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" ... his temper being naturally jovial, he at last got over it, he grew careless of himself, and never dressed afterwards. He continues to wear a coat and doublet of the same cut that were in fashion at the time of his repulse, which, in his merry humours,... "
the de coverley papers from the spectator - Page xv
by SAMUEL THRBER - 1898
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The Spectator. ...

1789 - 508 pages
...raillery than truth, He is now in his nfty-fixth year, chearful, gay, and hearty; keeps a good houfe both in town and country ; a great lover of mankind ; but there is fuch a mirthful caft in his behaviour, that he is rather beloved than efteemcd. His tenants grow rich,...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften: Bd ...

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1795 - 680 pages
...Raillery than Truth. He is now in his fifty fixth Year cheerful , gay and hearty; keeps a good Houfe, both in Town and Country ; a great lover of Mankind : but there is fuch a mirthful Caft in his Behaviour, that he is rather beloved than efteemed. His Tenants grow rich,...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803 - 420 pages
...beggars and gypsies: but this is looked upon by his friends rather as matter of raillery than truth. He is now in his fifty-sixth year, cheerful, gay,...mankind; but there is such a mirthful cast in his behaviour, that he is rather beloved than esteemed. His tenants grow rich, his servants look satisfied,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803 - 434 pages
...doublet of the same cut that were m fashion at the time of his repulse, which, in his merry humours, he. tells us has been in and out twelve times since he \vorej it. It is said Sir Roger grew humble in his desires after he had forgot this cruel beauty, insomuch,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 416 pages
...beggars and gypsies : but this is looked upon, by his friends, rather as matter of raillery than truth. He is now in his fifty-sixth year, cheerful, gay,...mankind ; but there is such a mirthful cast in his behaviour, that he is rather beloved than esteemed. His tenants grow rich, his servants look satisfied,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...doublet of the same cut that were in fashion at the time of his repulse, which, in his merry humours, he tells us, has been in and out twelve times since he first wore it. 'Tis said Sir Roger grew humble in his desires after he had forgot this cruel beauty, insomuch that...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1811 - 508 pages
...doublet of the same cut that were in fashion at the time of his repulse, which, in his merry humours, he tells us, has been in and out twelve times since he first wore it. 'Tis said Sir Roger grew humble in his desires after he had forgot this cruel beauty, insomuch that...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811 - 802 pages
...doublet of the same cut that were in fashion at the time of his repulse, which, in his merry humour«, he tells us has been in and out twelve times since he first wore it. It is said Sir Roger grew humble in his desires after he had forgot his cruel bean ty, insomuch that...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816 - 348 pages
...doublet of the same cut that were in fashion at the time of his repulse, which, in his merry, humours, he tells us, has been in and out twelve times since he first wore it. It is said Sir Roger grew humble in his desires after he had forgot this cruel beauty> insomuch that...
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The Beauties of the Spectator, Tatler, and Guardian,

G. Hamonière - 1819 - 388 pages
...doublet of the same cut that were in fashion at the time of his repulse, which, in his merry humours, he tells us, has been in and out twelve times since he first wore it. It is said Sir Roger grew humble in his desires after he bad forgot his cruel beauty, insomuch that...
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