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" In taverns and some other places, he who is the most of a bully, is the most of — a Gentleman. With heralds, every Esquire is, indisputably, — a Gentleman. And the highwayman, in his manner of taking your purse; and your friend, in his manner of deceiving... "
The Fool of Quality: Or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland - Page 133
by Henry Brooke - 1767
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 7

1825
...every esquire is indisputably a gentleman. And the highwayman, in his manner of taking your purse, and your friend, in his manner of debauching your...however, be allowed to have much of the gentleman."— "Fool of Quality," vol. ii. page 69 and 70. In the excellent work just quoted, we are told what a true...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed. with notes ...

Casket - 1874
...And the highwayman, in his manner of taking your purse: and your friend, in his manner of deceiving your wife, may, however, be allowed to have — much of the Gentleman. Plato, among the philosophers, was "the most of a man of fashion;" and therefore allowed, at the court...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...And the highwayman, in his manner of taking your purse; and your friend, in his manner of deceiving your wife, may, however, be allowed to have — much of the Gentleman. Plato, among the philosophers, was "the most of a man of fashion;" and therefore allowed, at the court...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 2

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - English literature - 1902
...And the highwayman, in his manner of taking your purse; and your friend, in his manner of deceiving your wife, may, however, be allowed to have — much of the gentleman. Plato, among the philosophers, was " the most of a man of fashion," and therefore allowed, at the court...
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Irish Literature, Volume 1

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - English literature - 1904 - 4126 pages
...And the highwayman, in his manner of taking your purse; and your friend, in his manner of deceiving your wife, may, however, be allowed to have — much of the Gentleman. Plato, among the philosophers, was " the most of a man of fashion " ; and therefore allowed, at the...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 7

1825
...every esquire is indisputably a gentleman. And the highwayman, in his manner of taking yoar purse, and your friend, in his manner of debauching your...however, be allowed to have much of the gentleman." — "Fool of Quality," vol. ii. pa-re 69 and 70. In the excellent work just quoted, we are told what...
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