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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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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pages
...now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions 6f a sriouki return into the world again, he would really want a dictionary to help him to understand his...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...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 Enquirer

William Godwin - 1823 - 411 pages
...Conversation is now a days so swell'd with Vanity and Complement, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...understand his own Language, and to know the true intrinsick value of the phrase in fassion, and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]. With hist. and biogr ..., Volume 8

Spectator The - 1823
...in folio. TOL. VIII. C feited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a nmn that lived an age or two ago should return into the...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion ; and would hardly at first believe at what a high rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginable...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...is now a days so swell'd with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expression» of kindness and respect, that if a man that lived...should, return into the world again , he would really *»nt a dictionary to help him to understand his own language, and to know the true intrinsic value...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

1824
...conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and complirnent,.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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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828 - 80 pages
...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 that lived an age or two • Archbishop Tillotson, vol. ii. sermon i. folio edition. c5 ago should return into the world again,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...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 Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

1832
...conversation is now-a-days so swelledvwith vanity and compliment, and so surfeited,, as 1 may say, of expressions of ''kindness and respect, that if a man...age or two ago should return into the world again, he-would really want a dictionary tp help him to understand his own language, and to know the true...
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