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" Sometimes in his wild way of talking, he would say, that gravity was an arrant scoundrel ; and he would add — of the most dangerous kind too, — because a sly one ; and that he verily believed, more honest, well-meaning people were bubbled out of their... "
The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge - Page 153
1774
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, Volume 1

1760 - 220 pages
...of the moft dangerous kind too, — becaufe a fly one ; and that, he verily believed, more honeft, well-meaning people were bubbled out of their goods and money by it in one twelve-month, than by pocket- picking and ftiop-lifting in feven. In the naked temper which a merry heart difcovered, he...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, Volumes 1-3

Laurence Sterne - France - 1774 - 328 pages
...wild way of talking, he would fay, that gravity was an arrant fcoundrel; and he would add, of the moft dangerous kind too, becaufe a fly one; and that he verily believed, more honeft, well-meaning people were bubbled out of their goods and money by it in one twelve-month, than...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne: M.A. in Seven Volumes ...

Laurence Sterne - 1776
...way of walking, he would fay that gravity was an errant fcoundrel; and he would add,—of the moft dangerous kind too, becaufe a fly one; and that he verily . believed, morehoneft, well-meanin g people were bubbled out of their goods and money by it in one twelvemonth,...
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The Adventures of Roderick Random: In Two Volumes

Tobias Smollett - Adventure stories, English - 1780 - 262 pages
...of talk» ing, he would lay, chat gravity was an arrant fcoundrel, and he would add— of the moft dangerous kind too, becaufe a fly' one; and that, he verily believed, more honeft, well-meaning people, were bubbled out of their goods and money by it in one twelvemonth, than...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...: Memoirs. Tristram Shandy

Laurence Sterne - 1780
...way of talking, he would fay, that Gravity was an errant fcoundrel, and he would add,— of the moft dangerous kind too, — becaufe a fly one ; and that, he verily believed, more honeft, well-meaning people were bubbled out of their goods and money by it in one twelve-month, than...
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The Beauties of Sterne: Including All His Pathetic Tales, and Most ...

Laurence Sterne - 1784 - 276 pages
...wild way of talking,' he would fay that Gravity was an errant fcoundrel; and he would add, of the moft dangerous kind too,— becaufe a fly one ; and that...well-meaning people were bubbled out of their goods and mo-' ney by it in one twelvemonth, than by pocketpicking and fhop-lifting in feven. In the naked temper...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1789
...dangerous kind too, — — becaufe a fly one ; and that, he verily believed, more honett, well meaning people were bubbled out of their goods and money by...twelve-month, than by pocket-picking, and ihoplifting, iu fevcn. In the naked temper which a merry heart difcovered, he would lay, there \vas no danger, but...
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The Beauties of Sterne

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1790 - 325 pages
...add, of' the moft dangerous kind too,— becaufe a fly one; and that he verily believed, more honeft, well-meaning people were bubbled out of their goods...it in one twelvemonth, than by pocket-picking and fhop-lifting in feven. In the naked temper which a merry heart difcovered, he would fay, there was...
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The Beauties of Sterne

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1790 - 325 pages
...way of talking, he"^ would fay, that gravity was an arrant fcoundrel; and he would add, of the moft dangerous kind too, — becaufe a fly one; and that he verily believed, more honeft, well-meaning . people were bubbled out of their goods and money by it in one twelvemonth, than...
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The Beauties of Sterne: Including Many of His Letters and Sermons, All His ...

Laurence Sterne - 1799 - 324 pages
...of the moft dangerous kind too, — bepaufe a fly one ; and that he verily believed, more . honeft, 'w.ell-meaning people were bubbled out of their goods and money by it in one twelvemonth, than by pockettpicking and fliop-lifting in feven. In the naked temper which a merry heart difcovered, he would...
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