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" ... from the choice they had made. A poor galley slave, who had thrown down his chains, took up the gout in their stead, but made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough to see the several... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Spectator [no. 487-600 ... - Page 85
by Joseph Addison - 1854 - 8 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1717
...againit want of Appetite, and Care aguinft Pain. THE Female World were very bufie among themfel.es in bartering for Features; one was trucking a Lock, of grey Hairs for a Carbuncle, another was ma- _ king over a (hurt Wafte for a Pair of round Shoulders, and a third cheapning a bad Face for a...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1729
...againft want of Appetite, and Care againft Pain. THE Female World were very bufie among themfelves in bartering for Features; one was trucking a Lock...grey Hairs for a Carbuncle, another was making over a fhort Wafte for A Pair of round Shoulders, and a third cheapning a bad Face for a loft Reputation :...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 14

British essayists - 1802
...perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough to see the several ex* changes that were made, for sickness against poverty, hunger...themselves in bartering for features : one was trucking s. lock of gray hairs for a carbuncle, another was making over a short waist for a pair of round shoulders,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 18

1803
...gout in their stead, but made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough to see the several...carbuncle, another was making over a short waist for a round pair of shoulders, and a third cheapening a bad face for a lost reputation : but on all these...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...their stead, but made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive that he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough, to see the several exchanges that were made, for sickness ness against poverty, hunger against want of appetite, and care against pain. The female world were...
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The British Essayists, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...gout in their stead, but made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough to see the several...bartering for features: one was trucking a lock of gray hairs for a carbuncle, another was making over a short waist for a pair of round shoulders, and...
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The Spectator; in Miniature: Being a Collection of the Principal ..., Volume 1

1808
...stead, hut made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer hy the hargain. It was pleasant enough to see the several exchanges...and care against pain. The female world were very hnsy among themselves in hartering for features: one was trucking a lock of grey hairs for a carhuncle,...
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The Spectator, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...gout in their stead, but made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough to see the several...bartering for features : one was trucking a lock of grey heirs for a carbuncle, another was making over a short waist for a pair of round shoulders, and a third...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ...

1810
...gout in their stead, but made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough to see the several...bartering for features : one was trucking a lock of grey heirs for a carbuncle, another was making over a short waist for a pair of round shoulders, and a third...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 5

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...gout in their stead, but made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough to see the several...hunger against want of appetite, and care against pain. * We say incapable of receding, not, incapable to recede. But having said, either of them, to avoid...
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