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" And while the moralist, who is holding forth on the cover (an accurate portrait of your humble servant) , professes to wear neither gown nor bands, but only the very same long-eared livery in which his congregation is arrayed... "
The North British Review - Page 109
1847
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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero

William Makepeace Thackeray - British - 1849 - 332 pages
...and falsenesses and pretensions. And while the moralist professes to wear neither gown nor bands, hot only the very same long-eared livery in which his...or a shovel-hat; and a deal of disagreeable matter mnst come out in the course of such an undertaking. I have heard a brother of the story-telling trade,...
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Wissenschaftliche Grammatik der englischen Sprache von E. Fiedler (C. Sachs).

Eduard Fiedler - 1850
...asking advice (Spec. 196); one should do . . (Si. oft); one would have thought from her story (Pend.); one is bound to speak the truth as far as one knows it (Van. Fair und oft bei Th.); Germany was rocking down towards one saw not what (C. Fred.); one can...
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Wissenschaftliche Grammatik der englischen Sprache

Eduard Fiedler, C. Sachs - 1861
...asking advice (Spec. 196); one should do . . (Si. oft); one would have thought froin her story (Peud.) ; one is bound to speak the truth as far as one knows it (Van. Fair und oft bei Th.); Germany . was rocking down towards one saw not what (C. Fred.); one can...
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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 332 pages
...foolish place, full of all sorts of humbugs and falsehesses and pretensions. And while the moralist professes to wear neither gown nor bands, but only...yet, look you, one is bound to speak the truth as fur as one knows it, whether one mounts a cap and bells or a shovel-hat; and n deal of disagreeable...
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History of English Humour: With an Introduction Upon Ancient Humour, Volume 2

Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange - English wit and humor - 1878 - 712 pages
...place, full of all sorts of humbugs and falseness and pretentions. One is bound to speak the truth, as one knows it, whether one mounts a cap and bells, or a shovel hat ; and a deal of disagreeable matter must come out in the course of such an undertaking."...
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History of English Humour: With an Introduction Upon Ancient Humour, Volume 2

Alfred Guy L'Estrange - English wit and humor - 1878 - 712 pages
...place, full of all sorts of humbugs and falseness and pretentions. One is bound to speak the truth, as one knows it, whether one mounts a cap and bells, or a shovel hat ; and a deal of disagreeable matter must come out in the course of such an undertaking."...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881
...on the cover* (an accurate portrait of your humble servant), professes to wear neither gown лог bands, but only the very same long-eared livery in...knows it, whether one mounts a cap and bells or a shovel hat ; and a deal of disagreeable matter must come out in the course of such an undertaking....
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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1884
...humbugs and falsenesses and pretensions. And while the moralist, who is holding forth on the cover (an accurate portrait of your humble servant), professes...shovelhat ; and a deal of disagreeable matter must come oat in the course of such an undertaking, I have heard a brother ofjthe story-telling trade, at Naples,...
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Dictionary of Idiomatic English Phrases

James Main Dixon - English language - 1891 - 384 pages
...the middle ages, as tokens of their office. The "fools" were licensed jesters. (See King Lear.) And, look you, one is bound to speak the truth as far as...whether one mounts a cap and bells or a shovel-hat (is a fool or a bishop). — THACKEEAY. To cap the globe — to surpass everything. F. " Well," I exclaimed,...
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Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical ..., Volume 4

William Ernest Henley - Slang - 1896
...dandies all MOUNTING their white trousers. Mount. 363 Mount of Venus. 1847. THACKBRAY, Vanity Fair, viii. One is bound to speak the truth as far as one knows...whether one MOUNTS a cap and bells or a shovel-hat. 2. (theatrical). — To prepare for representation on the stage. 1880. Athcnceum, 6 March, p. 322....
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