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Patriotism and Empire - Page 100
by John Mackinnon Robertson - 1899 - 208 pages
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The Words of Wellington: Collected from His Despatches, Letters, and ...

1869 - 221 pages
...with me—if I can call it conversation—for it was almost all on his side, and all about himself, and in really a style so vain and so silly as to surprise me. I suppose something that I happened to say made him guess that I was somebody, and he went out...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 158

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1884
...conversation with me, if I can call it conversation, for it was almost all on his side and all about himself, and in, really, a style so vain and so silly as to...happened to say may have made him guess that I was somebody, and he went out of the room for a moment, I have no doubt to ask the officekeeper who I was,...
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The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late ..., Volume 2

John Wilson Croker - 1884
...conversation with me, if I can call it conversation, for it was almost all on his side and all about himself, and in, really, a style so vain and so silly as to...happened to say may have made him guess that I was somebody, and he went out of the room for a moment, I have no doubt to ask the office-keeper who I...
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The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late ..., Volume 2

John Wilson Croker - 1885
...conversation with me, if I can call it conversation, for it was almost all on his side and all about himself, and in, really, a style so vain and so silly as to...happened to say may have made him guess that I was somebody, and he went out of the room for a moment, I have no doubt to ask the office-keeper who I...
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The Croker papers, ed. by L.J. Jennings, Volume 2

John Wilson Croker - 1885
...conversation with me, if I can call it conversation, for it was almost all on his side and all about himself, and in, really, a style so vain and so silly as to...happened to say may have made him guess that I was sfmifbody, and he went out of the room for a moment, I have no doubt to ask the office-keeper who I...
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The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late ..., Volume 2

John Wilson Croker - 1885
...conversation with me, if I can call it conversation, for it was almost all on his side and all about himself, and in, really, a style so vain and so silly as to...happened to say may have made him guess that I was somebody, and he went out of the room for a moment, I have no doubt to ask the office-keeper who I...
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The Croker Papers: The Correspondence and Diaries of the Late ..., Volume 2

John Wilson Croker - 1885
...conversation with me, if I can call it conversation, for it was almost all on his side and all about himself, and in, really, a style so vain and so silly as to...happened to say may have made him guess that I was somebody, and he went out of the room for a moment, I have no doubt to ask the office-keeper who I...
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The Life of Nelson, the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, Volume 2

Alfred Thayer Mahan - 1897
...War Offices seem then to have been under one head. VOL. ii. — 21 322 THE LIFE OF NELSON. himself, and in, really, a style so vain and so silly as to...happened to say may have made him guess that I was somebody, and he went out of the room for a moment, I have no doubt to ask the office-keeper who I...
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The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, Volume 2

Alfred Thayer Mahan - 1897
...War Offices seem tlieu to have been under one head. VOL. II. — 21 322 THE LIFE OF NELSON. himself, and in, really, a style so vain and so silly as to...happened to say may have made him guess that I was somebody, and he went out of the room for a moment, 1 have no doubt to ask the office-keeper who I...
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The Citizen, Volumes 3-4

1898
...recognized him but whom he did not recognize, he talked "all about himself," says Wellington, "and really in a style so vain and so silly as to surprise and almost disgust me." Fortunately for Wellington's final judgment of him, Nelson learned to whom he was talking in time to...
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