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Tis a pretty picture ! said my uncle Toby -- she had suffered persecution , Trim ,
and had learnt mercyShe was good , an ' please your honour , from nature as
well as from hardships ; and there are circum . stances in the story of that poor ...
Amen , responded my uncle Toby , laying his hand up- , on his heart . STERTE ,
00000000 CHAP . V. RIVERS AND SIR HARRY . 1 Sir . Har : COLONEL , your
most obedient : I am come upon the old business ; for unless I am allowed to ...
IT was some time in the summer of that year in which Dendermond ' was taken by
the allies , - which was about seven years before my father came into the country
, and about as many after the time , that my uncle Toby and Trim had privati'y ...
Thou art a good natured soul , I will answer for thee , cried my uncle Toby ; and
thou shalt drink the poor gen . tleman's health in a glass of sack thyself , -- and
take a couple of bottles with my service , and tell him he is heartily welcome to
cle Toby -- the corporal made his bow . My uncle Toby proceeded no farther , but
finished his pipe . Trim ! said my uncle Toby , I have a project in my head as it is a
bad night , of wrapping myself up warm in my roquelaure , and paying a visit to ...
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This reader was initially published as a British reader, and then imported to America. According to Henry W. Simon, it was first published in America in Philadelphia in 1799. He was unaware of this second American printing. There is also another printing -- from New York in 1812 -- of which he too was unaware. Thus far, these are the only three American printings of which I am aware. In a visit to the Harvard archives, I noticed in their records that the Institute of 1770, an early literary society there, often read aloud from Enfield in their meetings in the 1770s and 1780s (though this would have been a British version of the text, not the American one depicted here).