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Beauties of Dr. Robertson: Containing the most prominent and interesting ... - Page 310
by William Robertson - 1810 - 366 pages
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The History of South America, from the Discovery of the New World by ...

William Grimshaw - 1830 - 252 pages
...of immense wealth ; and, happily for himself, as well as for the country by which he was employed, he possessed a thorough knowledge of mankind, an insinuating address, a patient perseverance, a perfect government of his own passions, and the talent of acquiring an ascendance over those of other...
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The History of North and South America: From Its Discovery to the Death of ...

Richard Snowden - 1832 - 348 pages
...inventive genius, he joined other virtues that are rarely united with them : he possessed a perfect knowledge of mankind, an insinuating address, a patient...the perfect government of his own passions, and the art of acquiring the direction of other men's. 54. These qualities, which eminently formed him for...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1835 - 276 pages
...discoveries, which he had in view, than naval skill and an enterprising courage. Happily for himself, and for the country by which he was . employed, he joined...knowledge of mankind, an insinuating address, a patient perse* verance in executing any plan, the perfect government of •his own passions, and the talent...
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The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus: And the Origin of the ...

John McIntosh - 1836 - 152 pages
...requisite for accomplishing the discoveries which he had in view, than naval skill and undaunted courage. Happily for himself and the country by which he was...executing any plan, the perfect government of his passions, and the talent of acquiring an ascendant over those of other men. All these qualifications...
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The elocutionist: consisting of declamations and readings in prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 pages
...discoveries which he had in view, than naval skill and an enterprising courage. Happily for himself, and for the country by which he was employed, he joined to...knowledge of mankind, an insinuating address, a patient perseverence in executing any plan, the perfect government of bis own passions, and the talent of acquiring...
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The Origin of the North American Indians: With a Faithful Description of ...

John McIntosh - 1843 - 345 pages
...requisite for accomplishing the discoveries which he had in view, than naval skill and undaunted courage. Happily for himself and the country by which he was...executing any plan, the perfect government of his passions, and the talent of acquiring an ascendant of those of other men. All these qualifications...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...discoveries which he had in view, than naval skill and undaunted courage. Happily for himself, and for the country by which he was employed, he joined to...government of his own passions, and the talent of acquiring an ascendant over those of other men. All these qualities, which formed him for command, were accompanied...
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THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ...

THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
...discoveries which he had in view, than naval skill and undaunted courage. Happily for himself, and for the country by which he was employed, he joined to...government of his own passions, and the talent of acquiring an ascendency over those of other men. All these qualities, which formed him for command, were accompanied...
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The Origin of the North American Indians: With a Faithful Description of ...

John McIntosh - 1858 - 345 pages
...accomplishing the discoveries which he had in view, than naval skill and undaunted courage. Ilappily for himself and the country by which he was employed,...executing any plan, the perfect government of his passions, and the talent of acquiring an ascendant of those of other men. All these qualifications...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...discoveries which he had in view, than naval skill and undaunted courage. Happily for himself, and for the country by which he was employed, he joined to...united with them. He possessed a thorough knowledge of mankmd, an insinuating address, a patient perseverance in executing any plan, the perfect government...
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