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" Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected them. But I found I wanted a stock of words, or a readiness in recollecting and using them... "
The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 261
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. (Complete)

Benjamin Franklin - Biography - 1892 - 192 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...if I had gone on making verses; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, 1. This "odd volume...
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Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1892 - 541 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my " Spectator " with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 5

Jenny H. Stickney - Readers - 1892
...length, and as fully as it had been expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. I found I wanted a stock of words, or a readiness...if I had gone on making verses; since the continual occasion for words of the same impost, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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School English: A Manual for Use in Connection with the Written English Work ...

George Prentiss Butler - English language - 1894 - 272 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my ' Spectator' with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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Literature of the revolutionary period,1765-1787

Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ellen Mackay Hutchinson - American literature - 1894
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my " Spectator " with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...I had gone on making verses ; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The Principles of Rhetoric

Adams Sherman Hill - English language - 1895 - 431 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...if I had gone on making verses; since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The Inland Educator: A Journal for the Progressive Teacher, Volumes 5-6

Education - 1897
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my " Spectator " with the original, discovered some of my faults and corrected...if I had gone on making verses, since the continual occasion for words of the same import, but of different length, to suit the measure, or of different...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1895 - 287 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...found I wanted a stock of words, or a readiness in collecting and using them, which I thought I should have acquired before that time, if I had gone on...
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The Principles of Rhetoric

Adams Sherman Hill - English language - 1895 - 431 pages
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should come to hand. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults, and corrected...them. But I found I wanted a stock of words, or a readi• ness in recollecting and using them, which I thought I should have acquired before that time...
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Self Culture, Volume 3, Issue 1

1896
...expressed before, in any suitable words that should occur to me. Then I compared my Spectator with the original, discovered some of my faults and corrected...search for words of the same import, but of different length to suit the measure, or of different sound for the rhyme, would have laid me under a constant...
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