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" The appellation of gentleman is never to be affixed to a man's circumstances, but to his behaviour in them. "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 313
by British essayists - 1803
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq: Revised and Corrected, Volume 4

1711
...underftand with Uprightnefs, has much more Right to that Character, than the Courtier who' gives me falfe Hopes, or the Scholar who laughs at my Ignorance. The Appellation of Gentleman is never to be affixed/to a Man's Circumttances, but to his Behaviour in them. For this Reafon I rtvall ever, . as...
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 4

1728
...with Uprightnefs, has much more Right to thar Character, thah tne CourtieVwlib giveSWe fafirHopef, • or the Scholar who -laughs at my Ignorance. ,"'THE App-ellation of Gentleman is never to be affixęd toaMan'sCircumftaoces, -but' to his Behaviour in them. For this Reafon I (hall ever, as far...
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 4

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1754
...underfUnd, with Uprighthas much more Right that Charašer, than" the Courtier Courtier that gives me falfe Hopes, or the Scholar who laughs at my Ignorance....Appellation of Gentleman is never to be affixed to a Manis Circumftances, but to his Behaviour in them. For this Reafon I fhall ever, as far as I am able,...
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 4

English essays - 1774
...more right to that character, than the Courtier that gives me fahe hopes, or the Scholar who laughs ac my ignorance. The appellation of Gentleman is never to be affixed to a man's circumftances, but to his behaviour in them,. For this reafon I mall ever, as far as I am able, give...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 3

1785
...has much more right to that character, than the courtier that gives me falfe hopes, or the fcholar who laughs at my ignorance. The appellation of Gentleman is never to he affixed to a man's eircumftanees, but to hii behaviour in them. For tlm reafc* (hall ever, as far...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...understand, with uprightness, has much more fight to that character, than the courtier that gives me false hopes, or the scholar who laughs at my ignorance....as I am able, give my nephews such impressions as shallmake them value themselves rather as they are useful to others, than as they are conscious of...
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The Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

English essays - 1829 - 264 pages
...understand, with uprightness, has much more right to that character, than the courtier that gives me false hopes, or the scholar who laughs at my ignorance. The appellation of gentleman is never to he affixed to a man's circumstances, but to his behaviour in them. For this reason I shall ever, as...
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Tatler & Guardian

1831 - 244 pages
...understand, with uprightness, ha,s much more right to that character, OŪan the courtier that gives me false hopes, or the scholar who laughs at my ignorance....I shall ever, as far as I am able, give my nephews sucli impressions as shall make them value themselves rather as they are useful to others, than as...
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Social and Political Morality

William Lovett - Conduct of life - 1853 - 204 pages
...transmutes aliens into trusting friends, And gives its owner passport round the globe." JT FIELDS. " The appellation of gentleman is never to be affixed to a man's circumstances, but to his behavior in them. For this reason I shall ever, as far as I am able, give my nephews such impressions...
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History, Opinions, and Lucubrations, of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq: From the ...

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - Bookbinding - 1861 - 304 pages
...has much more right to that character, than the courtier that gives me falfe hopes, or the fcholar who laughs at my ignorance. The appellation of gentleman is never to be affixed to a man's circumftances, but to his behaviour in them. For this reafon I fhall ever, as far as I am able, give...
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