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" THAT HE HAD A HEAD TO CONTRIVE, A TONGUE TO PERSUADE, AND A HAND TO EXECUTE ANY MISCHIEF. "
An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste - Página 245
por Richard Payne Knight - 1806 - 473 páginas
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The history of Catiline's conspiracy [by Sallust] with the four orations of ...

Gaius Sallustius Crispus, Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1795
...invite, solicit, and inveigle, all whom he thought fit for his purposes; and what he could he dared ; he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute. He had the exact measure of every man's abilities, and could assign to each his proper station. He...
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Eccentric biography; or, Sketches of remarkable characters, ancient and modern

Eccentric biography - 1801
...in these remarkable terms : — " In a word, what was said of Cinna, might well be applied to him; he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a heart to execute any mischief." The grandson of the great Hampden, and knight of the shire for the...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen44

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1826
...considered or represented his wisdom, eloquence, and valour, as exerted to produce ' mischief. ' f A head to contrive, a tongue ' to persuade, and a hand to execute, ' are the highest qualities of human nature. That they were united by Hampden, we may firmly believe,...
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the roman history from the building of rome to the ruin of the commonwealth

n. hooke - 1806
...State) was a man of singular strength bpth of body and mind, but of a disposition extremely vicious. He had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute, the' hardiest attempt. From his youth up, he took pleasure in civil broils, civil wars, rapine, and...
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The Works of Sallust

Sallust - 1807 - 436 páginas
...vite, solicit, and inveigle, all whom he thought fit for his purposes; and what he could he dared ; he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute. He had the exact measure of every man's abilities, and could assign to each his proper station. He...
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The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings: Or, Biographical ..., Volumen7

1811
...was actuated by ambition, or by zeal for his country's welfare. Lord Clarendon observes of him, that he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a heart to execute any mischief. The events which followed the death of Hampden induce us to believe...
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A biographical, historical and chronological dictionary: containing accurate ...

John Watkins - 1807 - 972 páginas
...was shot by a pistol in a skirmish in Oxfordshire in 1G4.J. Lord Clarendon observes of him, that " he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a heart to execute, any mischief." — ClarfaJan'j Hut. oftbt RcleUio«. 1 1л.. i SA, a mohammedan doctor,...
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Librarian, Being an Account of Scarce, Valuable, and Useful ..., Volumen3

James Savage - 1809
...and died the 24th of June, 1643. Lord Clarendon has " compared him to Cinna, of whom it was said, " he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute, any mischief." 39. JOHN PYM, ESQ. Engraved ly Houbraken,from a Picture in the Possession of Thomas Hailes, Esq. John...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volumen17

Alexander Chalmers - 1814
...than it was condoled in the other. In a word, what was said of Cinna might well be applied to him : he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute, any mischief, or," as the historian says elsewhere, " any good." Thus is Hampden described by Clarendon, agreeably...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volumen24

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, Frederic Shoberl, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - 1812
...character, had it been left to be drawn by a Clarendon, would have been summed up in a few few words, " he had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a heart to execute any mischief." • OWEN GLYNDWR*. On the north side of the Dee, about three miles...
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