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" It would have been a jest, some time since, for a man to have asserted that any thing witty could be said in praise of a married state.; or that devotion and virtue were any way necessary to the character of a fine gentleman. "
The British Essayists - Page xlvii
1823
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 47

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1779
...that devotion and virtue were any way neceflary to the, character of a fine gentleman. Bickerftaff ventured to tell the town, that they were a parcel of fops, fools, and vain coquettes ; but in fuch a manner, as even pleafed them, and made them more than half-inclined to believe that he fpoke...
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A select collection of poems: with notes [by J. Nichols].

Select collection - 1780
...devotion and virtue were any way ne" ceffary totite character of a fine gentleman. Bickerftaffven" tured to tell the town, that they were a parcel of fops, fools, " and vain coquettes ; but in fuch a manner, as even pleafed "them, and made them more than half-inclined to believe " that 'he fpbke...
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Letters. Index

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...It would have been a jest some time since, for a man to have asserted that any thing witty could We said in praise of a married state ; or that devotion...way necessary to the character of a fine gentleman. BickerstafiF ventured to tell the town, that they were a parcel of fops, fools, and vain coquettes...
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The Works, Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...endeavoured to please the^age by falling in with them, and encouraging them in their fashionable VOL. xxIT. f vices, and false notions of things. It would have...a parcel of fops, fools, and vain coquettes ; but ia such a manner, as even pleased them, and made them more than half inclined to believe that be spoke...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...difference between him and all the rest of the polite and gallant authors of the time ; the latter endeavoured to please the age by falling in with them,...way necessary to the character of a fine gentleman. Bickerstatf ventured to tell the town, that they were a parcel of fops, fools, and vain coquettes :...
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The British Essayists, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...difference between him and all the rest of the polite and gallant authors of the time ; the latter endeavoured to please the age by falling in with them,...the town, that they were a parcel of fops, fools, vain coquettes : but in such a manner, as even pleased them, and made them more than half-inclined...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 18

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...fashionable vices, and false notions of things. It would have been a jest some time since, for a man man to have asserted that any thing witty could be...town, that they were a parcel of fops, fools, and vam coquettes; but in such a manner, as even pleased them, and made them more than half inclined to...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift...

Jonathan Swift - 1813
...them, and encouraging them in their fashionahle vices, and false notions of things. It would have heen a jest some time since, for a man to have asserted...were any way necessary to the character of a fine gentlemanBickerstaff ventured to tell the town, that they were a parcel of fops, fools, and vain coquettes...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1813
...1t would have heen a jest some time since, for a man to have asserted that any thing witty could he said in praise of a married state; or that devotion and virtue were anyi way necessary to the character of a fine gentleman. Bickerstaflf ventured to tell the town, that...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Memoirs of Jonathan Swift, D. D

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - English literature - 1814
...he should meet with the same reception. To give you my own thoughts of this gentleman's writings, I shall, in the first place, observe, that there is...to tell the town, that they were a parcel of fops, fool.-, and vain coquettes ; but in such a manner as even pleased them, and made them more than half...
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