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" the Colossus of that Congress — the great pillar of support to the Declaration of Independence, and its ablest advocate and champion on the floor of the House, was John Adams. "
A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All ... - Página 8
por Richard Alfred Davenport - 1832 - 527 páginas
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volumen90

Edmund Burke - 1849
...United States, one who was described, in the words of Jefferson, as •• the colossus of Congress, the pillar of support to the Declaration of Independence, and its ablest advocate and defender." The son, cradled in the revolution, at nine years of age heard the Declaration of Independence...
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A Discourse on the Lives and Characters of Thomas Jefferson and ..., Volumen1

William Wirt - 1826 - 69 páginas
...at least, of his prolocutors ? Mr. Jefferson has told us that "the Colossus of that Congress—the great " pillar of support to the Declaration of Independence,...advocate and champion on the floor of •'the House, was Jobn Adams." How he supported it, can now be only matter of imagination : for, the debate was conducted...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

1826 - 426 páginas
...might have been lost. In the language of Mr. Jefferson, he was " the Colossus of that Congress — the pillar of support to the Declaration of Independence, and its ablest advocate and defender." In that day of darkness, he stood first among the foremost, and in his own emphatic language,...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volumen5

1827
...one, at least, of his prolocutors? Mr. Jefferson has told us that " the Colossus of that Congress — the great pillar of support to the Declaration of...champion on the floor of the House, was John Adams." How he supported it, ican now be only matter of imagination : for, the debate was conducted with closed...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volumen5

1827
...one, at least, of his prolocutors? Mr. Jefferson has told us that "the Colossus of that Congress—the great pillar of support to the Declaration of Independence,...champion on the floor of the House, was John Adams." How he supported it, can now be only matter of imagination: for, the debate was conducted with closed...
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The Foreign Review, Volumen1

1828
...least, of his prolocutors ? Mr. Jefferson has told us, that " that the colossus of that Congress — the great pillar, of support to the Declaration of...champion on the floor of the House, was John Adams." ' — ( A Discourse on the Lives and Characters of Thomas Joflcrsnn and John Adams.' By W. Watt, Attorney-general...
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The Foreign Review, Volumen1

1828
...least, of his prolocutors ? Mr. Jefferson has told us, that " that the colossus of that Congress — the great pillar of support to the Declaration of...champion on the floor of the House, was John Adams." ' — 'A Discourse on the Lives and Characters of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.' By W. Watt, Attorney-general...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1828 - 298 páginas
...the speaking talent of the House Mr. Jefferson has told us that " the Colossus of that Congress-— the great pillar of support to the Declaration of Independence, and its ablest advo^ cate and champion on the floor of Ihe House,, was John Adams." The resolution having been carried,...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volumen1

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1829 - 13 páginas
...the subject of independence is said to have been unrivalled. Mr. Jefferson himself has affirmed, " that the great pillar of support to the declaration...champion on the floor of the house, was John Adams." Speaking of his general character as an orator, the same illustrious man observed, that he was " the...
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The New England Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of All the States ...

John Hayward - 1829 - 508 páginas
...attempt to subjugate freemen ; and by his side stood the man, who, in the language of Jefferson, " was the great pillar of support to the declaration of...and its ablest advocate and champion on the floor of Congress." Mr. Adams says," At one o'clock on Wednesday, the first of June, 1785, the master of ceremonies...
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