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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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The Life of James Otis, of Massachusetts: Containing Also, Notices of Some ...

William Tudor - United States - 1823 - 508 pages
...rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of...all before him. American Independence was then and there born. The seeds of patriots and heroes, to defend the JVbn sine Diis animosus infans ;* to defend...
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Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events ...

Jedidiah Morse - United States - 1824 - 450 pages
...cool reasoning which were peculiar to his amiable character. But Otis was a flame of fire ! \^*fha promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...all before him. American Independence was then and there born. The seeds of Patriots and Heroes to defend the non sine Diis animosus infans ; — to defend...
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A History of Boston, the Metropolis of Massachusetts, from Its Origin to the ...

Caleb Hopkins Snow - Boston (Mass.) - 1825 - 400 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 Presidenl John Adams, ' was the first scene of the first act of opposition to...
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The Worcester Magazine and Historical Journal, Volume 1

Worcester County (Mass.) - 1826
...pronounced. " But Otis," to use the language of the ex-president Adams, " 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 rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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The Worcester Magazine and Historical Journal: Containing Topographical and ...

William Lincoln, Christopher Columbus Baldwin - 1826
...pronounced. " But Otis," to use the language of the ex-president Adams, •- was a flame ot fife ; 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 rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 pages
...other actors, he says — but " Otis was a flame of fire I 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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A Discourse on the Lives and Characters of Thomas Jefferson and ..., Volume 1

William Wirt - Presidents - 1826 - 69 pages
...his own burning phraseology. " 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, and a rapid torrent " of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...rapid summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of...all before him. American Independence was then and there born." And he adds — " Every man of an immense crowded audience appeared to me to go away,...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827
...his own burning phraseology. " 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, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Volume 8

John Sanderson, Robert Waln, Henry Dilworth Gilpin - 1827
...he said of this same harangue, " 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, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried all before...
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