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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 [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ...

Spectator The - 1853
...return into the world again, be would re want a dictionary to help him to understand his own langu and to know the true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion, would havdly at first believe at what a low rate the highest sir; and expressions of kindness imaginable...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...may be excused if they hare still less for the graceful negligence of Archbishop Tilloteon's.— H. or two ago should return into the world again, he...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: The Spectator [no. 487-600 ...

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 8 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...or two ago should return into the world again, he ' Great British preacher '.] Deservedly called great, for the manliness of his sense, and the unadorned...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...etill less for the graceful negligenee of Arehb'ishop Tillotson's. — IT. No. 557.] SPECTATOR. 589 or two ago should return into the world again, he would really want a dietionary to help him to understand his own language and to know the true intrinsic value of the phrase...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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 ' V. Tillotson's Senn. vol. ii. 8d ed. fol. — C. • Great Britith preacher. Deservedly called great,...
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1855
...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...or two ago should return into the world again, he woiild really want a dictionary to help him to understand his own language, and to know the true intrinsic...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that it' a man that lived an age or two ago should return into...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 ...

John Timbs - 1856
...compliment, aad-ju .iuiftiu.rl (iijl<imj j iji^uf i HIM iiiiiiini nf liiinlni mi mill ill i[ii i in that if a man that lived an age or two ago should...dictionary to help him to understand his own language, ittid tu know the *r««.iatrinsrc vahle of 'the phrase in fashion, and would hardly at first believe...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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 1 V. Tillotson's Serm. vol. ii. 3d ed. foL — C. • Qreat British preacher. . Deservedly called great,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...now-a-days, so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of ex pressions of kindness and respect, that if a man that lived an age ' V. Tillotson's Serm. vol. ii. 8d ed. fol. — C. • Great British preachcr. Deservedly called greut,...
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