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The Spectator ... - Page 74
by Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1803
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The Spectator, Volume 6

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1753
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Essays on rhetoric: abridged chiefly from dr. Blair's lectures on that science

Hugh Blair - 1784
...greater fa" tisfaElion in the profpeft of fields and mea~ dows, than another does in the pojfeffion* It gives him, indeed, a kind of property 'in every thing he fees ; and makes the moji fv.de uncultivated parts of nature adminijler to his pleafures : So that...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1793
...greater fatisfaflion in the " proipeft of fields and meadows, than another " does in the poflellion. It gives him, indeed, a " kind of property in every thing he fees ; and " makes the moft rude, uncultivated parts of nar " ture adminifter to his pleafures : ib...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - English language - 1801 - 370 pages
...qualification only of a man. The other inftance of negligence, is towards the end of the paragraph — fo that he looks upon the world, as it were , in another light. — - By another light, Mr. Addifon means, a light different from that in which other men view the...
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An Abridgement of Lectures on Rhetoric

Hugh Blair - English language - 1802 - 300 pages
...thing he. foes ; and makes the mojl rude uncultivated parts of nature admm'ijler to his pieafures : So that he looks upon the world, as it 'were, in another light, and difco'oers in it a multitude of charms that conceal themf.hcs from the generality of manfaJ. This fentence...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...refreshment in a description, and often feels a greater satisfaction in the prospect of fields and meadows, than another does in the possession. It gives...his pleasures : so that he looks upon the world, as ii were in another light, and discovers in it a multitude of charms, that conceal themselves from the...
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An Abridgment of Lectures on Rhetorick

Hugh Blair - English language - 1805 - 264 pages
...a greater fatisfacJion in the profpecj of fields and meadows, than another does in the poffefftttn. It gives him, indeed, a kind of property in every thing he fees ; and makes the mojl rude uncultivated farts of nature admintfler /? his pleafure : fo that he...
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The British Essayists, Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...refreshment in a description, and often feels a greater satisfaction in the prospect of fields and meadows, than another does in the possession. It gives...pleasures : so that he looks upon the world as it were ia another light, and discovers in it a multitude of charms, that con. ceal themselves from the generality...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1807
...greater satisfaction in the pros" pect of fields and meadows, than another does in the posses*' sion. It gives him, indeed, a kind of property in every...sees ; and makes the most rude uncultivated parts of na*' ture administer to his pleasures : so that he looks upon the " world, as it were, in another light,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...refreshment in a description, and often feels a greater satisfaction in the prospect of fields and meadows, than another does in the possession. It gives...parts of nature administer to his pleasures : so that to looks upon the world as it were in another light, and discovers in it a multitude of charms, that...
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