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" With all his reflective habits, he never made up his mind on a subject. His adherents accounted for this by the astonishing magnitude of his ideas. He conceived every subject on so grand a scale that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine... "
Knickerbocker's History of New York: (books III-VII) - Page 4
by Washington Irving - 1909 - 288 pages
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 8

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1810 - 444 pages
...accounted for by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every subject on so comprehensive a scale, that he had not room in his head, to turn it over and examine both sides of it, so that he always remained in doubt, merely in consequence of the astonishing magnitude of his ideas...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1812 - 306 pages
...by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every fubject on fo comprehenfive a fcale, that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine both fides of it, fo that he always remained in doubt, merely in confequence of the aftonifhing magnitude...
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A History of New York, from the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1819 - 302 pages
...accounted for by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every subject on so comprehensive a scale, that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine both sides of it, so that he always remained in doubt, merely in consequence of the astonishing magnitude of his ideas!...
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A History of New-York, from the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1819 - 310 pages
...accounted for by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every subject on so comprehensive a scale, that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine both sides of it, so that he always remained in doubt, merely in consequence of the astonishing magnitude of hia ideas!...
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A History of New York: From the Beginning of the World to the End of the ...

Washington Irving - 1820 - 540 pages
...accounted for by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every subject on so comprehensive a scale, that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine both sides HIS CHARACTER, 155 of it, so that he always remained in doubt, merely in consequence of the astonishing...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 5

1821 - 732 pages
...accounted for by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every subject on so comprehensive a scale, that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine both sides of it, so that he always remained in doubt, merely in consequence of the astonishing magnitude of his ideas...
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A History of New-York: From the Beginning of the World to the End ..., Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 414 pages
...accounted for by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every subject on so comprehensive a scale, that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine both sides of it ; so that he always remained in doubt, merely in consequence of the astonishing magnitude of his ideas...
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An Exposure of the Fallacy of the Hamiltonian System

John Hooper Hartnoll - 1823 - 40 pages
...comprehension is too much like that of Jacob Van Twiller, who always took so broad a view of a question, that he had not room in his head to turn it over and look at both sides of it. GREENWICH, April, 1824. J. Pliimmer, Printer, 51, Little Eutclieap. This...
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Memoirs Concerning the Affairs of Scotland, from Queen Anne's Accession to ...

George Lockhart - 1824 - 870 pages
...accounted for by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every subject on so comprehensive a scale that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine both sides of it; so that he always remained in doubt, merely in consequence of the astonishing magnitude of his ideas...
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A History of New York from the Beginning of the World

Washington Irving - 1825 - 356 pages
...accounted for by his adherents, who affirmed that he always conceived every subject on so comprehensive a scale that he had not room in his head to turn it over and examine hoth sides of it ; so that he always remained in douht, merely in consequence of the astonishing; magnitnde...
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