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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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“The” History of England from the Accession of James II, Nide 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1878
...prosperity which, while every thing else was constantly changing, remained unchangeable, attributed to him a prescience almost miraculous, and likened him to...counsel was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of (Jod. Lauderdale, loud and coarse both in mirth and anger, was perhaus, under the outward show of boisterous...

Sir William Temple

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1878 - 143 sivua
...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 byword, for the certainty with which he foresaw and...

Burke

John Morley - 1879 - 216 sivua
...cloud burst and the doom was fulfilled, men turned to Burke, as they went of old to Ahithophel, whose counsel was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God. It is not to our purpose to discuss all the propositions advanced in the Reflections, much less to...

Burke

John Morely Morely (Viscount) - 1879 - 214 sivua
...cloud burst and the doom was fulfilled, men turned to Burke, as they went of old to Ahithophel, whose counsel was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God. *"~p It is not to our purpose to discuss all the propositions advanced in the Reflections, much less...

Readings in English history

English history - 1880
...prosperity which while everything else was constantly changing remained unchangeable, attributed to him a prescience almost miraculous, and likened him to the Hebrew statesman, of whom it was written that his counsel was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God." Else why should he,...

Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay, Nide 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...had ever pretended to be. But on him they were lost. The counsel of Achitophel, that counsel which was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God, was turned into foolishness. He who had become a byword for the certainty with which he foresaw, and...

The miscellaneous writings, speeches and poems of lord Macaulay, Nide 1

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1880
...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 natur70 HISTORY....

Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay, Nide 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...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....

Reminiscences of Congregationalism Fifty Years Ago: Prepared for the Jubilee ...

John Stoughton - 1881 - 93 sivua
...I remember Dean Alford once said to me of Archbishop Sumner—what was " counselled in those days, was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God." Such was the person who appeared first on the list of chairmen, and I have no doubt he fulfilled his...

Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Nide 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1882
...prosperity which, while everything 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...




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