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" To this his mistress replies, "They have so, — But you have, doubtless, too much native merit to arrogate to yourself the worth of others ! You are no jay, decked in the peacock's feathers ! You are not idiot enough to imagine that a skin of parchment,... "
Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft - Page 84
by Thomas Holcroft - 1816 - 320 pages
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The school for arrogance: a comedy: As it is acted at the Theatre Royal ...

Thomas Holcroft, Néricault Destouches, Thomas Hurlstone, Miles Peter Andrews, Frederick Reynolds - Drama - 1791 - 103 pages
...wife and the brave. Lucy. They havefo — But you have too much, native merit to arrogate to yourfelf the worth of others ! You are no jay, decked in the...feathers ! You are not idiot enough to imagine that a fkin of parchment, on which is emblazoned the arms and ads of one wife man, with a long lift of fucceeding...
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The modern theatre; a collection of successful modern plays selected by mrs ...

Modern theatre - 1811
...but ignorance, prejudice, and folly, are so besotted as to attribute to themselves. Count. Mankind have agreed, madam, to honour the descendants of the wise and the brave. Lucy. They have so — But you have too much native merit to arrogate to yourself the worth of others...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1902
...scarcely less grating to his feelings, than the personalities of her mother. The Count says, ' Mankind have agreed, Madam, to honour the descendants of the...which are emblazoned the arms and the acts of one wiseman, with a long list of succeeding fools, is any honour to you ! Responsible to mankind for the...
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The modern theatre: a collection of successful modern plays, Volumes 1-2

Elizabeth Inchbald - English drama - 1973
...but ignorance, prejudice, and folly, are so besotted as to attribute to themselves. Count. Mankind have agreed, madam, to honour the descendants of the wise and the brave. Lucy. They have so — But you have too much native merit to arrogate to yourself the worth of others...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Memoirs of Thomas Holcroft. Liber ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1902
...scarcely less grating to his feelings, than the personalities of her mother. The Count says, ' Mankind have agreed, Madam, to honour the descendants of the...doubtless, too much native merit to arrogate to yourself 120 the worth of others ! You are no jay, decked in the peacock's feathers ! You are not idiot enough...
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Saint George, Volume 8

John Howard Whitehouse, Richard Warwick Bond, John Bryan Booth - Art - 1905
...flatter the follies of men." In " The School for Arrogance," a really good play, Lucy Peckham says, " You have doubtless too much native merit to arrogate to yourself the worth of others. . . . You are not idiot enough to imagine that a skin of parchment on which are emblazoned the arms and the acts...
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