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" The dialect of conversation is nowadays so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man that lived an age or two ago should return into the world again he would really want a... "
Everybody's Writing-desk Book - Page 25
by Charles Nisbet, Don Lemon - 1892 - 310 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1717
...may fay) of Expreffions of Kindnefs and Refpect, that if a Man that lived an Age or two ago fhould return into the World again, he would really want a Dictionary to help iim to undcrftand his own Language, and to know the true intrinfick Value of the Phrafe in fafhion;...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...fay) of Expreffionsof Kindnefcand 4 "Refpeft, that if a Man that lived an Age or two ago ' I honld return into the World again he would really want ' a Dictionary to help him to understand his own Lan• guage, and to know the true intrinfick Value of. the ' Phrafe in F.iChion., and would hardly...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1729
...may fay) of Expreflions of Kindnefs and Refpeft, that if a Man that lived an Age or two ago fliould return into the World again, he would really want a Dictionary to help him to underftand his own Language, and to know the true intrinfick Value of the Phrafe in fafhion ; and would...
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The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Volume 4

John Tillotson - 1748
...may fay) with expreffions of kindnefs and refpect, that if a man that lived an age or two ago, mould return into the world again, he would really want a dictionary to help him to underftand his own language, and to know the true intrinfick value of the phrafe in fafhion ; and would...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...fay, of expreflions ' of kindnefs and-rel'ptit, that if a man ' that lived an age or two ago (liould ' return into the world again, he would ' really want a dictionary to help him * to unoerlland his own language, and ' to know the true intrinfic value of the ' phrafe in faihion, and...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...fay) of expreffions of kind' nefs and refpecl:, that if a man that lived an * age or two ago mould return into the world ' again, he would really want a dictionary to ' help him to underftand his own language, and ' to know the true intriniic value of the phrale « in fafhion ; and...
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The Enquirer: Reflections on Education, Manners, and Literature. In a Series ...

William Godwin - 1797 - 481 pages
...may fay) of expreffions of kindnefs and refpedr, that if a man that lived an Age or two ago fhould return into the World again, he would really want a Dictionary to* help him to underftand his own Language, and to know the true intrinfick value of the phrafe in faffion, and would...
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The Addisonian miscellany, a selection from the Spectator, Tatler, and ...

Joseph Addison - 1801
...may fay) witn expreffions of kindnefs and refpect, that if a man who lived an age or two ago (bould return into the world again, he would really want a dictionary to help< him to underftand his own language, and to know the true intrinfic value of the phrafe in fafhion, and would...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...conversation is now-adays so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion, and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginable...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 7

British essayists - 1802
...conversation is now-adays so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion, and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginable...
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