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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author shall write as if he thought there was'not one man of honour or woman of chastity in the house, and come off with applause : for an insult...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue, ot one man of honour or woman of chastity in, he house, and come off with applause ; for an inult upon...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...this evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue less than those against their understanding. An author...little critics, is not so bad as the breach of an unity of time or place. Half wits do not apprehend the miseries that must necessarily flow from a degeneracy...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author shall write as if he thought there was not a man of honour or woman of chastity in the house, and come off with applause: for an insult upon all...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 6

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...this evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue less than those against their understanding. An author...little critics, is not so bad as the breach of an unity of time and place. Half wits do not apprehend the miseries that must necessarily flow from degeneracy...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue, ion, an ("" a unity of time and place. Half wits do not apprehend the miseries that must necessarily flow from...
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Spectator (The)

English essays - 1836 - 714 pages
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent ofiences against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author shall write as if he thought there was not one nun of honour or woman of chastity in the house, and come off with applause : for an insult upon all...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author...the little critics is not so bad as the breach of a unity of time and place. Half wits do not apprehend the miseries that must necessarily flow from...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue, n its vital functions. One thing we thought very observable,...of it, we could not discover any communication that a unity of time and place. Half wits do not apprehend the miseries that must necessarily flow from...
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The British Magazine, Volume 36

1849
...this evil arises from this one corruption of mind that makes men resent offences against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author...little critics, is not so bad as the breach of an unity of time or place. Half wits do not apprehend the miseries that must necessarily flow from degeneracy...
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