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" His eyes vacant and spiritless ; and the corpulence of his whole person was far better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating alderman than of a refined philosopher. "
Contributions to the North British and Edinburgh reviews, 1844-1874 [by J ... - Side 209
av James Moncreiff (1st baron.) - 1878
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THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ...

THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
...flat, his mouth wide, his eyes vacant, and the corpulency of his whole person is said to have been better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating alderman, than of a refined philosopher. At Turin he fell in love with a lady, and addressing her, declared that he was " ahimè aneanti" "...
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Lives of Great and Celebrated Characters of All Ages and Countries ...

1860 - 767 sider
...flat, his mouth wide, his eyes vacant, and the corpulency of his whole person is said to have been better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating alderman than of a refined philosopher. At Turin, he fell in love with a lady, and, addressing her, declared that he was " ithiini', aneanti."...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volum 14

1865
...before this. " His face was broad and fat, his mouth wide, and without any other expression than that of imbecility. His eyes vacant and spiritless, and...his French was, if possible, still more laughable." This was the man who was made by the Parisian ladies to take the part, in an acted tableau, of a sultan...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volum 105

1869
...other expression than that of imbecility. His eyes vacant ami spiritless, and the corpulence of ha whole person was far better fitted to communicate...if possible, still more laughable ; so that wisdom must certainly never disguised herself before in so uncouth a garb. Though now near fifty years old...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volum 2

Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson - 1870
...his visage. His face was broad and fat, his mouth wide, and without any other expression than that of imbecility. His eyes vacant and spiritless ; and...in English was rendered ridiculous by the broadest Scottish accent, and his French was, if possible, still more laughable ; so that wisdom, most certainly,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volum 22;Volum 85

1875
...Charlemont (Hardy's 'Life'), "was broad and fat, his mouth wide, and without any other expression than that of imbecility. His eyes vacant and spiritless ; and...laughable ; so that Wisdom, most certainly, never distinguished herself before in so uncouth a garb." Yet, in spite of these drawbacks, he was a wonderful...
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The Scottish Philosophy: Biographical, Expository, Critical, from Hutcheson ...

James McCosh - 1875 - 481 sider
...before this. " His face was broad and flat, his mouth wide, and without any other expression than that of imbecility. His eyes vacant and spiritless, and...his French was, if possible, still more laughable." This was the man who was made by the Parisian ladies to take the part, in an acted tableau, of a sultan...
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The Great and Eccentric Characters of the World, Their Lives and Their Deeds ...

1877 - 799 sider
...flat, his mouth wide, his eyes vacant, and the corpulency of his whole person is said to have been better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating alderman than of a refined philosopher. At Turin, be fell in love with a lady, and, addressing her, declared that he was "abimt, aneanti."...
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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - 1886 - 460 sider
...his visage. His face was broad and fat, his mouth wide, and without any other expression than that of imbecility, his eyes vacant and spiritless, and...turtle-eating alderman than of a refined philosopher." Of his character he has himself, in the brief narrative which he calls " My Own Life," given a sufficiently...
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Hume

William Angus Knight - 1886 - 239 sider
...his visage. His face was broad and flat, his mouth wide, and without any other expression than that of imbecility; his eyes vacant and spiritless ; and...corpulence of his whole person was far better fitted to convey the idea of a turtle-eating alderman than that of a refined philosopher. His speech in English...
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