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" The dialect of conversation is nowadays so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man that lived an age or two ago should return into the world again he would really want a... "
Everybody's Writing-desk Book - Page 25
by Charles Nisbet, Don Lemon - 1892 - 310 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 18

1803
...conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion; and would hardly, at first, believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804
...conversation is noAv-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion ; and would hardly, at first, believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...Tillotson, ' is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and coirir plimenl, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...again, he would really want a dictionary to help him to underT sUnd his own language, and to knowthe true intrinx 4 slSic value of the phrase in fashion; and...
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The Spectator; in Miniature: Being a Collection of the Principal ..., Volume 1

1808
...conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion, and would hardly at first helieve at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginahle...
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The Panoplist, and Missionary Magazine United, Volume 5

1810
...conversation is now so swelled with vanity and compliment, that if a man who lived an age or two ago were to return into the world again, he would really want...understand his own language, and to know the true intrinsic meaning of the phrases in fashion, and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the highest...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an association of ...

1810
...conversation is now so swelled with vanity and compliment, that if a man who lived an age or two ago were to return into the world again, he would really want...help him to understand his own language, and to know tin; true intrinsic meaning of the phrases in fashion, and would hardly at first believe at what a...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1811
...conversation is, now-a-days, so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...world again, he would really want a dictionary to * Great British preacher."] Deservedly called great, for the manliness of his sense, and the unadorned...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 5

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...style, may be excused if they have still less for the graceful negligence of Archbishop Tillotson's. help him to understand his own language, and to know...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion ; and would hardly, at first, believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 37

British essayists - 1819
...conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion, and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginable...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1819
...and so sur* Archbishop Tillotson, vol. ii. sermon i. p 7. edit, in folio. feited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...lived an age or two ago should return into the world a^ain, he would really want a dictionary to help him to understand his own language, and to know the...
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