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" Smerdon (my first master) was now grown old and infirm ; it seemed unlikely that he should hold out above three or four years; and I fondly flattered myself that, notwithstanding my youth, I might possibly be appointed to succeed him. I was... "
Lives of Distinguished Shoemakers - Page 169
1849 - 340 pages
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Satires

Juvenal - 1802
...flattered myself that, notwithstanding my youth, I might possibly be appointed to succeed him. I was in my fifteenth year, when I built these castles :...swept them all away. On mentioning my little plan to C , he treated it with the utmost contempt ; and told me, in his turn, that as I had learned enough,...
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Public characters [Formerly British public characters] of 1798-9 ..., Volume 5

1803
...flattered myself that, notwithstanding my youth, I might possibly be appointed to succeed him. I was in my fifteenth year, when I built these castles:...swept them all away. On mentioning my little plan to C , he treated it with the utmost contempt; and told me, in his turn, that as I had learned enough,...
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The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, Volume 1

Juvenal - Latin poetry - 1803
...flattered myself that, notwithstanding my youth, I might possibly be appointed to succeed him. I was in my fifteenth year, when I built these castles :...swept them all away. On mentioning my little plan to C , he treated it school, he must be considered as having fairly discharged his duty (so, indeed, he...
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Public Characters, Volume 5

Biography - 1803 - 568 pages
...flattered myself that, notwithstanding my youth, I might possibly be appointed to succeed him. I was in my fifteenth year, when I built these castles:...swept them all away. On mentioning my little plan to C , he treated it with the utmost contempt; and told me, in his turn, that as I had learned enough,...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 40

1803
...possibly be appointed to succeed B 2 him. him. I was in my fifteenth year, when I built these castles : 9 storm, however, was collecting, which unexpectedly...them all away, On mentioning my little plan to C — , he treated it with the utmost contempt ; and told me, in his turn, that as I had learned enough,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 1

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1804
...ESQ. . . [Continued from page 70.] V/N mentioning my little plan to C , he treated it with the utmoft contempt ; and told me in his turn, that as I had learned enough, and more than enough, at fchool, he muft be confidered as having fairly difcharged his duty, (fo indeed he had) ; he added that...
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The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis

Juvenal - Satire, Latin - 1806 - 473 pages
...flattered myself that, not> withstanding my youth, I might possibly be appointed to succeed him. I was in my fifteenth year, when I built these castles:...unexpectedly burst upon me, and swept them all away. treated it with the utmost contempt; and told me, in his turn, that as I had learned enough, and more...
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, tr. into Engl. verse, by W. Gifford ...

Juvenal - 1806
...possibly be appointed to succeed him. I was in my fifteenth On mentioning my little plan to G———, h6 treated it with the utmost contempt; and told me, in his turn, that as I had learned enough, and tnore than enough, at school. he must be considered as having fairly discharged his duty; (so,indeed,...
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The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis

Juvenal - Satire, Latin - 1806 - 473 pages
...y€r, when I tbnilt these castles ; a storm, however, was collecting, which unexpectedly burst ttpon me, and swept them all away. On mentioning my little plan to C , he treated it with the utmost contempt ; and told me, in his turn, that as I had learned enough,...
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The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis: Tr. Into English Verse

Juvenal - 1806 - 473 pages
...notwithstanding my youth, I might possibly be appointed to succeed him. I was in my fifteenth yar, when J built these castles : a storm, however, was collecting, which unexpectedly burst upon roe, and swept them all away. On mentioning my little plan to C , he treated it with the utmost contempt;...
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