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A Modern Symposium

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Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 34,980 / 103 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 33.5
LoC Category: HN
Downloads: 365
Added to site: 2009.11.10
mnybks.net#: 25739
Genre: Non-fiction
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s elastic upright figure, his firm chin, the exuberance of his gestures, the clear ring of his voice, expressed admirably the intellectual and nervous force which he possessed in a higher degree than any man I have ever come across. He began without hesitation, and spoke throughout with the trained and facile eloquence of which he was master. "I shall, I am sure, be believed," he said, "when I emphatically assert that nothing could be more distressing to me than the notion--if I should be driven to accept it--that the liberal measures on which, in my opinion, the prosperity and the true welfare of the country depends should have, as one of their incidental concomitants, the withdrawal from public life of such men as our friend who has just sat down. We need all the intellectual and moral resources of the country; and among them I count as not the least valuable and fruitful the stock of our ancient country gentlemen. I regretted the retirement of Lord Cantilupe on public as well as on personal grounds; and my

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