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" ... scandal; at society, and was blown about by its slightest veerings of opinion ; at literary fame, and left fair copies of his private letters, with copious notes, to be published after his decease ; at rank, and never for a moment forgot that he was... "
The Magazine of the beau monde; or, Monthly journal of fashion [afterw.] The ... - Página 61
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The Anglo-Saxon Review, Volumen 9

Lady Randolph Spencer Churchill - 1901
...example, squarely calling him a ' coxcomb,' and Macaulay, writing almost in our own time, saying, ' The conformation of his mind was such that whatever...great, and whatever was great seemed to him little ' — he unquestionably had marked abilities. Macaulay himself concedes that ' his writings rank as...
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The Anglo-Saxon Review, Volumen 9

Lady Randolph Spencer Churchill - 1901
...example, squarely calling him a ' coxcomb,' and Macaulay, writing almost in our own time, saying, ' The conformation of his mind was such that whatever...to him great, and whatever was great seemed to him little'—he unquestionably had marked abilities. Macaulay himself concedes that 'his writings rank...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 páginas
...too simple to admire it. On Bungan't Pilgrim't Progrew. 1831. The conformation of his mind was snch that whatever was little seemed to him great, and whatever was great seemed to him little. On Horace Wolpole. 1833. What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man ! — To be regarded...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 páginas
...fastidious critics, is loved by those who are too Simple to admire it. On Bunyan'i rUgrim'i Progresi. 1831. The conformation of his mind was such that whatever...great, and whatever was great Seemed to him little. On Horace Walpole. 1833. What a singular destiny has been that of this remarkable man '. — To be...
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Milton. Machiavelli. Hallam's Constitutional history. Southey's Colloquies ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903
...be published after his decease ; at rank, and never for a moment forgot that he was an Honourable ; at the practice of entail, and tasked the ingenuity...conveyancers to tie up his villa in the strictest settlement. T — The conformation of his mind was such that whatever was little j seemed to him great, and whatever...
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Selections from the Writings of Lord Macaulay: In Two Volumes, Volumen 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903 - 475 páginas
...rank, and nevei ^-\' vt•for a moment forgot that he was an Honourable ; at the practice \ r^}'-\ t of, entail, and tasked the ingenuity of conveyancers...'•'"' .^ '•' his villa in the strictest settlement. The_eonformation of his mind was such that whatever was \ little seemed to him great, and whatever,...
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Shelburne Essays, Volumen 4

Paul Elmer More - 1906 - 283 páginas
...crotchety. We may even go part way with Macaulay. "The conformation of his mind," says that historian, "was such that whatever was little seemed to him great, and whatever was great seemed to him little." No doubt, something of this disproportion is almost an essential ingredient of the dilettante wherever...
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Something of Men I Have Known: With Some Papers of a General Nature ...

Adlai Ewing Stevenson - 1909 - 442 páginas
...would straighten up a little." It may be truly said of Reynolds, as Macaulay said of Horace Walpole: "The conformation of his mind was such that whatever...great; and whatever was great, seemed to him little." Having in his inaugural given expression to the noble sentiment that "proscription for opinion's sake...
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Something of Men I Have Known: With Some Papers of a General Nature ...

Adlai Ewing Stevenson - 1909 - 442 páginas
...affected humility or mock modesty, which I sincerely despised, and then / would straighten up a little." that whatever was little seemed to him great; and whatever was great, seemed to him little." Having in his inaugural given expression to the noble sentiment that "proscription for opinion's sake...
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Exposition & Illustration in Teaching

John Adams - 1910 - 426 páginas
...elaboration of the meaning contained in that first sentence. When Macaulay has said of Horace Walpole: "The conformation of his mind was such that whatever...great, and whatever was great seemed to him little, " he has given us the whole substance of the paragraph that 1 Analytical Psychology, Vol. I, p. 92...
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