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" It was an interlude truly comic and amusing. Beckford, loud, voluble, self-sufficient, and galled by hits, which he could not parry, and probably did not expect, laid himself more and more open in the vehemence of his argument ¡ Dodington, lolling in... "
Memoirs of Richard Cumberland - Page 189
by Richard Cumberland - 1807 - 432 pages
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 6

Charles Brockden Brown - 1806
...loquacity of the latter, formed a striking contrast between the characters of these gentlemen. To Mr. Fox our host paid all that courtly homage, which he...calculated to exemplify how true the observation is, CUMBEHLAND'S MEMOIHS. Ç7 Ridiculum acri Fortius ac melius.— At the same time, he had his serious...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 8

1806
...argument ; Dodington, lolling in his chair in perfect apaihy and felf-c >mmand, dozing and even fnoring at intervals in his lethargic way, broke out every now and then into fuch gleams and fliilhes of wit and irony, as by the contraft of his phlegm with the other's impetnofity,...
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The Life of Richard Cumberland, Esq: Embracing a Critical Examination of His ...

William Mudford - 1812 - 621 pages
...his chair, in perfect apathy and self-command, dosing and even snoring at intervals in his legarthic way, broke out every now and then into such gleams...calculated to exemplify how true the observation is — Ridiculnm acri Fortim ac melau— " At the same time he had his serious hours and graver topics,...
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Letters to and from Henrietta, Countess of Suffolk, and Her Second ..., Volume 1

Henrietta Hobart Howard Countess of Suffolk - 1824
...Cumberland thus describes him: " Dodington, lolling in his chair, in perfect apathy and self-command, dozing and even snoring at intervals in his lethargic way, broke out every now and then into gleams and flashes of wit and humour." See Cumberland, p. 191.] A Mist. By Mr. Bootle. [Afterwards...
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Letters to and from Henrietta, Countess of Suffolk, and Her Second ..., Volume 1

Henrietta Hobart Howard Countess of Suffolk - 1824
...thus describes him : " Dodington, lolling in his chair, in perfect apathy and self-command, dozing and even snoring at intervals in his lethargic way, broke out every now and then into gleams and flashes of wit and humour." See Cumberland, p. 191.] A Mist. By Mr. Bootle. Q Afterwards...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...dosing, and even snoring at intervals, in his lethargic way, broke out every now and then into such flashes of wit and irony, as by the contrast of his...calculated to exemplify how true the observation is :' — Kidiculnm acri Fortius ac melius. At the same time he had his serious hours and graver topics,...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...the vehemence of his argument; Dodington, lolling in his chair in perfect apathy and self command, dosing, and even snoring at intervals, in his lethargic way, broke out every now and then into such flashes of wit and irony, as by the contrast of his phlegm with the other's impetuosity, made his humour...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...the vehemence of his argument ; Dodington, lolling in his chair in perfect apathy and self command, dosing, and even snoring at intervals, in his lethargic way, broke out every now and then into such flashes of wit and irony, as by the contrast of his phlegm with the other's impetuosity, made his humour...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ..., Volume 2

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
...the vehemence of his argument; Dodington, lolling in his chair in perfect apathy and self command, dosing, and even snoring at intervals, in his lethargic way, broke out every now and then into such flashes of wit and irony, as by the contrast of his phlegm with the other's impetuosity, made his humour...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters ...

Horace Walpole - 1842
...thus paints him : — " Doding. ton, lolling in his chair, in perfect apathy and self-command, dozing, and even snoring, at intervals, in his lethargic way, broke out every now and then into gleams and flashes of wit and humour." In 1761, he was created Lord Meleombe, and died in the following...
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