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" Tis that which we all see and know : any one better apprehends what it is by acquaintance than I can inform him by description. It is indeed a thing so versatile and multiform, appearing in so many shapes, so many postures, so many garbs, so variously... "
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by william harrison ainsworth - 1857
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 18

1790
...rarioully apprehended by i'cvenlcyes and judgments, that it icemeth no Icfs hard to. fetde a clesr and certain notion thereof than to make a portrait...figure of the fleeting air. Sometimes it lieth in pr.t al Union to a known ftory, or in feafonnhle application of a tiivial faying, or in terming an...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 52

English literature - 1790
...garbs, fo varioufly apprehended by feveral eyes and judgements, that it feemeth no lefs hard to fettle a clear and certain notion thereof, than to make a portrait of Proteui, or to define the figure of the Heeling air. Sometimes it lieth in pat allufion to a known...
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Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Present ..., Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1795
...varioufly apprehended by feveral eyes •' and judgments, that it fesmeth no lefs hard to " fettle a clear and certain notion thereof than to " make a. portrait of Proteus, or to define the t: figure of the fleeting air. Sometimes it lieth " in pat allufion to a known ftory, or in feafonable...
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Anecdotes of Some Distingushed Persons: Chiefly of the Present and ..., Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1796
...fo varioufly apprehended by feveral eyes " and judgments, that it feemeth no lefs hard to " fettle a clear and certain notion thereof than to " make...Proteus, or to define the " figure of the fleeting ajj. Sometimes it lieth /* in pat allufion to a known flory, or in feafonable " application of a trivial...
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Anecdotes of Distinguished Persons: Chiefly of the Last and Two ..., Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1804
...varioufly apprehended by feveral eyes and judg" ments, 9 " ments, tint it feefteth no lef»hard to fettle a " clear and certain notion thereof than to make a « portrait of frdtefrs, or to define the figure of "the fleeting air. Sometimes it lieth in pat allu" fion to a known...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...which we all see and know." Any one better apprehends what it is by acquaintance than I can inform him by description. It is indeed a thing so versatile...several eyes and judgments, that it seemeth no less Lard to settle a clear and certain notion thereof, than to make a portrait of Proteus, or to define...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...we all see and know." Any one better appre-> bends what it is by acquaintance than I can inform him by description. It is indeed a thing so versatile...apprehended by several eyes and judgments, that it seem-1 eth no less hard to settle a clear and certain notion thereof, than to make a portrait of Proteus,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...which we all see and know.' Any one better apprehends what it is by acquaintance, than I can inform him by description. It is, indeed, a thing so versatile...garbs, so variously apprehended by several eyes and judgement*, tions, Sir, the desire of augmenting them grows stronger 178i in proportion to the advance...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...which we all see and know.' Any one better apprehends what it is by acquaintance, than I can inform him by description. It is, indeed, a thing so versatile...garbs, so variously apprehended by several eyes and judgements, that it seemeth no less hard to settle a clear and certain notion thereof, than to make...
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Four Discourses on Subjects Relating to the Amusement of the Stage: Preached ...

James Plumptre - Theater - 1809 - 284 pages
...ice all see and know : any one better apprehends what it is by acquaintance, than I can inform him by description. It is, indeed, a thing so versatile...settle a clear and certain notion thereof, — than to define the figure of the fleeting air." * The Author of the Essay on the humqn Understanding, in his...
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