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" As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted to the perusal of men of learning and genius before they are put in execution. "
English Essays - Page 57
edited by - 1902 - 240 pages
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The Spectator. ...

1789 - 508 pages
...great elegance of expreflion and juftnefs of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politenefs of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and infcriptions, they mould be fubmitted...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison - English imprints - 1801 - 364 pages
...which are written with great elegance of expreffum, and juftnefs of thought ; and therefore do honour to the living, as well as to the dead. As a foreigner...is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politenefs of a nation, from the turn of their public monuments and infcriptions, they fhould be fubfnitted...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803 - 420 pages
...Blenheim, or in the bosom of the ocean. I could not but be very much delighted with several Tnod.-rn epitaphs, which are written with great elegance of...expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803 - 434 pages
...Blenheim, or in the bosom of the ocean. I could not but be very much delighted with several mod nn epitaphs, which are written with great elegance of...expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1811 - 508 pages
...of persons whose bodies were perhaps buried in the plains of Blenheim, or in the bosom of the ocean. I could not but be very much delighted with several...the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner ." Accounts, which — Monuments, which. is very apt to conceive an idea of* the ignorance or politeness...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 424 pages
...Blenheim, or in the bosom of the ocean. I could not but be very much delighted with several Hiodern epitaphs, which are written with great elegance of expression and justness of thought, and which therefore, do henor to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816 - 348 pages
...whose bodies were perhaps buried in the plains of Blenheim, or in the bosom of the ocean. I could,not but be very much delighted with several modern epitaphs,...expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816 - 372 pages
...persons whose bodies were perhaps buried in the plains of Blenheim , or in the bosom of the Ocean. I could not but be very much delighted with several...epitaphs , which are written with great, elegance oŁ expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as the dead....
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 416 pages
...persons, whose bodies were perhaps buried in the plains of Blenheim, or in the bosom of the ocean. I could not but be very much delighted with several...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and which, therefore, do honor to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 37

British essayists - 1819 - 370 pages
...of persons whose bodies were perhaps buried in the plains of Blenheim, or in the bosom of the ocean. I could not but be very much delighted with several...expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance...
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