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" ... is so sprightly up, as that it has not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to a... "
Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 19
1824
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...and vigorous, not only to vital, but to rational faculties, and those in the acutest, and the pcrtcst give them a Figure in the Eye of the Village. A Country-Fellow distinguishes himself as ia so sprightly up, as that it nas, not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and safety, but...
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Macleod's First text-book of elocution

Alfred Macleod - 1877
...only to vital but to rational faculties — and those in the acutest and the pertest operations of art and subtlety — it argues in what good plight and...when the cheerfulness of the people is so sprightly upas that it has not only the wherewith to guard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare, and...
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Masterpieces in English Literature: And Lessons in the English Language with ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1878 - 445 pages
...eald to have retorted by putting up for sale at auction the chops In the vicinity of the Roman Forum. pertest operations of wit and subtlety, it argues...but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention; it betokens us not degenerated, nor drooping to...
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English Grammar, Historical and Analytical

Joseph Gostwick - English language - 1878 - 472 pages
...fresh, the spirits pure and vigorous — not only to vital but to rational faculties, and those in the acutest and the pert-est operations of wit and...in what good plight and constitution the body is,' etc.— MILTON. The examples given suffice to show that in etymology references to history are the...
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Appletons' School Readers

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1878 - 142 pages
...— the best, we believe, that ever was written by any pen." XCVII.— THE LIBERTY OF THE PRESS. 1. When the cheerfulness of the people is so sprightly up, as that it hath not only wherewithal to guard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare and to bestow upon...
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The Life and Epoch of Alexander Hamilton: A Historical Study

George Shea - United States - 1880 - 470 pages
...Perpetuating the British Empire," drawn by Franklin,1 if the paper had been preserved to our time, up, as that it has, not only wherewith to guard well...but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy, and new invention, it betoken us not degenerated, nor drooping to...
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The Fifth Reader

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1879 - 471 pages
...the best, we believe, that ever was written by any pen." XCVII.— THE LIBERTY OF THE PRESS. 1. Wlien the cheerfulness of the people is so sprightly up, as that it hath not only wherewithal to guard well its own freedom and safety, but to spare and to bestow upon...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...is fresh, the spirits pnre and vigorous, not only to vital, but to rational faculties, and those in the acutest and the pertest operations of wit and...freedom and safety, but to spare, and to bestow upon the •olidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated, nor...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1880 - 638 pages
...fresh, the spirits * pure and vigorous, not only to vital, but to rational faculties, and those in the acutest and the pertest* operations of wit* and...what good plight* and constitution the body is; so ./1 when the cheerfulness of the people is so sprightly up as that it has not only wherewith to guard...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Forensic orations - 1880 - 540 pages
...When the cheerfulness of the people," says this mighty poet, " is so sprightly up, as that it hath not only wherewith to guard well its own freedom and...but to spare, and to bestow upon the solidest and sublimest points of controversy and new invention, it betokens us not degenerated nor drooping to a...
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