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" The bishop, in reply, with great wit and calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus: "Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a loss... "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 323
1819
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The Enchiridion of Wit: The Best Specimens of English Conversational Wit

Enchiridion - English wit and humor - 1884 - 279 pages
...similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a loss to make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship." A Spirited Answer. When the Earl of .Cadogan...
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Once a Month: An Illustrated Australasian Magazine ..., Volume 2

1885
...calmness, exposed the rude attack, and concluded thus : — " Since the noble lord has discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at losshow to make out the other part of the parallel ; I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody...
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Modern Anecdotes: A Treasury of Wise and Witty Sayings of the Last Hundred Years

William Davenport Adams - Anecdotes - 1886 - 276 pages
...who was reproved by his own ass." The bishop, in reply : "Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a lost how to make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody...
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The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles

History - 1891 - 997 pages
...unless to that famous prophet Balaam, who was reproved by his own ass.' To this the bishop replied : • I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balaam, but I am sure I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship.' Attic Hoses (The). Plato (BC 428-347)....
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English Wit and Humor

Walter Henry Howe - English wit and humor - 1898 - 220 pages
...exposed this rude attack, concluding in these words : " Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship." From that day forth Lord Coningsby was called "Atterbury's Pad." [n] " Grace Before Meat " The Rev....
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Memoirs of the court of England during the reigns of William and Mary, Queen ...

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus : ' Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manner such a similitude, I am well content to be compared...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship.' " Doctor King informs us, that such was the...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: During the Reigns of William and ..., Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1901
...calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus: ' Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manner such a similitude, I am well content to be compared...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship.' " Doctor King informs us, that such was the...
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The Bookman, Volume 21

Book collecting - 1905
...gave Atterbury his chance, which he improved as follows : "Since the noble Lord has discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...I have been reproved by nobody but his Lordship!" Wit and humour, strictly speaking, are of course separately defined, but, like literature and journalism,...
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Annual Register, Volume 61

Edmund Burke - History - 1820
...concluding thus: " since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well cootent to be compared to the prophet Balaam : but, my lords,...make out the other part of the parallel : I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship." THE PRETENDER. [From King's Anecdotes."] September...
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