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" To confess the truth, my narrative is rather of such actions which he might have performed, or would, or should have performed, than what he really did; and may, in reality, as well suit any other such great man, as the person himself whose name it bears. "
The works of Henry Fielding, with an essay on his life and genius by A. Murphy - Page 91
by Henry Fielding - 1872
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The British Magazine, Or, Monthly Repository for Gentlemen & Ladies

Tobias George Smollett - English literature
...Jonathan Wild is rather a narrative of fiich actions, as he might bare performed, or would, or (hoirld have performed* than what he really did ; and may in reality as well fuit any other fuch greru mr-n, as the perfon bimfelf, whofe name it bears. As k is not a very faithful...
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The Works of Henry Fielding, Volume 5

Henry Fielding - 1902
...Blueskin. Apart from these misadventures, the experiences of Fielding's Wild seem to be purely imaginary. " My narrative is rather of such actions which he might have performed," the author himself says,1 " or would, or should have performed, than what he really did. . . ." The...
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Plays

Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy - 1806
...of what they did in this. The History of 1 Jonathan Wild is rather a narrative of such ac* tions, as he might have performed, or would, or ' should have...man, as the person himself, whose name it' bears. As it is not a very faithful portrait of ' Jonathan Wild, so neither is it intended to re-- ' present...
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The history of Tom Jones

Henry Fielding - English literature - 1832
...than of what they did in this. The history of Jonathan Wild is rather a narrative of such actions as he might have performed, or would, or should have...great man as the person himself whose name it bears. As it is not a very faithful portrait of Jonathan Wild, so neither i> it intended to represent the...
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The works of Henry Fielding, with memoir of the author, by T. Roscoe

Henry Fielding - 1845
...satisfactory an account of the life and actions of this great man. "My narrative," he says, "is rnther rose all that coldness in her behaviour to Blifil,...being a much more cunning man) a suspicion of the r " I solemnly protest," he further observes, " I do by no means intend, in the character of my hero,...
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The life of Henry Fielding

Frederick Lawrence - 1855
...Newgate Calendar." " The History of Jonathan Wild," he says, " is rather a narrative of such actions as he might have performed, or would, or should have...did ; and may, in reality, as well suit any other man as the T JET. 36.] JONATHAN WILD. 189 person himself whose name it bears." The argument is, in...
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The Works of Henry Fielding: With an Essay on His Life and Genius, Volume 11

Henry Fielding - 1903
...suffer in the next world, than of what they did in this. To confess the truth, my narrative is rather of actions which he might have performed, or would, or...should have performed, than what he really did ; and I may, in reality, as well suit any other such great man, I as the person himself whose name it bears....
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The history of the life of the late Mr. Jonathan Wild, the great

Henry Fielding, Howard Maynadier - 1907
...Blueskin. Apart from these misadventures, the experiences of Fielding's Wild seem to be purely imaginary. " My narrative is rather of such actions which he might have performed," the author himself says,1 " or would, or should ^^^have performed, than what he really did. . . ."...
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The Works of Henry Fielding...

Henry Fielding - 1903
...Apart from \ these misadventures, the experiences of Fielding's ' Wild seem to be purely imaginary. " My narrative is >/ rather of such actions which he might have performed," \ , the author himself says,1 " or would, or should have performed, than what he really did. . . ."...
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The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and His Friend Mr. Abraham ...

Henry Fielding - 1908 - 349 pages
...given so satisfactory an account of the life and actions of this great man. ' My narrative,' he says, ' is rather of such actions which he might have performed,...great man, as the person himself whose name it bears.' ' I solemnly protest,' he further observes, 'I do by no means intend, in the character of my hero,...
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