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" ... these the periods, for the most part, of greatest interest to mankind, the history of which may be so written that the actors shall reveal their characters in their own words ; where mind can be seen matched against mind, and the great passions of... "
Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the Royal ... - Page 197
by Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1866
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The North American Review, Volume 106

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1868 - 780 pages
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts...times are as the Grecian destiny, and the power of man is seen either stemming the stream till it overwhelms him, or ruling while he seems to yield to...
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Proceedings, Volume 4

Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1866
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts...drama — not Shakespeare's — but a drama none the less. So at least it seems to me. Wherever possible, let us not be told AROUT this man or that. Let...
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Short Studies on Great Subjects

James Anthony Froude - 1868 - 440 pages
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts...the stream till it overwhelms him, or ruling while lie seems to yield to it. It is Nature's drama — not Shakespeare's — but a drama none the less....
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1869
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts...— drama of the highest order — where the huge force* of the times are as the Orccian destiny, and the power of the man is seen either stemming the...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1869
...the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be eihibited at their while heat in the souls and hearts possessed by them. There are all the clement« of drama — drama of the highest order — where the huge forces of the times are as the...
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Short Studies on Great Subjects, Volume 1

James Anthony Froude - 1873 - 686 pages
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts possessed by them. There are all the elements of drama—drama of the highest order—where the huge forces of the times are as the Grecian destiny,...
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Short Studies on Great Subjects, Volume 2

James Anthony Froude - 1873 - 540 pages
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts possessed by themtj There are all the elements of drama — drama of the highest order — where the huge forces...
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Independent Sixth Reader: Containing a Complete Treatise on ..., Book 6

James Madison Watson - 1875 - 486 pages
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts possessed by them. 9. There are all the elements of drama — drama of the highest order — where the huge forces of...
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The Independent First[-sixth] Reader ...

James Madison Watson - 1876 - 484 pages
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts possessed by them. 9. There are all the elements of drama — drama of the highest order — where the huge forces of...
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Prose masterpieces from modern essayists [ed. by G.H.P.

Prose masterpieces - 1884 - 350 pages
...matched against mind, and the great passions of the epoch not simply be described as existing, but be exhibited at their white heat in the souls and hearts...drama, — not Shakespeare's, but a drama none the less. So at least it seems to me. Wherever possible, let us not be told about this man or that. Let...
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