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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 National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1861 - 432 pages
...gout3 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...for sickness against poverty, hunger against want of ap petite, and care against pain. 4. The female world were vSry busy among themselves in bartering...
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Wissenschaftliche Grammatik der englischen Sprache, Volume 2

Eduard Fiedler - 1861
...6. 11), wrestle (id. 12). look to' t against the quarter-sessions (B. Fl. 1. 96). it wa-8 pleasant to see the several exchanges that were made, for sickness against poverty (Spec. 559), the porter did .-;/> >«>.' the gate against him in his face (S. 6. 3. 38), so bei envy...
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The Revised code. The grade lesson books in six standards, by E.T. Stevens ...

Edward Thomas Stevens - 1863
...made .such wry faces that one could easily see he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant to see the several exchanges that were made, for sickness...hunger against want of appetite, and care against pain. I must not omit my own particular adventure. My friend with the long visage had no sooner taken upon...
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Wisdom, Wit, and Allegory. Selected from "The Spectator"

Joseph Addison, P.P. - London. - Spectator, 1711-14 - 1864 - 318 pages
...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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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...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. 1 must not omit my own particular adventure. My friend with a long visage had no sooner taken upon...
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The Parish Magazine

1870
...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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National Fourth Reader: Containing a Simple, Comprehensive and Practical ...

Richard Green Parker - 1870
...that one might easily perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. It was pleasant enough to sse the several exchanges that were made, for sickness...hunger against want of appetite, and care against pain. 5. The female world were very busy among themselves in bartering for features ; one was trucking '...
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The School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 6

School board readers - 1872
...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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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

1872 - 534 pages
...him back his cholic ; but they were incapable either of them to recede from the choice they had made. The female world were very busy among themselves in bartering for features : one nicking a lock of grey hairs for a •le; another was making over a short waist for a pair of round...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed. with notes ...

Casket - 1874
...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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