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" His mind was great and powerful, without being of the very * first order; his penetration strong, though not so acute as that of a Newton, Bacon, or Locke, and as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It was slow in operation, being little aided... "
Honor to George Washington and Reading about George Washington: Pamphlets 1 ... - Page 28
edited by - 1932 - 198 pages
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 350 pages
...sustain the supreme laws of the land. 126. CHARACTER or GEORGE WASHINGTON. — Thomas Jefferson. 1. His mind was great and powerful, without being of...order ; his penetration strong, though not so acute as lhat of Newton, Bacon, or Locke : and, as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It was slow...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 62

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855
...thoroughly ; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these : — His mind was great and powerful, without being of the very first order ; his penetration Яго-ig, though not so acute as thnt of a Newton, B;»,'on, or Locke; and as far as he saw, no judgment...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1, Part 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1855
...thoroughly ; and were I called on to delineate hi* character, it should be in tenus like these: — His mind was great and powerful, without being of the very first order; his penetratiou stro ig, though not so acute as that of a Newton, Unco», or Locke; and ns far as he saw,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...we subjoin a sketch of Napoleon Bonaparte, by an anonymous writer, published in 1821.] WASHINGTON. His mind was great and powerful, •without being...as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It waa slow in operation, being little aided by invention or imagination, but sure in conclusion. Hence...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856 - 694 pages
...thoroughly ; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these: — His mind was great and powerful, without being of the very first order; his penetration rtro ig, though not so acute as thnt of a Newton, Bacon, or Locke; and as far as he saw, no judgment...
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THE LIFE AND TIMES ON THOMAS JEFFERSON

SAMUEL M. SOHMUCKER - 1857
...say so much and no more, as suits their view "" No. VI. JEFFERSON'S OPINION OF GEORGE WASH INGTON. "" His mind was great and powerful, without being of...he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It was slow iu operation, being little aided by invention or imagination, but sure in conclusion. Hence the common...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...and thoroughly ; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these. His mind was great and powerful, without being of...as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It waa slow in operation, being little aided by invention or imagination, but sure in conclusion. Ilence...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - United States - 1858
...and thoroughly ; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these. His mind was great and powerful, without being of...not so acute as that of a Newton, Bacon, or Locke ; ana as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It was slow in operation, being little aided...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - Presidents - 1858
...delineate his character, it should be in terms like these. Ilis mind was great and powerful, without bekig of the very first order ; his penetration strong, though not so acute as that of a Kcwton, Bacon, or Locke ; ano as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It was slow in operation,...
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Recollections and Private Memoirs of Washington

George Washington Parke Custis - Generals - 1860 - 644 pages
...delineate his charaeter, it should be in terms like these. " His mind was great and powerful, without bcing of the very first order ; his penetration strong,...judgment was ever sounder. It was slow in operation, bcing little aided by invention or imagination, but sure in conclusion. Hence the common remark of...
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