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" as a man of great and ready wit ; full of life and very pleasant, but much turned to satire ; his imagination was too hard for his judgment; and a severe jest took more with him than all arguments whatever. "
A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies ... - Página 466
de John Burke, Sir Bernard Burke - 1844 - 603 páginas
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Biography: Or, Third Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volumen 5

Charles Knight - 1867
...continued in opposition thenceforward till his death, which happened in 1695. " He was," says Burnet, " a man of great and ready wit, full of life, and very pleasant, much turned to satire. . . . He was punctual in his payments and just in all private dealings; but...
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The English Cyclopaedia

1867
...continued in opposition thenceforward till his death, which happened in 1695. " He was," says Burnet, "a man of great and ready wit, full of life, and very pleasant, much turned to satire. ... He was punctual in his payments and just in all private dealings; but with...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volumen 58

1888
...that he went backward and forward and changed sides so often in politics that no one could trust him, describes him as " a man of great and ready wit, full...judgment, and a severe jest took more with him than all argument whatever." This keen wit of his, as might have been expected, made him many enemies. His playful...
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Points of View

Agnes Repplier - 1891 - 239 páginas
...in describing Lord Halifax, tells us, with thinly veiled disapprobation, that he was " a man of fine and ready wit, full of life, and very pleasant, but...jest took more with him than all arguments whatever." Yet this was the first statesman of his age, and one whose clear and tranquil vision penetrated so...
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Masterpieces of American Wit and Humor, Volumen 4

1903
...in describing Lord Halifax, tells us, with thinly veiled disapprobation, that he was "a man of fine and ready wit, full of life, and very pleasant, but...jest took more with him than all arguments whatever." Yet this was the first statesman of his age, and one whose clear and tranquil vision penetrated so...
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An Abridgment of Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Times

Gilbert Burnet, Thomas Stackhouse - 1906 - 409 páginas
...distinguished note was Sir George Savile raised at last to be Marquis of Halifax : he was a man of irrcat and ready wit, full of life, and very pleasant, but...turned to satire. His imagination was too hard for his ludgment, and a severe jest took more with him than all arguments whatever. He let his wit run much...
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AMERICAN WIT AND HUMOR

ONE HUNDRED OF AMERICA'S LEADING HUMORISTS - 1907
...in describing Lord Halifax, tells us, with thinly veiled disapprobation, that he was "a man of fine and ready wit, full of life, and very pleasant, but...jest took more with him than all arguments whatever." Yet this was the first statesman of his age, and one whose clear and tranquil vision penetrated so...
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Life of Lord Chesterfield: An Account of the Ancestry, Personal Character ...

William Henry Craig - 1907 - 378 páginas
...read Burnet's character of the latter to perceive the wonderful resemblance between them. Each was " a man of great and ready wit ; full of life, and very pleasant ; much turned to satire, whose liveliness of imagination was often too much for his judgment, . . ....
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