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His common way of living , at his table , was three or four dishes ; the appurtenances to his table were neat and handsome ; he frequently entertained company at dinner , and then his table was well served , with as many dishes as were ...
... or however incommodious for common purposes , till it is reposited in some version of a known book , that it may be always hereafter examined and compared with other languages , and then permitting its disuse .
Is there not some danger that a lawyer may put on the same mask in common life , in the intercourse with his friends ? " JOHNSON . “ Why no , sir . Every body knows you are paid for affecting warmth for your client ; and it is ...
He maintained to me , contrary to the common notion , that a woman would not be the worse wife for being learned ; in which , from all that I have observed of Artemisias , I humbly ...
I presume that her having been married before , had at times given him some uneasiness ; for I remember his observing upon the marriage of one of our common friends , “ He has done a very ...
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