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" He is extremely well versed in all the little handicrafts of an idle man. He makes a May-fly to a miracle, and furnishes the whole country with angle-rods. As he is a good-natured officious fellow, and very much esteemed upon account of his family, he... "
The Spectator: ... - Page 96
1718
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...Sir Roger before his tlemen about him. He carries a tulipboufe, a country-fellow brought him a root in his pocket from one to another. or exchanges a puppy between a coupL huge fifh, which, he told him, Mr. Williim Wimble had caughtthat very morning and that he...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...officious fellow, and very much esteemed upon account ot his family, he is a welcome guest at every house, and keeps up a good correspondence among all the gentlemen...between a couple of friends that live perhaps in the opposite sides of the country. Will is a particular favourite of all the young heirs, whom ho frequently...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 7

British essayists - 1802
...officious fellow, and very much esteemed upon account of his family, he is a welcome guest at every house, and keeps up a good correspondence among all the gentlemen...between a couple of friends that live perhaps in the opposite sides of the country. Will is a particular favourite of all the young heirs, whom he frequently...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...keeps up a good correspondence among all the u 2 , gentlemen itbAut him. He danies * tulip-root in hto pocket from one to another, or exchanges a puppy between a couple of friends that live perhaps in the opposite sides of the county. Will is i particular fatourile of ill the Voung hciir, Whom he frequently...
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The British Essayists, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...house, and keeps up a good correspondence among all the gentlemen about him. He carries a tulip root in his pocket from one to another, or exchanges a...between a couple of friends that live perhaps in the opposite sides of the country. Will is a particular favourite of all the young heirs, whom he frequently...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...officious fellow, and very much esteemed upon account of Ids family, he is a welcome guest at every house, and keeps up a good correspondence among all the gentlemen about him. He carries a tulip root in his pocket from one to another, or exchanges a puppy between a couple of friends that...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...officious fellow, and very much esteemed upon account of his family, he is a welcome guest at every house, and keeps up a good correspondence among all the gentlemen about him. He carries a tulip root in his pocket from one to another, or exchanges a puppy between a couple of friends that...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...officious fellow, and very much esteemed upon account of his family, he is a welcome guest at every house, and keeps up a good correspondence among all the gentlemen about him. He carries a tulip root in his pocket from one to another, or exchanges a puppy between a couple of friends that...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 1-13

British essayists - 1819
...and very much esteemed upon account of his family, he is a welcome guest at every house, and k^eps up a good correspondence among all the gentlemen about him. He carries a tulip root in his pocket from one to another, or exchanges a puppy between a couple of friends that...
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The English and French Languages Compared in Their Grammatical Constructions ...

William Driverger - 1820
...As he is a good natured officious fellow, he carries a tulip root in his pocket from one gentleman to another, or exchanges a puppy between a couple of friends, that live perhaps in the opposite side of the county. Let a man's estate be what it will, he is poor if he does not live within...
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