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" I am going about, and run over in my imagination all the endless crowd of men of honour who will be offended at such a discourse; I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable hero in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single... "
The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq - Page 148
by Sir Richard Steele - 1774
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The North American Review, Volume 46

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - American fiction - 1838
...methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable hero in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier. But as I am pretty well acquainted by great...nature of man, and know of a truth, that all men fight against their will, the danger vanishes, and resolution rises upon this subject. For this reason, I...
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History, Opinions, and Lucubrations, of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - Bookbinding - 1861 - 304 pages
...and run over in my imagination all the endlefs crowd of men of honour who will be offended at fuch a difcourfe, I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy...invulnerable hero in romance, rather than a private gentlemen with a fingle rapier ; but as I am pretty well acquainted by great opportunities with the...
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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - 1885 - 504 pages
...in my imagination all the endless crowd of men of honour who will be offended at such a discourse ; I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable...in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier : but as I am pretty well acquainted by great opportunities with the nature of man, and...
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The Tatler: Selected Essays

English essays - 1888 - 478 pages
...methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable hero in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier : but as I am pretty well acquainted by great...nature of man, and know of a truth that all men fight against their will, the danger vanishes, and resolution rises upon this subject. For this reason, I...
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Selectons from Steele's Contributions to the Tatler: With an Introudction ...

Sir Richard Steele - 1896 - 124 pages
...in my imagination all the endless crowd of men of honour who will be offended at such a discourse ; I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable...in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier ; but as I am pretty well acquainted by great opportunities with the nature of man, and...
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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1896 - 504 pages
...in my imagination all the endless crowd of men of honour who will be offended at such a discourse ; I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable...in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier : but as I am pretty well acquainted by great opportunities with the nature of man, and...
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The Tatler

1898
...in my imagination all the endless crowd of men of honour who will be offended at such a discourse, I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable...in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier ; but as I am pretty well acquainted by great opportunities with the nature of man, and...
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Essays of Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1902 - 358 pages
...in my imagination all the endless crowd of men of honour who will be offended at such a discourse ; I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable...in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier ; but as I am pretty well acquainted by great opportunities with the nature of man, and...
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English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: Sir Richard Steele, Joseph ...

English literature - 1906 - 514 pages
...in my imagination all the endless crowd of men of honour who will be offended at such a discourse; I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable...in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier: but as I am pretty well acquainted by great opportunities with the nature of man, and...
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Essays

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1907 - 358 pages
...in my imagination all the endless crowd of men of honour who will be offended at such a discourse ; I am undertaking, methinks, a work worthy an invulnerable...in romance, rather than a private gentleman with a single rapier ; but as I am pretty well acquainted by great opportunities with the nature of man, and...
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