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" ... whether this might proceed from a law-suit which was then depending in the family, or my father's being a justice of the peace, I cannot determine; for I am not so vain as to think it presaged any dignity that I should arrive at in. "
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Selections from the Writings of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1905 - 418 pages
...then depending in the family, or my Father's being a Justice of the Peace, I cannot determine ; 56 for I am not so vain as to think it presaged any dignity...which the neighbourhood put upon it. The gravity of my behaviour at my very first appearance in the world, and all the time that I sucked, seemed to favour...
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Selections from the Writings of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1905 - 418 pages
...when my Mother was 20 gone with child of me about three months, she dreamt that she was brought to bed of a Judge : Whether this might proceed from a Law-suit...Father's being a Justice of the Peace, I cannot determine ; 56 for I am not so vain as to think it presaged any dignity that I should arrive at in my future...
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English Literature: From Milton to Johnson, by Edmund Goose

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1905 - 302 pages
...Child of me about three Months, fhe dreamt that Hie was brought to Bed of a Judge : Whether this mi^ht proceed from a Law-Suit which was then depending in the Family, or my Father's being a Juftice of the Peace, I cannot determine ; tor 1 am not fo vain as to think it prefaced any Dignity...
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 410 pages
...about three months, she dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge : whether this might pro- 5 ceed from a law-suit which was then depending in the family,...should arrive at in my future life, though that was the in- i terpretation which the neighbourhood put upon it. The gravity of my behaviour at my very first...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - English literature - 1906 - 844 pages
...of so six hundred years. There runs a story in the family that onoe my mother dreamt I should become a judge. Whether this might proceed from a law-suit which was then depending 86 in the family, or my father's being a justice of the peace, I cannot determine; for I am not so...
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Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1906 - 284 pages
...There runs a story in the family, that before I was born my mother dreamt that she would bring forth a judge. Whether this might proceed from a law-suit which was then de10 pending 6 in the family, or my father's being a justice of the peace, I cannot determine; for...
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Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1906 - 284 pages
...There runs a story in the family, that before I was born my mother dreamt that she would bring forth a judge. Whether this might proceed from a law-suit which was then deio pending " in the family, or my father's being a justice of the peace, I cannot determine; for...
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Essays from Addison

Joseph Addison - English essays - 1907 - 142 pages
...when my mother was gone with child of me about three months she dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge : whether this might proceed from a law-suit...; for I am not so vain as to think it presaged any dig- 30 nity that I should arrive at in my future life, though that was the interpretation which the...
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Sir Roger de Coverley and the Spectator's Club

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1908 - 208 pages
...when my mother was gone with child of me about three months, she dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge. Whether this might proceed from a law-suit...which the neighbourhood put upon it. The gravity of my behaviour at my very first appearance in the world, and all the time that I sucked, seemed to favour...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1914 - 262 pages
...There runs a story in the family that my mother dreamt that she was brought to bed of a judge. 20' Whether this might proceed from a lawsuit which was...think it presaged any dignity that I should arrive at 5 in my future life, though that was the interpretation which the neighborhood put upon it. The gravity...
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