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" The particular talents by which these misanthropes are distinguished from one another, consist in the various kinds of barbarities which they execute upon their prisoners. Some are celebrated for a happy dexterity in tipping the lion upon them ; which... "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 360
1839
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The Spectator, Volume 5

1739
...from one another, confilt in the various kinds of Barbarities which they execute upon their Prifoners. Some are celebrated for a happy dexterity in tipping the Lion upon them ; which is performed by fqueezing the Nofe flat to the Face, and boring out the Eyes with their Fingers : Others are called...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...total rout, and mortify some of those inoffensive militia, is reckoned a coup-d'eclat. The particular talents by. which these misanthropes are distinguished...them ; which is performed by squeezing the nose flat to the face, and boring out the eyes with, their fingers. Others are called the dancing-masters, and...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...total rout, and mortify some of those inoffensive militia, is reckoned a coup-d1 £clat. The particular talents by which these misanthropes are distinguished...celebrated for a happy dexterity in tipping the lion npanthcm; which is performed by squeezing .the nose flat .to the face, and boriag out the eyes with...
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The British Essayists, Volume 11

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...inoffensive militia, is reckoned a cuvp-tT eclat. The particular talents by which these misanthropes ara distinguished from one another, consist in the various...happy dexterity in tipping the lion upon them; which i* performed by squeezing the nose flat to the face, and boring out the eyes with their fingers. Others...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...total rout, and mortify some of those inoffensive militia, is reckoned a coup-d' eclat. The particular talents by which these misanthropes are distinguished from one another, consist in the va-' rious kinds of barbarities which they execute upon their prisoners. Some are celebrated for a...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1810
...total rout, and mortify some of those inoffensive militia, is reckoned a coup-f eclat. The particular talents by which these misanthropes are distinguished...them ; which is performed by squeezing the nose flat to the face, and boring out the eyes with their fingers. Others are called the dancing-masters, and...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1810
...total rout, and mortify some of those inoffensive militia, is reckoned a coufi d' eclat. The particular talents by which these misanthropes are distinguished...tipping the lion upon them : which is performed by squeeaing the nose flat to the face, and boring out the eyes with their fingers ; others are called...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...total rout, and mortify some of those inoffensive militia, is reckoned a coup d'eclat.' The particular talents by which these misanthropes are distinguished...them ; which is performed by Squeezing the nose flat to the face, and boring out the eyes with their fingers. Others are called the dancing-masters, and...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Journal to Stella (Letter XXXVIII-LXV). Tracts ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...total rout, and mortify some of those inoffensive militia, is reckoned a coup d'eclat. The particular talents by which these misanthropes are distinguished...prisoners. Some are celebrated for a happy dexterity iu tipping the lion upon them ; which is performed by squeezing the nose flat to the face, and boring...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces ..., Volume 1

James Ferguson (advocate), James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...total rout, and mortify some of those inoffensive militia, is reckoned a coup-feclat. The particular talents by which these misanthropes are distinguished...them ; which is performed by squeezing the nose flat to the face, and boring out the eyes with their fingers. Others are called the dancing-masters, and...
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