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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
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Thomas Jefferson: A Chronology of His Thoughts

Thomas Jefferson, Jerry Holmes - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 333 pages
...by books, the seventy-oneyear-old Jefferson began immediately to amass yet another personal library. His mind was great and powerful, without being of...Newton, Bacon, or Locke; and as far as he saw, no judgement was ever sounder. It was slow in operation, being little aided by invention or imagination,...
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George Washington: Ordinary Man, Extraordinary Leader

Robert Francis Jones - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 231 pages
...but especially when he was serving as president. Thomas Jefferson once wrote that Washington's mind was "slow in operation, being little aided by invention or imagination, but sure in conclusion."8 :1 Thomas Jefferson to Walter Jones, Jan. 2, 1814, in Peterson, Jefferson: Writings,...
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The Wisdom of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson - History - 2003 - 251 pages
...from the principles of the American Revolution and had become too allied with "the harlot England." His mind was great and powerful, without being of...invention or imagination, but sure in conclusion. . . . He was incapable of fear, meeting personal dangers with the calmest unconcern. Perhaps the strongest...
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Simón Bolívar's Quest for Glory

Richard W. Slatta, Jane Lucas De Grummond - History - 2003 - 336 pages
...Thomas Jefferson clearly described his character and personality: "His mind was great and powerful ... as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It...invention or imagination, but sure in conclusion.... Perhaps the strongest feature in his character was prudence, never acting until every circumstance,...
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What Makes America Great?: Land of Freedom, Honor, Justice, and Opportunity

Lon Cantor - History - 2003 - 244 pages
...opposite sides of any issue. Thomas Jefferson, with whom Washington himself often disagreed, said: "His mind was great and powerful, without being of the very first order; and as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder." At the end of his first term as president, Washington...
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Thomas Jefferson: The Revolution of Ideas

Richard B. Bernstein - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 251 pages
...private, taking time to reach decisions. Decades later, Jefferson recalled that 118 [Washington's] mind was great and powerful, without being of the...invention or imagination, but sure in conclusion. . . . Perhaps the strongest feature in his character was prudence, never acting until every circumstance,...
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Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness

Thomas Jefferson - History - 2004 - 176 pages
...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 the...penetration strong, though not so acute as that of Newton, Bacon, or Locke; and, as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. He was incapable of fear,...
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Character for Life: An American Heritage: Profiles of Great Men and Women of ...

Don Hawkinson - Religion - 2005 - 386 pages
...just station among the most celebrated worthiest of the world."21 "His mind was great and powerful... as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It...little aided by invention or imagination, but sure in conclu"22 sion. In his first Inaugural address, President Washington spoke of America's dependence...
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The Eclectic Review

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1830
...addressed to Dr. Walter Jones (Vol. iv. p. 240), which contains the following character of Washington. ' His mind was great and powerful, without being of...Newton, Bacon, or Locke ; and as far as he saw, no judgement was ever sounder. It was slow in operation, being little aided by invention or imagination,...
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