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" His mind was great and powerful, without being of the very first order ; his penetration strong, though not so acute as that of a Newton, Bacon, or Locke ; and as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It was slow in operation, being little aided... "
Kings without crowns; or Lives of American presidents, with a sketch of the ... - Seite 62
von Charles H. Evans - 1884 - 224 Seiten
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Memoirs, correspondence and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed. by T.J ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1829
...and thoroughly; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these. His mind was great and powerful, without being of...conclusion. Hence the common remark of his officers, of the advantage he derived from councils of war, where, hearing all suggestions, he selected whatever was...
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Memoirs, Correspondence and Private Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Late ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1829 - 552 Seiten
...and thoroughly; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these. His mind was great and powerful, without being of...conclusion. Hence the common remark of his officers, of the advantage he derived from councils of war, where, hearing all suggestions, he selected whatever was...
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Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of Thomas ..., Band 4

Thomas Jefferson - 1829
...and thoroughly; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these. His mind was great and powerful, without being of...slow in operation, being little aided by invention ov imagination, but sure in conclusion. Hence the common remark of his officers, of the advantage he...
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The Monthly Review

1830
...latter, sketched by the same hand, cannot but prove, under those circumstances, very interesting. ' His mind was great and powerful, without being of...conclusion. Hence the common remark of his officers, of tlie advantage he derived from councils of war, where, hearing all suggestions, he selected whatever...
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The Monthly Review

1830
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1830
...addressed to Dr. Walter Jones (Vol. iv. p. 240), which contains the following character of Washington. ' His mind was great and powerful, without being of...Newton, Bacon, or Locke ; and as far as he saw, no judgement was ever sounder. It was slow in operation, being little aided by invention or imagination,...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - 1832 - 556 Seiten
...without being of the very first order ; his penetration strong, though not so acute as that of a INewton, Bacon, or Locke; and as far as he saw, no judgment...conclusion. Hence the common remark of his officers, of the advantage he derived from councils of war, where, hearing all suggestions, he selected whatever was...
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Sketches of the Life, Writings, and Opinions of Thomas Jefferson: With ...

B. L. Rayner - 1832 - 556 Seiten
...and thoroughly ; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these. " His mind was great and powerful, without being of...penetration strong, though not so acute as that of a INewton, Bacon, or Locke ; and as far as he saw, no judgment was ever sounder. It was slow in operation,...
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The Lives of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson: With a Parallel ...

Stephen Simpson - 1833 - 389 Seiten
...and thoroughly; and were I called on to delineate his character, it should be in terms like these:" "His mind was great and powerful, without being of...conclusion. Hence the common remark of his officers, of the advantage he derived from councils of war, where hearing all suggestions, he selected whatever was...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Band 27

1843
...character, and the leader of the party opposed to Washington's general policy. It is as follows : — ' His mind was great and powerful, without being of...conclusion. Hence the common remark of his officers, of the advantage he derived from councils of war, where hearing all suggestions, he selected whatever was...
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