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" Israelite ; he was without shoes or stockings, and almost a sans-culotte ; with a coat, or rather a jacket, that appeared as if the first blast of wind would tear it to tatters. Though his garb was thus tattered, he had a manly commanding countenance.... "
Observations on the State of Ireland: Principally Directed to Its ... - Page 182
by John Christian Curwen - 1818
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 2

1821 - 502 pages
...tatters. Though his garb was thus tattered, he had a ' manly commanding countenance. I asked permission to see the * inside of his cabin, to which I received...permission from another was necessary before I could be ad' mitted. A pig, which was fastened to a stake driven into the ' floor, with length of rope sufficient...
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The Modern British Essayists: Smith, Sydney. Works

English essays - 1852 - 498 pages
...commanding countenance. I asked per mission to see the inside of his cabin, to which I received bis most courteous assent. On stooping to enter at the door I was stopped ant found that permission from another was neces sary before I could be admitted. A pig, which was...
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The works of ... Sydney Smith, including his contributions to the Edinburgh ...

Sydney Smith - 1859 - 1360 pages
...tatters. Though his garb was thus tattered, he had a manly commanding countenance. I asked permission to see the inside of his cabin, to which I received his...and found that permission from another was necessary l>cfore I could be admitted. A pig, which was fastened to a stake driven into the floor, with length...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Christian ethics - 1870 - 842 pages
...tatters Though his garb was thus tattered he had a manly commanding countenance. I asked per niission to see the inside of his cabin, to which I received his...assent. On stooping to enter at the door I was stopped an' found that permission from another was neces игу before I could be admitted. A pig, which ťas...
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The Tourist's Gaze: Travellers to Ireland, 1800-2000

Glenn Hooper - History - 2001 - 308 pages
...was thus tattered, he had a manly commanding countenance. I asked permission to see the inside of the cabin, to which I received his most courteous assent. On stooping to enter the door I was stopped, and found that permission from another was necessary before I could be admitted....
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