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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 Pacific Coast First [-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

1875
...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. 12. The female world were very busy among themselves in bartering for features : one was trucking a...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...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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The Bible Looking Glass: Reflector, Companion and Guide to the Great Truths ...

1881
...the gout instead, but made such wry faces that one might easily perceive ho 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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Readings from the Spectator. With notes

Joseph Addison - 1884
...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. 4. The female world were very busy among themselves in bartering for features; one was trucking a lock...
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British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1885
...supportable by our being accustomed to it, I shall not determine. perceive he was no great gainer by s vanish'd I could not for my heart forbear pitying the poor hump-backed gentleman, mentioned in the former paper,...
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Treasures from the Prose World: With Biographical Sketches

Frank McAlpine - 1886 - 400 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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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 16

Richard Garnett - 1890
...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 ; and another was making over a short waist for a pair of round shoulders...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - 1891 - 382 pages
...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...themselves in bartering for features; one was trucking a lot of gray hairs for a carbuncle, another was making over a short waist for a pair of round shoulders,...
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Select Essays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 320 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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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - 1893
...perceive he was no great gainer by the bargain. j It was pleasant enough to sec the several ex' changes that were made, for sickness against poverty, hunger...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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