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  • The conflict between these two elements of Common Sense was too profound to be compromised; and the moral consciousness of mankind demanded a more trenchant partisanship than Aristotle's.
  • He had been ceaselessly assailed, in and out)f paTliament, by the trenchant criticism, and often unmannerly sit, of Pitts friends, among whom George Canning was now :onspicuous.
  • The work consists of brief, vigorous and trenchant delineations of moral types, which contain a most valuable picture of the life of his time.
  • Occasionally even there are touches of humour and of trenchant satire - always the sign of an honest writer.
  • In this year he lost his seat in consequence of the popular prejudice aroused against him by his trenchant pamphlet Oui et non (1845) against attacks on religious liberty, and a second entitled Feul Feul (1845), written in reply to those who demanded a retractation of the former.
 

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