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" .In a word, what was said of Cinna might well be applied to him, he had a head to contrive and a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute any mischief. His death, therefore, seemed to be a great deliverance to the nation "
Dictionary of National Biography - Page 258
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1717
...was no lefs pleafing to the One Party, than it was condoled in the Other. In a word, what was faid of cinna, might well be applied to Him; "He had a Head to " contrive, and a Tongue to perfwade, and a Hand to exe" cute, any mifchief. His death therefore feem'd to be a great deliverance...
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The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England, begun in the year ...

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1717
...lefs pleafing to the One Party, than it was condoled in the Other. In a word, what was faid. of cima, might well be applied to Him ; " He had a Head to "contrive, and a Tongue to perfwade, and a Hand to exe" cute, any mifchief. His death therefore feem'd to be a great deliverance...
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The dying speeches and behaviour of the several state prisoners that have ...

Cambden, Burnet - Social Science - 1720 - 495 pages
...lefs pleafing to the one Party, than it was condol'd in the other : In a Word, what was faid of Citma might well be applied to him. He had a Head to contrive, and a Tongue to perfuade, and A Hand to execute any Mifchief. His Death therefore feem'd to be a great Deliverance...
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An historical and critical account of the life of Charles the ..., Volume 1

William Harris - 1766
...not his editors, as has been groundlefly promulgated), 'What has ' been faid of Cinna, might be well applied to him ; he * had a head to contrive, and a tongue to perfwade, and (i)HlA.of * a hand to execute any mifchief (^)-' Few readers li<np ^66. w 1^ fubmic to...
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The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

Frederic Hervey - Great Britain - 1779
...this great man, both as to virtues and talents, concludes with laying : " In a word, what was faidof Cinna, might well be applied to him : He had a head to contrive, a tongue to perfuade, and a hand t execute any mifchief, his death, therefore, feemcd to be a great...
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An Universal Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing a Faithful ...

John Watkins - Biography - 1800
...drawing his charafter at great length, concludes in thefe re. markable terms : " In a word, what was faid of Cinna might well be applied to him : he had a head to contrive, a tongue to ptrfuade, and a heart to execute any milchief." HAMSA, a mohammedan donor, who wrote a...
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The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Volume 3

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - Great Britain - 1807
...was no lefs plealing to the one party, than it was condoled in the other. In a word, what was faid of Cinna might well be applied to him; " he had a head to contrive, " and a tongue to perfuade, and a hand to execute, any " mifchief." His death therefore leemed to be a great deliverance...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...to the one party, than it was condoled in the other. In a word, what was said of China, might \vefl be applied to him: " He had a head to contrive, and a tongue to persuade, and a band to execute any mischief;" [or as the historian says elsewhere,] " any good." It must be remembered,...
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Memoirs of the King's Supremacy, and of the Rise, Progress and Results of ...

Thomas Brooke Clarke - Church and state - 1809 - 401 pages
...he depended on their counsels and advice. In a word, savs Clarendon, what was stated of China, might be applied to him : " he had a head to contrive, and...to persuade, and a hand to execute any mischief." He was distinguished by his discernment in council, and eloquence in debate: and his valour, during...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...to the one party, than it was condoled in the other. In a word, what was said of Cinna, might weft be applied to him: " He had a head to contrive, and...to persuade, and a hand to execute any mischief;" [or as the historiam *ays elsewhere,] " any good." It must be remembered, that this character 1 of...
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