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" With all the opulence and splendor of this city, there is very little good breeding to be found. We have been treated with an assiduous respect, but I have not seen one real gentleman, one well-bred man, since I came to town. At their entertainments there... "
The Life and Times of Aaron Burr: Lieutenant-colonel in the Army of the ... - Page 143
by James Parton - 1858 - 696 pages
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The lives and times of the chief justices of the supreme court of the United ...

Henry Flanders - Judges - 1855 - 645 pages
...well-bred man, since I came to town. At their 1 Life and Works, vol. ii., p. 351. 3 Ibid., p. 354. entertainments there is no conversation that is agreeable...they will break out upon you again and talk away.' ' We have now stated the occasion on which Mr. Jay first appeared upon the theatre of affairs. We have...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 50

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, John Holmes Agnew, Kinahan Cornwallis - American periodicals - 1857
...: there Is no modesty, no attention to one another. They talk very loud, very fast, and altogether. If they ask you a question, before you can utter three...they will break out upon you again, and talk away.' ' 'This is sufficiently explicit, certainly; for a man who had been feasted to the point of surfeit,...
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The North American Review, Volume 85

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1857
...; there is no modesty, no attention to one another. They talk very loud, very fast, and altogether. If they ask you a question, before you can utter three...they will break out upon you again, and talk away." This is sufficiently explicit, certainly ; for a man who had been feasted to the point of surfeit,...
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Works: With a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Adams, Charles Francis Adams - United States - 1865
...; there is no modesty, no attention to one another. They talk very loud, very fast, and altogether. If they ask you a question, before you can utter three...they will break out upon you again, and talk away. 24. Wednesday. This day Cushing and Paine went over to Long Island to dine with Phil Livingston. Adams...
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THE LIVES AND TIMES OF THE CHIEF JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED ...

HENRY FLANDERS - 1874
...found. We have been treated with an assiduous respect ; but I have not seen one real gentleman, or well-bred man, since I came to town. At their entertainments...they will break out upon you again and talk away.' l We have now stated the occasion on which Mr. Jay first appeared upon the theatre of affairs. We have...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in the ..., Volume 2

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1886
...; there is no modesty, no attention to one another. They talk very loud, very fast, and altogether. If they ask you a question, before you can utter three...they will break out upon you again, and talk away." They, however, soon discovered in New York, the vacillating and temporizing character of the times....
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John Adams

John Torrey Morse - 1889 - 337 pages
...man since I came to town. At their entertainments there is no conversation that is agreeable ; tbere is no modesty, no attention to one another. They talk...they will break out upon you again, and talk away." Hut if Mr. Adams was a little pettish at not being listened to with a gentlemanlike deference by the...
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The Other Side of the Declaration of Independence: A Lecture

Frank Bergen - United States - 1898 - 45 pages
...his diary : "With all the opulence and splendor of this city, there is very little good breeding to be found. We have been treated with an assiduous...they will break out upon you again and talk away." We would hardly consider this courteous language about friends who had treated us with assiduous respect...
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Public Papers of Governor, Volume 1

New York (State). Governor - History - 1899
...agreeable; there is no modesty, no attention to one another. They talk very loud, very fast and altogether. If they ask you a question, before you can utter three...they will break out upon you again, and talk away. "24. Wednesday. This day Cushing and Paine went over to Long Island to dine with Phil Livingston. Adams...
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