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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 Macaulay - 1903
...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...

William Pitt, earl of Chatham. Sir James Mackintosh. Lord Bacon. Sir William ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903
...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...

Essay on Sir William Temple

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1905 - 135 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 by-word, for the certainty with which he foresaw and...

The History of England from the Accession of James the Second

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1913
...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 made himself...

Burke

John Morley - 1913 - 320 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 Morley - 1923 - 318 sivua
...cloud burst and the doom was fulfilled, men turned to Burke, as they went of old to Abithophel, 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...

John, Viscount Morley: An Appreciation and Some Reminiscences

John Hartman Morgan - 1924 - 215 sivua
...may say of him what he has said of Burke. Men turned to him as they went of old to Ahithophel, whose counsel was as if a man had inquired of the oracle of God. And as he looked at events, so he looked at men. He saw them in their littleness without ceasing to...

The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Nide 47

1828
...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....

Miscellaneous Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay - 2005 - 552 sivua
...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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Miscellaneous Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay - 2005 - 552 sivua
...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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