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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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 764 pages
...vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, thai urities of your commerce. Do not dream that your letters...contexture of this mysterious whole. These things do no would hardly at first believe at what a low rale the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginable...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's ...

Joseph Addison - 1880
...nmy be excused if they have still less for tho graceful negligence of Archbishop Tillot oon's. — H. or two ago should return into the world again, he...understand his own language and to know the true intrinsic valne of the phrase in fashion ; and would hardly, at first, believe at what a low rate the highest...
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English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious ...

George Crabb - 1882 - 856 pages
...illustration of the subject proposed, while an encyclopedia embraces the whole circuit of science. If a man that lived an age or two ago should return...dictionary to help him to understand his own language. TILLOTSON. Every science borrows from all the rest, anil we cannot attain any single one without the...
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English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order ; with Copious ...

George Crabb - 1882 - 856 pages
...proposed, while an rnryclopmlia embraces the whole circuit of science. If a man that lived an ajie or two ago should return into the world again, he...dictionary to help him to understand his own language. TILLOTSON. Every science borrows from all the rest, and we cannot attain any single one without the...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 6

Joseph Addison - 1883
...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 ago 1 V. Tillotson's Serm. vol. ii. 3d ed. foL— C. " Great British preacfter. Deservedly called great,...
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Readings from the Spectator. With notes

Joseph Addison - 1884
...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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Exercises in Latin prose composition, with intr., notes

George Gilbert Ramsay - 1885
...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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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1886 - 528 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 10 hardly, at first, believe, at what a low rate the highest strains and expressions of kindness...
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The Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

1888 - 555 pages
...neighboars, in some of the worst of their qualities. The dialect of conversation is now-a-days so swell'd with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I...understand his own language, and to know the true intrinsick value of the phrase in fashion, and would hardly at first believe at what a low rate the...
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A Graded List of Common Words Difficult to Spell

1891 - 88 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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