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" ... according to the old proverb ; I mean those circumforaneous wits whom every nation calls by the name of that dish of meat which it loves best. In Holland they are termed Pickled Herrings ; in France, Jean Pottages ; in Italy, Maccaronies ; and in... "
Notes and Queries - Page 120
1889
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1778
...laughter in men of fuperior fenfe and knowledge. In the firft place I muft obferve, that there is a fet of merry drolls, whom the common people of all countries .admire, and feem to love fo well, ' that they could eat ' them,' according to the old proverb ; I mean thofe circumforaneous...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...laughter in men of fuperior fenfe and knowledge. In the firft place I muit obferv«, that there is a fet of merry drolls, whom the common people of all countries admire, and feem to love fo well, ' that they ' could eat them,' according to the old proverb; I mean thofe circumforaneoiii...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...Laughter, in men of fuperior fenfe and knowledge. In the firft place I muft obferve, that there is a fet of merry drolls, whom the common people of all countries admire, and feem to love fo well, that they could eat them, according to the old proverb : I mean thofe circumforaneous...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...several provocatives of laughter in men of superior sense and knowledge. In the first place, I must observe, that there is a set of merry drolls, whom...calls by the name of that dish of meat which it loves best. In Holland they are termed Pickled Herrings ;' in France, Jean Pottages ; in Italy, Maccaronies...
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

Spectator The - 1808
...provocatives of langhter, in men of superior sense and knowledge. In the first place I must ohserve, that there is a set of merry drolls, whom the common...well, that they could eat them, according to the old proverh : I mean thuse cirenmtoraneous wits whom every nation calls hy the narae of that dish of meat...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...laughter, in men of superior sense and knowledge. In the first place I must observe, that there is ' set of merry drolls, whom the common people of all...calls by the name of that dish of meat which it loves best: in Holland they are termed Pickled Herrings ; in France, Jean Potlages ; in Italy, Macaronies...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...several provocatives of laughter, in men of superior sense and knowledge. In the first place I must observe, that there is a set of merry drolls, whom...them,' according to the old proverb : I mean those circumforaueous wits whom every nation calls by the name of that dish of meat which it loves best:...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...several provocatives of laughter in men of superior sense and knowledge. In the first place I must observe, that there is a set of merry drolls, whom...calls by the name of that dish of meat which it loves best. In Holland they are termed Pickled Herrings ; in France, Jean Pottages ; in Italy, Maccaronies...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...several provocatives of laughter in men of superior sense and knowledge. In the first place I must observe, that there is a set of merry drolls, whom...calls by the name of that dish of meat which it loves best. In Holland they are termed Pickled Herrings ; in France, Jean Pottages ; in Italy, Maccaronies...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...name of tbe oullanduh man with the jolJe 54 44. In the first place I mint observe, that there it a -01 of merry drolls, whom the common people of all countries admire, and seem to love so well, • (hat they could eat them,' according to the old proverb : I mean those circuraforaneous wit» whom...
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