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" I, clapping my hands cheerily together, that was I in a desert, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections If I could not do better, I would fasten them upon some sweet myrtle, or seek some melancholy cypress to connect myself to... "
The Universal Magazine - Page 153
1780
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW, OR LITERARY JOURNAL BY SEVERAL HANDS

SEVERAL HANDS - 1768
...the fruits it offers. I declare, faid I, clapping my hands chearuy together, that was I in a defart^ I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections — If I could not do better, I would faften them upon fomc fweet myrtle, or feek fome melancholy cyprefs to connecl myfelf to— 1 would...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, Volume 1

Laurence Sterne - France - 1770
...the fruits it offers. I declare, faid I, clapping my hands chearily together, that was I in a defert, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections — .If I couid not do better, I would fatten them upon fome fweet myrtle, or feek fome melancholy cypreis to...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 42

English literature - 1780
...exercifed on fomething ; for not to love is tobe milerable. " Were 1 in a defert, (fays Sterne), 1 would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections....could not do better, I would fallen them upon fome fwett myrtle, or feek fome melancholy cyprefs to conned myfclf to. I would court their fliade, and...
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Anecdotes, Bons-mots, and Characteristic Traits of the Greatest Princes ...

Anecdotes - 1789 - 359 pages
...not to love, is to be miferable. " Were I in a " defert," fays Sterne, " I would find fomething in it to call forth my affections. If I could not • do better, I tvould faften them upon fome fweet " myrtle, or fcek fome melancholy cyprefs to" connect myfelf to,...
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A sentimental journey through France and Italy, by mr. Yorick. [Followed by ...

Laurence Sterne - 1790
...I, clapping my hands cheerfully together, that, was I in a defart, I would find out wherewith in 3t to call forth my affections — If I could not do better, I would fatten them upon fome fweet myrtle, or leek fome melancholy cypreis to connect myfelf to— I would...
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The Stockton bee: or, Monthly miscellany

1794
...fume'hing; for not to love is to bemiferable. " Were I in a defert," fays Sterne, " I would find fomething in it to call forth my affections. If I could not do better, I would fatten them upon fome fweet myrtle, or fe? k fome melancholy cyprefs to connect myfelf to; I vvouiti...
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The Beauties of Sterne

Laurence Sterne - Novelists, English - 1799 - 324 pages
...offers. I declare, faid I, clapping my hands cheerily together, that were I irt a defart, I would lind out wherewith in it to call forth my affections — If I could do no better, I would fatten them upon fomc fweet myrtle, or feek fome melancholy cyprefs to connect...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...our affections upon inanimate nature. " Were I in a desert," says Sterne, " I would find something in it to call forth my affections. If I could not do better I woukl fasten them upon some sweet myrtle, or seek some melancholy cypress to connect myself to. I would...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne - France - 1802 - 212 pages
...the fruits it offers. I declare, said I, clapping my hands cheerily together, that was I in a desart, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections — If I could do no better, I would fasten them upon some sweet myrtle, or seek some melancholy cypress to connect...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...: With a Life of the Author, Written by ...

Laurence Sterne - 1803
...the fruits it offers. I declare, faid I, clapping my hands cheerily together, that was I in a defert, I would find out wherewith in it to call forth my affections If I could not do better, I would faften them upon fome fweet myrtle, or feek fome melancholy cyprefs to connect myfelf to — I would...
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