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" ... quietness sake : just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat ; if every man should buy, or if there were many buyers, they would never agree ; one would buy what the other liked not, or what the other had bought before ; so there would... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 460
by George Burnett - 1813
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Seldeniana, or The table-talk of John Selden

John Selden - 1818 - 230 pages
...liked not, or what the other had bought before ; so there would be a confusion. But that charge being committed to one, he according to his discretion pleases...shall have it the next, or something as good. 2. The wordking directs our eyes. Suppose it had been consul, or dictator, to think all kings alike is the...
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The Table Talk of John Selden

John Selden - Religion and state - 1818 - 678 pages
...liked not, or what the other had bought before ; so there would be a confusion. But that charge being committed to one, he according to his discretion pleases...shall have it the next, or something as good. 2. The wordking directs our eyes. Suppose it had been consul, or dictator, to think all kings alike is the...
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Essays, Moral and Entertaining

Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - English essays - 1819 - 378 pages
...liked not, or what the other had bought before ; so there would be a confusion. But that charge being committed to one, he, according to his discretion,...good. 2. The word king directs our eyes. Suppose it had been consul, or dictator : to think all kings alike is the same folly, as if a consul of Aleppo...
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Selden's table talk

John Selden - 1821 - 170 pages
...liked not, or what the other had bought before ; so there would be a confusion. But that charge being committed to one, he, according to his discretion,...good. 2. The word king directs our eyes. Suppose it had been consul, or dictator : to think all kings alike is the same folly, as if a consul of Aleppo...
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The British Prose Writers: Sheldon's table talk. Sir W. Blackstone's ...

British prose literature - 1821 - 328 pages
...liked not, or what the other had bought before ; so there would be a confusion. But that charge being committed to one, he, according to his discretion,...good. 2. The word king directs our eyes. Suppose it had been consul, or dictator : to think all kings alike is the same folly, as if a consul of Aleppo...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Sir Philip Sidney's ...

English literature - 1831 - 368 pages
...liked not, or what the other had bought before ; so there would be a confusion. But that charge being committed to one, he, according to his discretion,...good. 2. The word king directs our eyes. Suppose it had been consul, or dictator : to think all kings alike is the same folly as if a consul of Aleppo...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Scottish periodicals - 1832 - 952 pages
...one, he, according to his discretion, pleases all : the word King diverts our eyes. Suppose it had been Consul or Dictator. To think all Kings alike,...Aleppo or Smyrna should claim to himself the same power with a Consul of Rome. "Kings arc all individuals : this, or that King ; there is no species of Kings...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 404 pages
...liked not, or what the other had bought before, so there would be a confusion. But that charge being committed to one, he, according to his discretion,...they shall have it the next, or something as good. Libels. Though some make light of libels, yet you may see by them how the wind sits: as, take a straw...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: First period, from the earliest times to 1400

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847 - 712 pages
...liked not, or what the other had bought before, so there would be a confusion. But that charge being Robert" Robert Chambers( ghall have it the next, or something as good. m Нету. Tis a vain thing to talk of un heretic, for...
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The table-talk of John Selden, with a biogr. preface and notes by S.W. Singer

John Selden - 1847 - 416 pages
...would be a confufion. But that Charge being committed to one, he according to his Difcretion pleafes all; if they have not what they would have one day, they mall have it the next, or fomething as good. 2. The word King directs our Eyes; fuppofe it had been...
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