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" Guess my surprise when on my arrival at Richmond, and mentioning the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard of James Waddel. "
Anecdotes of the Blind - Page 32
by Abram V. Courtney - 1835 - 52 pages
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The British Spy, Or, Letters to a Member of the British Parliament: Written ...

William Wirt - 1804 - 105 pages
...mentioning the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard of JAMES WADDELL. Is it not strange that such a genius as this, so accomplished...permitted to languish and die in obscurity, within eight miles of the metropolis of Virginia ?. LETTER VIU BRITISH SPY. LETTER VI. RICHMOND, OCTOI1R 15....
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 1

1804
...mentioning the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard of James Walhcll ! Is it not strange that such a genius as this, so accomplished a scholar, so divine an orator, should he permitted to languish and die in obscurity within eighty miles of the metropolis of Virginia ! To...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - 1805 - 128 pages
...mentioning the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard of James Waddell i Is it not strange, that such a genius as this, so accomplished a scholar, bo divine an orator, should be permitted to languish and die in obscurity, within eighty miles of the...
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The History of South-Carolina: From Its First Settlement in 1670 ..., Volume 2

David Ramsay - 1809 - 602 pages
...mention£e ing the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard of James Waddel. Is it not strange that " such a genius as this, so accomplished a scholar, so divine an " orator,should be permitted to languish and die in obscurity with" in 80 miles of the metropolis of...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...mentioning the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard of Jamei Waddell! Is it not strange, that such a genius as this, so...within eighty miles of the metropolis of Virginia ! SECTION II. Dr. Mason's interview with Gen. Hamilton, ON the morning of Wednesday, the llth inst....
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The New evangelical magazine and theological review, Volume 1

1815
...founc not one person who had ever before heard of James Waddell! Is i not strange, that snch a genins as this, so accomplished a scholar, so divine an orator, should be pernitted to languish and die in obscurity within eighty miles of tha metropolis of Virginia? To me...
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The Republican Compiler: Comprising a Series of Scientific, Descriptive ...

A citizen of Pittsburgh - 1818 - 263 pages
...mentioning; the name of this ninn, I found not one person who had ever before heard of James Waddell ! Is it not strange, that such a genius as this, so...argument, either that the Virginians have no taste for the higher strains of the most sublime oratory, or that they are destitute of a much more important quality,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1819 - 408 pages
...mentioning the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard of James Waddell! Is it not strange, that such a genius as this, so...within eighty miles of the metropolis of Virginia! Section il. DR. MASON'S INTERVIEW WITH GEN. HAMILTON. On the morning of Wednesday, the llth inst. shortly...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - 1837 - 260 pages
...mentioning the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard of James Waddcll ! ! Is it not strange, that such a genius as this, so...metropolis of Virginia ? To me it is a conclusive argument, cither that the Virginians have no taste for the highest strains of the most sublime oratory, or that...
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SKETCHES OF VIRGINIA

WILLIAM HENRY FOOTE - 1850
...mentioning the name of this man, I found not one person who had ever before heard - of James Waddell ! Is it not strange, that such a genius as this, so...orator, should be permitted to languish and die in obsurity, within eighty miles of the metropolis of Virginia ?" This description, like the poems of...
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