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" I humbly presume should be principally intended for the use of politic persons, who are so public-spirited as to neglect their own affairs to look into transactions of state. Now these gentlemen, for the most part, being persons of strong zeal, and weak... "
The Tatler - Page 4
1803
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Chamber's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1902
...spirited as to neglect their own affairs to look into transactions of state.' Something is to be offered whereby 'such worthy and well-affected members of...be instructed, after their reading, what to think;' and there is to be something also 'which may be of entertainment to the fair sex,' in honour of whom...
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 360 pages
...who are so public-spirited as to neglect their own affairs to look into transactions of state. Now these gentlemen, for the most part, being persons...be instructed, after their reading, what to think t which shall be the end and purpose of this my paper, wherein I shall from time to time report and...
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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...who are so public-spirited as to neglect their own affairs to look into transactions of state. Now twix the ami necessary work to offer something, whereby such worthy and well-affected members of the commonwealth...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...their own affairs to look into transactions of state. Now these gentlemen, for the most part, being men of strong zeal and weak intellects, it is both a charitable and a necessary work to offer something whereby such worthy and wellaffected members of the commonwealth...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...their own affairs to look into transactions of state. Now these gentlemen, for the most part, being men of strong zeal and weak intellects, it is both a charitable and a necessary work to offer something whereby such worthy and wellaffected members of the commonwealth...
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The Catholic University Bulletin, Volume 18

Catholic University of America - 1912
...who are so publick-spirited as to neglect their own Affairs to look into Transactions of State. Now these Gentlemen, for the most Part, being Persons...Which shall be the End and Purpose of this my Paper." This idea was never forgotten or lost sight of throughout the Tatler and its successors. Steele came...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...are so public-spirited as to neglect their own affairs to look into trans- [to actions of state. Now rides on the wings of the wind. [20 report and consider all matters of what kind soever that shall occur to me, and publish such my...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1917 - 512 pages
...who are so public-spirited as to neglect their own affairs to look into transactions of state. Now these gentlemen, for the most part, being persons of strong zeal, and weak intellects, it 10 is both a charitable and necessary work to offer something, whereby such worthy and well-affected...
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English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1918 - 397 pages
...of the earlier paper, as stated in its " Advertisement," was " to offer something whereby [certain] worthy and well-affected members of the commonwealth...be instructed, after their reading, what to think ; " that is, its aim was moral. That of the later paper (set forth in no. 10) was " to enliven morality...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...who are so public-spirited as to neglect their own affairs to look into transactions of state. Now Like to the summer's rain; Or as the pearls of morning's...given me a cell Wherein to dwell, A little house, whos 'Whatever men do is fodder for our booklet. and well-affected members of the commonwealth may be instructed,...
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