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" ... like nature, that conduce very much to the right understanding of an author. To gratify this curiosity, which is so natural to a reader, I design this paper and my next as prefatory discourses to my following writings, and shall give some account... "
English Essays - Page 67
edited by - 1902 - 240 pages
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786 - 694 pages
...prefatory difcourfes to my following writings, and (hall giğe fome account in them of ilie feveral ferions that are engaged in this work. As the chief trouble of compiling, digefh'ng, and correcting, will fall to my (hire, I muft do myfelf the juftice to oyen the work with...
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The Spectator. ...

1789 - 508 pages
...prefatory difcourfes to my following writings, and fhall give fome account in them of the feveral perfons that are engaged in this work. -As the chief trouble of compiling, digefting, and correfting will fall to my mare,. I muft do myfelf the juftice to open the work with...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803 - 434 pages
...prefatory discourses to my following writings, and shall give some account in them of the several persons that are engaged in this work. As the chief trouble...it lies, was bounded by the same hedges and ditches in William the Conqueror's time that it is at present, and has been delivered down from father to son...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803 - 420 pages
...prefatory discourses to my following writings, and shall give some account in them of the several persons that are engaged in this work. As the chief trouble...it lies, was bounded by the same hedges and ditches in William, the Conqueror's time that it is at present, and has been delivered down from father to...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 416 pages
...prefatory discourses to my following writings, and shall give some account in them of the several persons that are engaged in this work. As the chief trouble of compiling, digesting, and correcting will full to my you in my thoughts, when I have endeavoured to draw, iu some parts of these discourses,...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810 - 412 pages
...to my ğliare, I musí do mynclf и 3 thc justice to open the work with my own history. I w.ts horn to a small hereditary estate, which, according to the tradition of the village where it lics, was bounded by the same hedges and ditches in Wiiiiam the Conqueror's time that it is at present,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...prefatory discourses to my following writings, and shall give some account in them of the several persons that are engaged in this work. As the chief trouble...it lies, was bounded by the same hedges and ditches in William the Conqueror's time that it is at present, and has been delivered down from father to son...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1811 - 508 pages
...prefatory discourses to my following writings, and shall give some account in them of the several persons that are engaged in this work. As the chief trouble...it lies, was bounded by the same hedges and ditches in William the Conqueror's time that it is at present, and has been delivered down from father to son...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811 - 802 pages
...compiling, digesting, and correcting, will ^i to my share, I must do myself the justice to opentbe work with my own history. I was born to a small hereditary estate, which, Kcwding to the tradition .of the village where it '•-. Ğis bounded by the same hedges and ditches...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816 - 348 pages
...prefatory discourses to my following writings, and shall Sjive some account in them of the several persons that are engaged in this work. As the chief trouble...the work with my own history. I was born to a small herditary estate, which, according to the tradition of the village where it lies, was hounded by the...
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