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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, Volumes 1-2

1836
...conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of entirely to annihilate and destroy it. Let the infusion...but still let the subject-matter of it be English. would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginable...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837
...conversation is now-adays 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 Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...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...him to understand his own language, and to know the truc intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion, and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...conversation is npw-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of s itself r would hardlv at first believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginable...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder, Volume 2

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1849
...Tillotson, " 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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) with expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man who lived an age or two ago should return into the world...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 a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1853
...conversation is uow-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 [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 1-2

Spectator The - 1853
...conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited, as 1 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 [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 11-12

Spectator The - 1853
...conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as 1 may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...him to understand his own language, and to know the * Archbishop Tillotson, vol. 2. ser. 1 true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion; and would hardly...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an ..., Volumes 11-12

1853
...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...dictionary to help him to understand his own language, arid to know the * Archbishop Tillotson, vol. 2. ser. 1 true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion;...
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