex County (Mass.) - 1899
...John Adams, who was present, in describing the scene, said that " 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...
Full view - About this book

Memoirs of King George the Third, his life and reign

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...Adams, laid the foundation of American independence. " Otis," he writes, " 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...
Full view - About this book

A history of the four Georges, Volume 3

Justin McCarthy - Great Britain - 1901
...young man when Otis spoke, who listened and took notes as the words fell from Otis's lips. ' 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 tempestuous eloquence, he hurried away all...
Full view - About this book

A history of the four Georges (and of William iv) by J. (and J.H.) McCarthy

Justin McCarthy - 1901
...young man when Otis spoke, who listened and took notes as the words fell from Otis's lips. ' 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 tempestuous eloquence, he hurried away all...
Full view - About this book

A History of the Four Georges and of William IV,

Justin McCarthy - Great Britain - 1901
...young man when Otis spoke, who listened and took notes as the words fell from Otis's lips. " 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 tempestuous eloquence, he hurried away all...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF