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" The bishop, in reply, with great wit and calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus: "Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a loss... "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 323
1819
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874 - 484 pages
...was reproved by his own ass.' The bishop, in reply : ' Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship.' This may pair off with Rowland Hill's retort,...
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The Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - Biography - 1875 - 674 pages
...exposed his rude attack, concluding in these words : ' Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship.' From that day forth, Lord Coningsby was called...
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The British Parliament ... The pearls and mock pearls of history ...

Abraham Hayward - Biography - 1878 - 482 pages
...was reproved by his own ass.' The bishop, in reply : ' Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a loss how to 1 Most of what is here said of Bolingbroke is reprinted from a review of Macknight's 'Life of Bolingbroke,'...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - Anecdotes - 1880 - 842 pages
...calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus : " Since the noble lord has discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship." An Archbishop's Wrath. — Horace Walpole writes...
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Beeton's Complete Orator, Including the Art of Public Speaking and British ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - Eloquence - 1881 - 336 pages
...and calmness exposed this rude attack, concluding thus : " Since the noble lord has discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship." Bishop Blomfield bore a distinguished part in defending the Church in parliament. " As a public speaker,"...
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The book of clerical anecdotes, by Jacob Larwood

Herman Diederik J. van Schevichaven - 1881 - 396 pages
...exposed his rude attack, concluding in these words : " Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship." From that day forth Lord Coningsby was called...
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The treasury of modern anecdote, ed. with notes and intr. by W.D. Adams

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1881 - 290 pages
...was reproved by his own ass." The bishop, in reply : " Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship." RISING TO THE OCCASION. The witty and profligate...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - GREAT BRITAIN. PARLIAMENT - 1881 - 564 pages
...calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus : " Since the noble lord has discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balasm ; but, my lords, I am at a loss how to make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that...
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London Society, Volume 42

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English literature - 1882 - 780 pages
...exposed this rude attack, concluding thus : ' Since the noble lord has discovered in our manners snch a similitude, I am well content to be compared to...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship.' At a dinner-party Archbishop Whately called...
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The Enchiridion of Wit: The Best Specimens of English Conversational Wit

Enchiridion - English wit and humor - 1885 - 292 pages
...reproved by his own ass. Atterbury, in replying, said, " Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a loss to make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship."...
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