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" ... his charitable toils for the relief of India, did not forget the poor rotten constitution of his native country. For her, he did not disdain to stoop to the trade of a wholesale upholsterer for this house, to furnish it not with the faded tapestry... "
The State of the Nation: In a Series of Letters to His Grace, the Duke of ... - Page 114
by John Cartwright - 1805 - 173 pages
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Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann: His ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - Strawberry Hill (Villa, England) - 1844
...some other houses, but with real, solid, living patterns of true, modern virtue." " Paul," he adds, " made (reckoning himself) no fewer than eight members...Parliament: what copious streams of pure blood must ha not have transfused into the veins of the present !" — ED. you will find orations for King Deiotarus,...
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Letters ... to sir Horace Mann, ed. by lord Dover. Concluding ser

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1844
...upholsterer for this House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach, some other houses,...living patterns of true, modern . virtue." " Paul," hcadds,"made (reckoning himself) no fewer than eight to be sure ! And perhaps you think I am talking...
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Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann: His ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - Strawberry Hill (Villa, England) - 1844
...upholsterer for this House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach, some other houses,...living patterns of true, modern virtue." " Paul," he adds, " made (reckoning himself) no fewer than eight members in the last Parliament : what copious...
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1845
...upholsterer for this house, to furnish it not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach some other houses, but...not have transfused into the veins of the present ! But what is even more striking than the real services of this new-imported patriot, is his modesty....
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1845 - 540 pages
...upholsterer for this house, to furnish it not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach some other houses, but...not have transfused into the veins of the present ! But what is even more striking than the real services of this new-imported patriot, is his modesty....
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A History of india, from the earliest times to the present day.

Thomas Keightley - 1847
...change, and we fear the true one, is parliamentary influence. "Paul Benfield," said that great orator, "made, reckoning himself, no fewer than eight members...not have transfused into the veins of the present ? " But as Benfield was in India at the time of the elections, the person with whom the ministry dealt...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine to which is Added, the ...

1851 - 540 pages
...upholsterer for this house, to furnish it not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach some other houses, but...not have transfused into the Veins of the present! It was therefore not possible for the minister to consult personally with this great man. What then...
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The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1852
...upholsterer for this House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach, some other Houses,...not have transfused into the veins of the present ! But what is even more striking than the real services of this new-imported patriot, is his modesty....
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852
...upholsterer or this House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach some other houses, but...virtue. Paul Benfield made (reckoning himself) no few er than eight members in the last Parliament. What copious streams of pure blood must he not have...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...upholsterer for this House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach some other houses, but...solid, living patterns of true modern virtue. Paul Benneld mode (reckoning himself) no fewer than eight members in the last Parliament. What copious streams...
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