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" Alas ! sir, I have heretofore borrowed help from him ; but he is a gentleman of so much reading that the people of our town cannot understand him. "
The Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cowper, Esqr - Page 259
by William Hayley - 1803
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The Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cowper: With an ..., Volume 1

William Hayley - History - 1803
...he is a gentleman of fo much reading that the people of our town cannot underftand him." I confefs to you, my dear, I felt all the force of the compliment implied in this fpeech, and was almoft ready to anfwer, perhaps mj good friend, they may find me unintelligible too...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ...

William Cowper - 1806
...your purpose." " Alas ! Sir, I have " heretofore borrowed help from him, but he is a " gentleman of so much reading, that the people of " our town...unintelligible too for the same reason. But on asking him whether he had walked over to Weston on purpose to implore the assistance of my muse, and on his replying...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley

William Cowper - 1809
...your purpose." " Aks! Sir, I have " heretofore borrowed help from him, but. he is a *' gentleman of so much reading, that the people of " our town...unintelligible too for the same reason. But on asking him whether he had \valked over to Weston on purpose to implore the assistance of my muse, and on his replying...
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The Life and Letters of William Cowper, Esq: With Remarks on ..., Volume 3

William Hayley - 1812
...your " purpose." " Alas! Sir, I have heretofore bor" rowed help from him, but he is a gentleman of " so much reading, that the people of our town...unintelligible too for the same reason. But on asking him whether he had walked over to Weston on purpose to implore the assistance of my muse, and on his replying...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...for your purpose." " Alas! sir, I have heretofore borrowed help from him, but he is a gentleman of so much reading, that the people of our town cannot...unintelligible too for the same reason. But on asking him whether he had walked over to Weston on purpose to implore the assistance of my Muse, and on his replying...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Readers - 1816 - 392 pages
...! sir, I have heretofore borrowed help from him, but he is a ?entleman of so much reading, that die people of our town cannot understand him." I confess...may find me unintelligible too for the same reason. Bui on asking him whether he had walked over to Weston or. purpose to implore the assistance of my...
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The Letters of the Late William Cowper to His Friends

William Cowper, John Johnson - 1817
...for your purpose." " Alas! Sir, I have heretofore borrowed help from him, but he is a gentleman of so much reading, that the people of our town cannot...unintelligible too' for the same reason. But on asking him whether he had valked aver to Western on purpose to implore the assistance of my muse, and on his replying...
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The juvenile tourist ; or, Excursions into the west of England: into the ...

John Evans - History - 1818 - 520 pages
...man for your purpose.' ' Alas ! Sir, I have heretofore borrowed help from him ; but he is a gentleman of so much reading, that the people of our town cannot understand him.' I confess to you, my dear Sir, that I felt all the force of the compliment implied in this speech, and was almost ready to answer,...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 88

History - 1821
...heretofore borrowed help from him, but he is a gentleman of so much reading, that the people of our to uu cannot understand him.' I confess to you, my dear,...implied in this speech, and was almost ready to answer, ' 1'erhaps, my good friend, they may find me unintelligible too for the same reason. But on asking...
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The Christian Library: The life of the Rev. John Wesley

Richard Watson, Thomas Taylor, Thomas Raffles, Francis Augustus Cox, Andrew Fuller, Baron Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Edward Craig, Andrew Reed, Blaise Pascal - Christian biography - 1826
...he is a gentleman of so much reading, that the people of the town cannot understand him.' I confess I felt all the force of the compliment implied in...perhaps, my good friend, they may find me unintelligible for the same reason. But on asking him whether he had walked over to Weston on purpose to implore the...
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