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" Envy and impotent desires are their prevailing passions. But those objects against which their envy seems principally directed, are the vices of the younger sort, and the deaths of the old. "
The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures - Page 35
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1854 - 297 pages
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts..

Jonathan Swift - Voyages, Imaginary - 1726 - 386 pages
...thofe Objects againft which their Envy feems principally directed, are the Vices of the younger fort and the Deaths of the old. By reflecting on the former, they find thcmfelvcs cut off from all poffibility of Pleafure; and whenever they fee a Funeral, they lament and...
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts. By Lemuel ...

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 386 pages
...and impotent Defires are their prevailing Paffions. But thofe Objects, againft which their Envy feems principally directed, are the Vices of the younger...of the old. By. reflecting on the former, they find fchemfelves cilt off from all Poffibility of Pleafure ; and whenever they fee a Funeral, they lament...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1743 - 430 pages
...and impotent Defires, are their prevailing Paflions. But thofe Objects againft which their Envy feems principally directed, are the Vices of the younger...of the old. By reflecting on the former, they find themfelves cut off from all Polfibility of Pleafure ; and whenever they fee a Funeral, they lament...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757 - 416 pages
...thofe objects againft which their envy feems principally direcied, are the vices of the younger fort, and the deaths of the old. By reflecting on the former they find themfelves cut off from all poffibility of pleafure ; and whenever they fee a funeral, they lament...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761 - 412 pages
...thofe objefts, againlt which their envy feems principally directed, are the vices of the younger Ibrt, and the deaths of the old. By reflecting on the former they find themfelves cut off from all poffibility of pleafure; and whenever they fee afuneral, they lament and...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774 - 382 pages
...thole objects, againft which their envy feems principally directed, are the vices of the younger fort, and the deaths of the old. By reflecting on the former they fkid .f. If it be faid, that although the folly of dafiring !ife to be pro> Jon^;<d undtr the diiadvantages...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 392 pages
...vain, talkative ; but incapable of friendship, and dead to all natural affection, which never descended below their grand-children. Envy, and impotent desires,...; and whenever they see a funeral, they lament and repine that others are gone to a harbour of rest, to which they themselves never can hope to arrive....
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 406 pages
...younger sort, and the deaths of the old. ^^ Jy reflecting on the former, they find themselves <-Ut off from all possibility of pleasure ; and whenever they see a funeral, they lament and repine that others are gone to a harbour of rest, to which they themselves never can hope to arrive....
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Memoirs of Charles Macklin, Comedian: With the Dramatic Characters, Manners ...

William Cook - Actors - 1804 - 468 pages
...vain, talkative, but incapable of friendship, and dead to all natural atfection, which never descended below their grandchildren. Envy and impotent desires...passions. But those objects against which their envy seemeth principally directed, are the vices of the younger sort, and the deaths of the old. By reflecting...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1812 - 374 pages
...talkative ; but incapable of friendship, and dead to all natural affection, -which never descended below their grand-children. Envy, and impotent desires,...they find themselves cut off from all possibility * If it be said, that although the folly of desiring life to be pro-, longed under the disadvantages...
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