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" The dialect of 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 age or two ago should return into the world again, he would really want... "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 209
by British essayists - 1802
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 752 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...do not make your government. Dead instiuments, pa rale the highest strains and expressions of kindness imaginable do commonly pass in current payment;...
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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 - English language - 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 - English language - 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 - English literature - 1883
...The dialect of 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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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1886
...'The dialect of conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) of expressions of kindness and respect,...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 imaginable...
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The Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

English language - 1888 - 555 pages
...conversation is now-a-days so swell'd with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) with 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 the...
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A Graded List of Common Words Difficult to Spell

Spellers - 1891 - 88 pages
...The dialect of conversation is now-a-days so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited, as I may say, of expressions of kindness and respect,...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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Everybody's Writing-desk Book

Charles Nisbet, Don Lemon - English language - 1892 - 310 pages
...conversation is nowadays so swelled with vanity and compliment, and so surfeited (as I may say) with expressions of kindness and respect, that if a man...true intrinsic value of the phrase in fashion." And so on, ad infinitum, each successive sentence only a successive change in the form of the statement....
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English Synonymes Explained: In Alphabetical Order, with Copious ...

George Crabb - English language - 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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