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" Coming down to the court-gate, he finds a coach, which taking for his own, he whips into it; and the coachman drives off, not doubting but he carries his master. "
New Memoirs of Literature,: Containing an Account of New Books Printed Both ... - Page 442
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The Moral Characters of Theophrastus

Theophrastus - Characters and characteristics - 1725 - 280 pages
...Time.—Menglcas is in the Drawing-Room at Court; and walking very majestically under a Branqh of Candjeftics ; his Wig is caught up by one of them, and hangs dangling...the Air, All the Courtiers fall a laughing.—— Men&lpas unluckily .lofes his Feeling, but ftill retains the U.fe of hjs Bars. He is infenfible that...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1778
...goes to court, comes into the drawing-room, and walking bolt-upright under a branch of candlefticks hL wig is caught up by one of them, and hangs dangling in the air. All the courtiers fall a laughing, but Menalcas laughs louder than any of them, and looks about for the perfon that is the jeft of the...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...breeches. When he is drefled he ' goes to court, comes into the drawing-room, ' and walking bolt-upright under a branch of ' candlefticks, his wig is caught...dangling in the air. All the ' courtiers fall a laughing, but Menalcas laughs ' louder than any of them, and looks about for ' the perfon that is the jeft of...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...breeches. When he is drefled", he goes to court ; comes into the drawiug-rodm ; and, walking upright under a branch of candlefticks, his wig is caught up by one of them, stndlicliiigs dangling in the air. All the courtiers fall alau'ghingl'but .Menalcas laughs louder than...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 93

Literary Criticism - 1793
...goes to court, comes into the drawing-room, and walking bolt-upright under a branch of candleiticks, his wig is caught up by one of them, and hangs dangling in the air. All the courtiers fall a laughing, but Menalcas laughs louder than the company. Coming down to the courtgate he finds a coach, which taking...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...goes to court, comes into the drawing-room, and walking bolt-upright under a branch of candlesticks, his wig is caught up by one of them, and hangs dangling in the air. All the courtiers fall a laughing, but Menalcas laughs louder than any of them, and looks about for the person that is the jest of the...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...goes to court, comes into the drawing-room, and walking bolt-upright under a branch of candlesticks, his wig is caught up by one of them, and hangs dangling in the air. All the courtiers fall a laughing, but Menalcas laughs louder than any of them, and looks about for the person that is the jest of the...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...goes to court, comes into the drawing-room, and walking bolt-upright under a branch of candlesticks his wig is caught up by one of them, and hangs dangling in the air. All the courtiers fall a laughing, but Menalcas laughs louder than any of them, and looks about for the person ' that is the jest of the...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...goes to court, comes into the drawing-room, and walking bolt-upright under a branch of candlesticks his wig is caught up by one of them, and hangs dangling in the air. All the courtiers fall a laughing, but Menalcas laughs louder than any of them, and looks about for the person that is the jest of the...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...goes to court, comes into the drawing-room, and walking bolt-upright under a branch of candlesticks, his wig is caught up by one of them, and hangs dangling in the air. All the courtiers fall a-laughing, but Menalcas louder than any of them, and looks about for the person that is the jest of...
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