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" I had not been long at the university before I distinguished myself by a most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred words ; and indeed do not... "
The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII]. - Pagina 4
1803
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A grammar of the English language

William Ward - 1767
...happened. That is a Kind of a Redditive Conjunftion, when it anfwers to fo and Juch ; as, / applied myfelf with SO much Diligence to my Studies, THAT there are very few celebrated Books which I am not acquainted with. Speftat. No. I. To fuch a Degree wasmy Curiofity raifed, THAT I made...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...filence ; for during the Ypace of eight years, excepting in the public exercifes of the college, I fcarce uttered* the quantity of an hundred words; and indeed do not remember that I ever fpoke three fentences together in my whole life. Whilft I was in this learned body, I applied myfelf...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - 1801
...often supplies the place of successively, sometimes awkwardly enough, as in the following sentence. " f do not remember " that I ever spoke three sentences together in my " whole life *." The resemblance which continuity in time bears to continuity in place, is the source of this impropriety,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

1803
...nonage. I had the reputation of a very sullen youth; but was always a favourite of my schoolmaster, who used to say, " that my parts were solid, " and...there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or the modern tongues which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father, I was resolved...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...the vanquished in the name of the Queen of England, gave both the conqueror and the captive the most whole life. Whilst I was in this learned body, I applied...there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or the modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father, I was resolved...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...I distinguished myself by a most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered...there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father, I was resolved...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...I distinguished myself by a most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered...there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father, I was resolved...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...I distinguished myself by a most profound silence; for, during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered...with so much diligence to my studies, that there are few celebrated books, either in the learned or the modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with....
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...profound silence; for, duiing the space of eight years , excepting in the public exercises of tb» College , I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred...studies, that there are very few celebrated books , cither in the learned or the modern' tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 37

British essayists - 1819
...I distinguished myself by a most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered...there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or the modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father, I was resolved...
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