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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 British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1819
...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 British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 11-12

British essayists - 1823
...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 [by J. Addison and others]. With hist. and biogr ..., Volume 8

Spectator The - 1823
...gout in their stead, butmade 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 British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...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...themselves in bartering for features; one was trucking a I could not from my heart forbear pitying the poor hump-backed gentleman mentioned in the former paper,...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary ..., Volume 2

1823
...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...busy among themselves in bartering for features ; one trucking a lock of grey hairs for a carbuncle, another was making over a short waist for a pair of...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...several »changes that were made, tor sickness against poverty, hunger against want of appetite, and cape against pain. The female world were very busy among...bartering for features; one was trucking a lock of gray hairs for t carbuncle, another Was making over a «hort Want for a pair of round shoulders, and...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

1824 - 323 pages
...in their stead, bur made such wry faf es, that ope 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. 1-8. The female world were very busy among themselves in bartering for features ; one was trucking...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 pages
...gout in their stead, but made such wry faces, that one might easilj 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 ; and another was making over a short waist for a pair of round shoulders...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837
...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 Young Ladies' Class Book: A Selection of Lessons for Reading, in Prose ...

Ebenezer Bailey - 1840
...to every one his particular packet. The hurry and confusion, at this time, was not to be expressed It was pleasant enough to see the several exchanges...pain. The female world were very busy among themselves 1n bartering for features : one was trucking a lock of gray hairs for a carbuncle, another was making...
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