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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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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...help him to understand his own language, and to know th e true intrinsic value of th e phrase in fashion, and would hardly at first believe at what a low...
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Selections from the Spectator of Addison and Steele

A. Meserole - 1896 - 410 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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English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order, with Copious ...

George Crabb - 1896 - 856 pages
...whole circuit of science. If a man that lived an age or two Ago should return into the world asrain, he would really want a 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 Spectator, Volume 8

George Gregory Smith - 1898
...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...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...
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THE SPECTATOR

1897
...Conversation is nowa" days so swelTd 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 shou'd return into the World again, he would really want a Dictionary to help him to understand his...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

George Gregory Smith - 1897
...Conversation is now-'a^ days so swell'd 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 shou'd return into the World again, he would really want a Dictionary to help him to understand his...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...Tillotson's sermon ' Of Sincerity towards God and Man ' (Works, vol. ii. p. 6, folio ed.). (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...language, and to know the true intrinsic value of tke phrase in fashion ; and would hardly, at first, believe at what a low rate the highest strains...
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The SPECTATOR

1898
...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...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...
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Latin Prose Composition: Containing passages of graduated difficulty for ...

George Gilbert Ramsay - 1903
...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 British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1906 - 752 pages
...conversation is now-a-dayB so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited, as eo I may say, of expressions of kindness and respect, that, if a man...again, he would really want a dictionary to help him to 65 understand his own language, and to know the true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion; and...
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