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" Alike in the political and military line could be observed auctioneering ambassadors and trading generals : and thus we saw a revolution brought about by affidavits ! an army employed in executing an arrest ! a town besieged on a note of hand ! a prince... "
The North American Review - Page 77
edited by - 1848
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The History of the Reign of George III.: To which is Prefixed, A ..., Volume 3

Robert Bisset - 1820
...hand ; and a prince dethroned for the balance of an account. Thus a government was exhibited, uniting the mock majesty of a bloody sceptre, and the little...with one hand, and picking a pocket with the other." This energetic, grand, and splendid display of eloquence was closed by the following peroration : "...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1825 - 543 pages
...achievements, the meanness of a pedlar and the profligacy of pirates. Alike in the political and the military line could be observed auctioneering ambassadors...with one hand, and picking a pocket with the other." The effect of this Speech, added to the line taken by the Minister, turned the balance against Hastings,...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1825
...achievements, the meanness CHAP. of a pedlar and the profligacy of pirates. Alike in the ^ political and the military line could be observed auctioneering ambassadors...with one hand, and picking a pocket with the other." The effect of this Speech, added to the line taken by the Minister, turned the balance against Hastings,...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1825 - 543 pages
...profligacy of pirates. Alike in the political and the military line could be observed auction- ,1737. Bering ambassadors and trading generals; — and thus we...with one hand, and picking a pocket with the other:' The effect of this Speech, added to the line taken by the Minister, turned the balance against Hastings,...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 2

Thomas Moore - 1825 - 602 pages
...united the mock majesty of a bloody sceptre, and the little traffic of a merchant's cauntiny-Jionte, wielding a truncheon with one hand, and pick-ing a pocket with the other." The effect of this Speech, added to the line taken by the Minister, turned the balance against Hastings,...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1826
...; a prince dethroned for the balance of an account. Thus it was they exhibited a government, wliich united the mock majesty of a bloody sceptre, and the...with one hand, and picking a pocket with the other." The effect of this Speech, added to the line taken by the Minister, turned the balance against Hastings,...
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Sheridaniana: Or, Anecdotes of the Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - 1826 - 334 pages
...they exhibited a government, which united the mock majesty of a bloody sceptre, and the little Iraffic of a merchant's counting-house, wielding a truncheon...hand, and picking a pocket with the other." On the fourth day of the oration he rose into Ins most ambitious flights, and produced some of those dazzling...
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Select Parliamentary Speeches of R.B. Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - 1828 - 285 pages
...was they exhihited a government, which united the mock majesty of a bloody sceptre, and the hittle traffic of a merchant's counting-house, wielding a...with one hand , and picking a pocket with the other. Mr Sheridan now went into a long statement to shew the various irrefragable proofs exhihited in the...
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The History of the Reign of George III.: To which is Prefixed, A View of the ...

Robert Bisset - 1828
...uniting the mock modesty of a bloody sceptre, and the little traffic of a merchant's counting house, wielding a truncheon with one hand, and picking a pocket with the other." This energetic, grand, and splendid display of eloquence was closed by the following peroration. "Factions...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 10

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...uniting the mock majesty of a bloody sceptre, with the little traffic of a merchant's counting house ; wielding a truncheon with one hand, and picking' a pocket with the other.' Mr. Pitt also expatiated on many aggravating circumstances in Mr. Hastings's conduct. The charge. was...
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