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" So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much innocence, and such humility, I did not think had been the portion of any but angels until I saw this gentleman. "
Biographia Hibernica: A Biographical Dictionary of the Worthies of Ireland ... - Page 90
1821
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The Veil of Isis: A Series of Essays on Idealism

Thomas Ebenezer Webb - Idealism - 1885 - 365 pages
...every virtue under heaven — how Atterbury exclaimed, that till he knew him he did not think that so much understanding, so much knowledge, so much innocence, and such humility, had been the portion of any but the angels. The range of his intellectual accomplishments was almost...
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The Reformed Church of Ireland (1537-1886)

John Thomas Ball - Ireland - 1886 - 354 pages
...— in a few pregnant words that need no addition : ..." So much understanding, so much innocence, such humility, I did not think had been the portion of any but angels, until I saw this gentleman." Berkeley had been a Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin, and was thence...
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The Achievements of Youth

Robert Steel - Biography - 1890 - 333 pages
...It might well be said of him, as Bishop Atterbury said of Bishop Berkeley : " So much understanding so much innocence, and such humility I did not think had been the portion of any but angels." GEORGE WHITEFIELD (1714-1770) was born at Gloucester, England, and was educated at Oxford. He was ordained...
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Physician and Surgeon: A Professional Medical Journal, Volume 14

Medicine - 1892
...which they have not been exercised." Great and good Bishop Berkeley, of whom even a carping writer said, " So much understanding, so much knowledge,...not think had been the portion of any but angels," discovered that precious fluid, " tar water," which he recommended for averting and curing all manner...
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An Answer to the Question 'what is Poetry?': Including Remarks on Versification

Leigh Hunt - Poetry - 1893 - 98 pages
...Bishop Atterbury said of him: 'So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much innocence, and so much humility I did not think had been the portion of any but angels until I saw this gentleman.' Pope's lines are well known: ' Manners with candor are to Benson given,...
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The Review of the Churches, Volume 1

Christian union - 1892
...success. He left behind him to the American Continent the inestimable legacy of a blamelessexample. "So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much...not think had been the portion of any but angels," said Atterbury, " until I saw this gentleman." His prescience is proved by his famous prophecy, now...
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The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography

United States - 1896
...interrogated as to how he liked him. Atterbury, it is said, lifted up his hands in astonishment and replied: "So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much...did not think had been the portion of any but angels until I saw this gentleman." He now met Addison and Steele and Pope also. In November of the same year...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1899 - 3140 pages
...praise,. Kven the discerning, fastidious, and turbulent Atterbury Raid, after nn interview with him, *So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much...innocence, and such humility, I did not think had been tho portion of any but angels, till I saw this gentleman.' . . . Of theexqnislt* grace and beauty of...
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Collections of the Rhode Island Historical Society: Callender, J ..., Volume 4

Local history - 1838
...in him a character of high and attractive excellence. The learned Bishop Atterbury said of him : " So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much...not think had been the portion of any but angels, until I saw this gentleman." Pope, who, as a friend, knew him well, describes him as possessed of "...
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1730-1784

Charles Wells Moulton - English literature - 1910
...praise, even the discerning, fastidious, and turbulent Atterbury said, after an interview with him, "So much understanding, so much knowledge, so much...humility, I did not think had been the portion of any tut angels, till I saw this gentleman." . . . Of the exquisite grace and beauty of his diction, no...
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