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" I was the only historian that had at once neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices; and as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected proportional applause. But miserable was my disappointment: I was... "
Leisure Hours in a Country Parsonage; Or Strictures on Men, Manners, and Books - Page 9
by John Keefe Robinson - 1850
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1805
...motion. Of the success of this work he acknowledges his expectations were sanguine. "But" says he, " miserable was my disappointment : I was assailed by...patriot and courtier, united in their rage against tiie man who had presumed to shed a generous tear for the fate of Charles I. and the earl of Strafford...
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Biographia Scotica: Or Scottish Biographical Dictionary; Containing a Short ...

John Stark - 1805 - 428 pages
...acknowledges his espccfations were sanguine. " But" says he, " miserable was rr.y disappointment : 1 was assailed by one cry of reproach, disapprobation,...patriot and courtier, united in their rage against the man who had presumed to shed a generous tear for the fate of Charles I. and the earl of Strafford ;...
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Annual Register, Volume 20

1805
...had at once neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices ; and as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected...assailed by one cry of reproach, disapprobation, and veven detestation ; English, Scotch, and Irish, Whig and Tory, churchman and sectary, freethinker and...
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Solitude

Johann Georg Zimmermann - 1808 - 403 pages
...capacity, 1 expected proportional applause: but miserable was my disappointment; 1 was assailed by the cry of reproach, disapprobation, and even detestation....freethinker and religionist, patriot and courtier, united in tbeir rage against the man who had presumed to shed the generous tear for the fate of Charles the First,...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - 1810
...had at onee neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices ; and as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected...patriot and courtier, united in their rage against the man who had presumed to shed a generous tear for the fate of Charles I. and the earl of Strafford;...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 88

1821
...had at once neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices; and as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected...proportional applause. But miserable was my disappointment. Mr Millar told me that in a twelvemonth he sold only fortyfive copies of it." This was the reception...
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - 1825
...had at once neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices ; and as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected...patriot and courtier, united in their rage against the man who had presumed to shed a generous tear for the fate of Charles I. and the earl of Strafford ;...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - 1826
...had at once neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices ; and as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected...Patriot and Courtier, united in their rage against the man, who had presumed to shed a generous tear for the fate of Charles I. and the Earl of Strafford...
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The London Magazine, Volume 6

1826
...at once neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices ; and, as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected...free-thinker and religionist, patriot and courtier, united in thcir rage against the man who had presumed to shed a generous tear for the fate of Charles I, and...
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The London Magazine, Volume 16

John Scott, John Taylor - 1826
...at once neglected present power, interest, and authority, and the cry of popular prejudices ; and, as the subject was suited to every capacity, I expected...Scotch, and Irish, Whig and Tory, churchman and sectary, free-tliinkerandreligionist, patriot and courtier, united in their rage against the man who had presumed...
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