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" And this soothing hope I draw from the dearest and tenderest recollections of my life, from the remembrance of those attic nights and those refections of the gods which we have spent with those admired and respected and beloved companions who have gone... "
Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks - Page 260
edited by - 1808 - 2337 pages
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Speechies of John Philpot Curran while at the Bar

James A. L. Whittier - 1872
...course. I would add, that if he had seemed to hesitate, it was but for a moment ; that his hesitation was like the passing cloud that floats across the morning...recollections of my life ; from the remembrance of those attic nights and those refections of the gods which we have partaken with those admired, and respected,...
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The Rival Collection of Prose and Poetry, for the Use of Schools, Colleges ...

Readers - 1872 - 504 pages
...I would add, that, if he had seemed to hesitate, it was but for a moment ; that his hesitation was like the passing cloud that floats across the morning...recollections of my life ; from the remembrance of those attic nights and those refections of the gods which we have partaken with those admired, and respected,...
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The Sixth Progressive Reader, Or Oratorical Class-book: With a Treatise on ...

Patrick O'Shea - 1873 - 474 pages
...1 wou]d add, that, if he had seemed to hesitate, it was but for a moment ; that his hesitation was like the passing cloud that floats across the morning...recollections of my life ; from the remembrance of those attic nights and those refections of the gods which we have partaken with those admired, and respected,...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 85

1875
...would add, that if he had seemed to hesitate it was but for a moment ; that his hesitation was but like the passing cloud that floats across the morning...even approaching the face of the luminary. And this, this soothing hope " (in allusion to their long broken friendship) " I draw from the dearest and tenderest...
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The Might and Mirth of Literature: A Treatise on Figurative Language. In ...

John Walker Vilant Macbeth - English language - 1875 - 542 pages
...club along with Curran. Curran expressed the hope that the decision of the court would be favorable: " This soothing hope I draw from the dearest and tenderest...recollections of my life; from the remembrance of those Attic nights which we have spent with those admired, respected, beloved companions who have gone before...
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The Irish Nation: Its History and Its Biography, Volume 3

James Wills - Ireland - 1876
...to the sensibility of his old friend, in the following allusion to the meetings of the club : — " this soothing hope I draw from the dearest and tenderest...recollections of my life — from the remembrance of those attic heights and those refections of the gods, which we have spent with those admired, and respected...
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The Irish Bar: Anecdotes, Bon-mots and Biographical Sketches of the Bench ...

James Roderick O'Flanagan - Law - 1878 - 59 pages
...proceedings at Westminster by the learning of the Barons, Curran thus continued : "These soothing hopes I draw from the dearest and tenderest recollections of my life, from the remembrance of those Attic nights, and those refections of the gods, which we have spent with those admired and respected...
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Graded Selections for Memorizing: Adapted for Use at Home and in School

John Bradley Peaslee - American literature - 1880 - 184 pages
...character can not be essentially injured, except by your own acts. LXVIII.—ADDRESS TO LORD AVONMORE. THIS soothing hope I draw from the dearest and tenderest recollections of my life—from the remembrance of those Attic nights, and those refections of the gods, which we have...
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Poems of Ireland. To which is added 'Lover's Metrical tales'.

Samuel Lover - 1884
...well as happily illustrative of Curran's style, that it is worth recording : — " This soothing hopa I draw from the dearest and tenderest recollections of my life — from the remembrance of those attic nights, and those refections of the gods, which we hr.ve spent with those admired, and respected,...
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Wit and Humor of Bench and Bar

Marshall Brown - Law - 1899 - 578 pages
...joyous club. Curran, expressing the hope that the decision of the court would be favorable, said : " This soothing hope I draw from the dearest and tenderest...recollections of my life; from the remembrance of those Attic nights which we have spent with those admired, respected, beloved companions who have gone before...
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