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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 5-6

Spectator The - 1853
...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...ten commandments, with the little critics, is not so had as the breach of an unity of time and place. Half wits do not apprehend the miseries that must...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ...

Spectator The - 1853
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent offences against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author...for an insult upon all the ten commandments with the litue critics is not so bad as the breach of an unity of time and place. Half wits do not apprehend...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...evil arises from this one corruption of mind, that makes men resent oflenccs against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author...the ten commandments with the little critics is not to bad as the breach of an unity of time and place. Half wits do not apprehend the miseries' that must...
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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - Great Britain - 1885 - 504 pages
...offences against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author shall write o as if he thought there was not one man of honour or...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: Selected Papers

Spectator, Sir Richard Steele - 1876 - 276 pages
...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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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1896 - 504 pages
...offences against their virtue, less than those against their understanding. An author shall write 40 as if he thought there was not one man of honour or woman of A aa chastity in the house, and come off with applause : for an insult upon all the ten commandments...
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The Spectator: no. 252-321; Dec. 19, 1711-Mar. 8, 1712

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...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 1 Sir ' was an old prefix to a clergyman's name. VOL. IV. G wits do not apprehend...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

George Gregory Smith - 1898
...Evil arises from this one Corruption of Mind, that makes Men resent Offences against their Virtue, less than those against their Understanding. An Author...Chastity in the House, and come off with Applause; For an las suit upon all the Ten Commandments, with the little Criticks, is not so bad as the Breach of an...
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Essays of Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1902 - 358 pages
...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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Essays

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1907 - 358 pages
...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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