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" a prescience almost miraculous, and likened him to the Hebrew statesman of whom it is written that his counsel was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God. Lauderdale, loud and coarse, both in mirth and anger, was perhaps, under the "
The History of England from the Accession of James II - Sivu 112
tekijä(t) Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1864
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Critical and historical essays, contributed to The Edinburgh review, Nide 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay (baron [essays]) - 1854
...had ever pretended to be. But on him they were lost. The counsel of Ahithophel, that counsel which was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God, was turned into foolishness. He who had become a by-word, for the certainty with which he foresaw and...

Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Nide 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
...presentiment of approaching events, which gave so much authority to the counsel of Shaftesbury, that " it was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God." In this school Thucydides studied; and his wisdom is that which such a school would naturally afford....

Biographical and Historical Sketches

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1857 - 335 sivua
...prosperity which, while every thing else was constantly changing, remained unchangeable, attributed to him a prescience almost miraculous, and likened him to...coarse both in mirth and anger, was perhaps, under the outward show of boisterous frankness, the most dishonest man in the whole Cabal. He had been conspicuous...

Biographical and historical sketches

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1857 - 335 sivua
...prosperity which, while every thing else was constantly changing, remained unchangeable, attributed to him a prescience almost miraculous, and likened him to...coarse both in mirth and anger, was perhaps, under the outward show of boisterous frankness, the most dishonest man in the whole Cabal. He had been conspicuous...

Sermons and Addresses Delivered on Special Occasions

John Harris - 1858
...the substitution of some human oracle in their stead. Of a certain Old Testament character we read, that " his counsel was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God/' The noisy responses of these fallible oracles drown the voice, and disparage the authority, of the...

The Gentleman's Magazine, Nide 208

1860
...was constantly changing, remained unchangeable, attributed to him a prescience almost miraculous, nnd likened him to the Hebrew statesman of whom it is...was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God." This, though found in a great historical romance, certainly is the general estimate of Shaftesbury,...

The Gentleman's Magazine, Nide 208

1860
...prosperity which, while everything else was constantly changing, remained unchangeable, attributed to him a prescience almost miraculous, and likened him to...statesman of whom it is written that his counsel was a» if a man had inquired of the oracle of God." This, though found in a great historical romance,...

The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay: Contributions to Knight's ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...presentiment of approaching events which gave so much authority to the counsel of Shaftesbury that " it was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God." In this school Thucydides studied; and his wisdom is that which such a school would naturally afford....

CRITICAL, HISTORICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS

LORK MACAULAY - 1860
...presentiment of approaching events which gave so much authority to the counsel of Shaftesbury that " it was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God." In this school Timcydides studied ; and his wisdom is that which such a school would naturally afford....

The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay, Nide 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...presentiment of approaching events which gave so much authority to the counsel of Shaftesbury that " it was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God." In this school Thucydides studied; and his wisdom is that which such a school would naturally afford....




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