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" ... meanest and most insignificant part of mankind endeavour to procure in the little circle of their friends and acquaintance. The poorest mechanic, nay, the man who lives upon common alms, gets him his set of admirers, and delights in that superiority... "
The Spectator ... - Page 198
by Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1726
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...beneath Y¨vn. which is nttuia\ v╗ v\vi might methink╗ receive a very happy turn ; and, if it wi:re rightly directed, contribute as much to a perfon's advantage, as it generally docs to lus uneafibcls and dilquiet. I (linll ilur-lore put together fome thoughts on this fuhjeft,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects beneath him. This ambition, which is natural to the...it were rightly directed, contribute as much to a person's advantage, as it generally does to his uneasiness and disquiet. I shall therefore put together...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects beneath him. This ambition, which is natural to the...it were rightly directed, contribute as much to a person's advantage, as it generally does to his uneasiness and disquiet. I shall therefore put together...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects beneath him. This ambition, which is natural to the...it were rightly directed, contribute as much to a person's advantage, as it generally does to his uneasiness and disquiet. I shall therefore put together...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects beneath him. This ambition, which is natural to the soul of man, might methinUs receive a very happy turn ; and, if it were rightly directed, contribute as much to a person's...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects n, and was afterwards seen going towards Islington person's advantage, as it generally does to his uneasiness and disquiet. I shall therefore put together...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects beneath him. This ambition, which is natural to the...it were rightly directed, contribute as much to a person's advantage, as it generally does to his uneasiness and disquiet. to me, without being at the...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - Literary Collections - 1823
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects beneath him. This ambition, which is natural to the soul of man, might rnethinks receive a very happy turn ; and, if it were rightly directed, contribute as much to a person's...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

Readers - 1828 - 384 pages
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects beneath him. This ambition, which is natural to the...it were rightly directed, contribute as much to a person's advantage, as it generally does to his uneasiness and disquiet. I *hall therefore put together...
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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828
...set of admirers, and delights in that superiority which he enjoys over those who are in some respects beneath him. This ambition, which is natural to the...it were rightly directed, contribute as much to a person's advantage, as it generally does to his uneasiness and disquiet. I shall therefore put together...
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