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" There is no term in our language more common than that of gentleman ; and, whenever it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the qualities they... "
The Fool of Quality: Or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland - Page 132
by Henry Brooke - 1767
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The fool of quality; or, The history of Henry earl of Moreland. 4 [actually ...

Henry Brooke, Henry (earl of Moreland, fict. name.) - 1859
...but, would I be understood when I speak to others also, I must speak with the people ; I must speak in common terms, according to their common or general...it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the...
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The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness: Being a Complete ...

Cecil B. Hartley - Etiquette for men - 1860 - 332 pages
...Gentleman" by Brooke are so admirable that I need mako no apology for quoting them entire. He says ; " There is no term, in our language, more common than...is heard, all agree in the general idea ,of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed. with notes ...

Casket - 1874
...with biographical preface by Charlea Kmgsley, w.4.1 ”«tied in 1872. (Macruillaa & Co.)] There is nu term in our language more common than that of "Gentleman;"...it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet perhaps no two living are precisely agreed respecting the qualities...
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The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness: Being a Complete ...

Cecil B. Hartley - Etiquette - 1873 - 332 pages
...Gentleman" by Brooke are so admirable that I need mako no apology for quoting them entire. He says; "There is no term, in our language, more common than...it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the mlgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the...
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The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: Being a ...

Cecil B. Hartley - Etiquette - 1875 - 332 pages
...so admirable that I need make no apology for quoting them entire. He says ; " There is no term, hi our language, more common than that of ' Gentleman...it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...of this work, with biographical preface by Charles Kingsley, was Issued In I872. (Maemillan & Co.)] There is no term in our language more common than...it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet perhaps no two living are precisely agreed respecting the qualities...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer - English essays - 1900
..."What is a Gentleman?" are sure to remain popular with readers of all classes. WHAT IS A GENTLEMAN? is no term in our language more common than that of...it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man in some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet perhaps no two living are precisely agreed respecting the...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...but, would I be understood when I speak to others also, I must speak with the people ; I must speak in common terms, according to their common or general...it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the...
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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...but, would I be understood when I speak to ” others also, I must speak with the people ; I must speak first wife's, he came to her, and said, Now Isabel,...spake first to you of marrying me ; she said, Indeed, some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet, perhaps, no two living are precisely agreed respecting the...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 2

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - English literature - 1902
...What is a Gentleman ?" are sure to remain popular with readers of all classes. WHAT IS A GENTLEMAN? THERE is no term in our language more common than...it is heard, all agree in the general idea of a man in some way elevated above the vulgar. Yet perhaps no two living are precisely agreed respecting the...
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