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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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A Popular Cyclopedia of History, Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious ...

Francis Alexander Durivage - Chronology, Historical - 1841 - 717 pages
...and thus eulogizes the orator. " 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 eves into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before...
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The New-York Review, Volume 10

1842
...thus stir up the languid fires of an old man of eighty-three ! " Otis was a flame of fire ! With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence which hurried all away before him. American Independence was then and there born. The seeds of patriots...
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The New York Review, Volumes 1-10

Francis Lister Hawks, Lambert Lilly, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - Bibliography - 1842
...of eighty-three ! " Otis was a flame of fire ! With a promptitude of classical allusions, a deptli of research, a rapid summary of historical events...futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence which hurried all away before him. American Independence was then and there born. The seeds of patriots...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - United States - 1843 - 847 pages
...language of president Adams, ' 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. American...
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The Library of American Biography, Volume 12

Jared Sparks - United States - 1844
...of great mildness and moderation. " But," said President Adams, " 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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Questions and Supplement to Goodrich's History of the United States

Joseph Emerson - United States - 1846 - 192 pages
...cool reasoning, which were peculiar to his amiable character. But Otis was a flame of (ire! With a promptitude of classical allusions, a depth of research,...profusion of legal authorities, a prophetic glare of bis eyes into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before him....
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The Library of American Biography

Jared Sparks - United States - 1847
...moderation. But," said President Ada.mS, " Otis was a flame of fire ; with a promptitvuip ol cksskaA allusions, a depth of research, a rapid summary of...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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Orators of the American Revolution

Elias Lyman Magoon - Orators - 1848 - 456 pages
...fire," says John Adams, in his sketch of the scene. " With a promptitude of classical allusions, and 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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An Address Before the Detroit Young Mens' Society: Delivered by Request ...

William Woodbridge - New England - 1849 - 23 pages
...mildness and moderation. But, in the language of president Adams, 'Otis was a ame 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...
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The era and the apostles of self-government: an oration delivered before the ...

J. S. B. Thacher - 1849 - 32 pages
...and able, delivered in a tone of great mildness and moderation. 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 into futurity, and a rapid torrent of impetuous eloquence, he hurried away all before him. *...
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