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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].

Spectator The - 1857
...convena. tion 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...really want a dictionary to help him to understand his OWH language, and to know the true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion and would hardly at first...
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A manual of Greek prose composition

Henry Musgrave Wilkins - 1858 - 318 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...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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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864
...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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1868
...compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) rvith expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man who he would really want a dictionary to help him to understand...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

1870
...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. or two ago should return into the world again,...
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The Experiences of a Planter in the Jungles of Mysore, Volume 1

Robert Henry Elliot - 1871
...dialect of conversation is nowadays so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may H2 say) with expressions of kindness and respect, that...language, and to know the true, intrinsic value of the phrases in fashion ; and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions...
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Selections from Addison's papers contributed to the Spectator, ed. by T. Arnold

Joseph Addison - 1875
...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 D hardly, at first, believe, at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness...
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1875 - 528 pages
...is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expres1ions of kindness and respect, that if a man that lived an age or :wo ago should return into the world again, he would really want 1 dictionary to help him to understand...
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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1876
...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...to know the true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion—and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 pages
...vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that il 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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