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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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An American Biographical and Historical Dictionary: Containing an Account of ...

William Allen - North America - 1832 - 800 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. Every man of an immense crowded audience appeared to me to go away, as I did, ready to...
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Encyclopędia americana, Volume 9

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford, Henry Vethake - Reference - 1832
...summary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of tiis eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous...all before him. American independence was then and there bom. Every man, of an immense crowded audience, appeared to me to go away as I did, ready to...
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Questions and supplement to Goodrich's History of the United States

Joseph Emerson, Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1832 - 204 pages
...flame of fire ! With a promptitude of classical »Ilusione, ta depth of research, a > nil euift'mary of historical events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glare ctf his «•yes into futurity, and a rapid tori (;iit of impetuous eloquence, . he hurried awav all...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 5

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - American literature - 1833
...but Otis," in the language of the elder President Adams, who heard him, " 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 eye into futurity," (that glorious futurity, which he lived not, alas, to enjoy,) " and...
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A popular cyclopedia of history: ancient and modern, forming a copious ...

Francis Alexander Durivage - History - 1835 - 708 pages
...histunc.u events and dates, a profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glance of his eves into futuntv. and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence. he hurried...all before him. American independence was then and there born." In 17t>4, he married Abigail Smith, daughter of the Rev. William Smith of Weymouth, a...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 9

Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835
...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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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 637 pages
...but Otis,' in the language of the elder President Adams, who heard him, ' 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 eye into futurity,' (that glorious futurity, which he lived not, alas, to enjoy), ' and...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1836 - 508 pages
...peculiar language. "Otis," says he, "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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The Cape Cod Centennial Celebration at Barnstable, Sept. 3, 1839, of the ...

Barnstable (Mass.) - Barnstable (Mass.) - 1840 - 92 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 ' non sine diis animosus infans,' the god-befriended,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 67

George Walter Prothero - 1841
...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,...all before him. American independence was then and there born. Every man of an immense crowded audience appeared to me to go away, as I did, ready to...
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