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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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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 Benfiold made (reckoning himself) no fewer than eight members in the last Parliament. What copious...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1853 - 947 pages
...upholsterer for this House, to furnish it. not with the faded tapestrv 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 Btmiciddidnot...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1853 - 947 pages
...it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach somo he weakness of his understanding. We owe it to the bounty of Providence, that the completest ! But what is even more striking than the real services of this new-imported patriot BcriicU.iijnM...
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SELECT BRITISH ELOQUENCE

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856
...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 Benfield did not...
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The History of British India, Volume 5

James Mill - Hindus - 1858
...antiquated merit, such —— • — as decorate, and may reproach, some other houses, hut 178iwith real solid, living patterns of true modern virtue....not have transfused into the veins of the present !" But the occasions of Mr. Benfield had called him to India. " It was, therefore," continues Mr. Burke,...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1860
...upholsterer for this house, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry figures of antiquated merit, such shness, levity, ohstinacy, in short, all those passions, and all those vices, which pervert th modem virtue. Paul Bcnficld made (reckoning himself) DO fewer than eight members in the last parliament....
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The Life and Correspondence of John Foster, Volume 2

John Foster - 1861 - 1 pages
...upholsterer for this house, to furnish it, not with the f.iJed tapestry figures of antiquated merits such as decorate and may reproach some other houses, but with real solid living patterns of true inodern Virtue. Paul Benfield made (reckoning himself) no fewer than eight members in the last parliament....
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Speeches: With Memoir and Historical Introductions

Edmund Burke - 1862 - 456 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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The Life and Times of Viscount Palmerston: Embracing the Diplomatic and ...

James Ewing Ritchie - 1866 - 1681 pages
...House of Commons. He had furnished it, not with the faded figures of antiquated merit in tapestry, such as decorate and may reproach some other houses, but with real, solid, living patterns of true moral virtue. Paul Benfield made, not reckoning himself, no fewer than eight members during the last...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Burke - 1867
...upholsterer fethis House, to furnish it, not with the faded tapestry %ures of antiquated merit, such as decorate, and may reproach, some other houses,...no fewer than eight members in the last parliament. ^Hiat copious streams of pure blood must he not have transSued into the veins of the present ! But...
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