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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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...the gout instead, 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 ;...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...the gout instead, 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 wag trucking a lock of gray hairs for a carbuncle; another was making over a short waist for a pair...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - 1857 - 412 pages
...the gout instead, 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. I must not omit my own particular adventure. My friend with a long visage had no sooner taken upon...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 448 pages
...but made such wry faces, that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. 11. The female world were very busy among themselves in...''"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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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - 1858 - 480 pages
...stead, but made such wry faces that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. 14. It was pleasant enough to see the several exchanges...appetite, and care against pain. The female world was very busy among themselves in bartering for features; one was trucking a lock of gray hairs for...
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The class book, for the use of schools

John Guy (schoolmaster.) - 1858
...in their place, but he 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...that were made, for sickness against poverty, hunger for want of appetite, and care against pain. The ladies were very busy among themselves in bartering...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1859 - 408 pages
...3 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. 4. The female world were vSry busy among themselves in bartering for features; one was trucking 3 a...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...instead, but made such wry faces that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bar-, gain. It was pleasant enough to see the several exchanges...hunger against want of appetite, and care against pain. I must not omit my own particular adventure. My friend with a long visage had no sooner taken upon...
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The Prose and Prose Writers of Britain from Chaucer to Ruskin: With ...

Robert Demaus - 1860 - 552 pages
...the gout instead, 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. I must not omit my own particular adventure. My friend with a long visage had no sooner taken upon...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - 1860 - 428 pages
...the gout instead ; 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...against poverty, hunger against want of appetite, and ease against pain. The female world were busy among themselves in bartering for features : one was...
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