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" He was naturally of a morofe, faturnine temper, which a confiderable quantity of port, regularly difcufled after dinner for a continuance of thirty years, had not a little contributed to heighten. The ufual companion of his leifure hours was the Parifh... "
Microcosm - Page 231
by Gregory Griffin, George Canning - 1793
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The Microcosm: a periodical work

Gregory Griffin, John Smith, George Canning, Robert Percy Smith, John Hookham Frere - Literary Collections - 1788 - 455 pages
...Frederic having from an early pique fecluded himfelf from mankind, devoted an ample fortune to his famity, his ftables, and his cellar, in the extremity of Somerfetfhire....hours with fuch a duumvirate; but the 'Squire was toodiftruftful of any thing human to be circumvented in the common way; and his Achates coo much a...
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The microcosm [ed. by G. Canning and others]. [Another]

George Canning - 1793
...of a roorofe, faturninc temper-, which a confiderable quantity of port, regularly. difcufled Alter dinner for. a continuance of thirty years, had not...companion of his leifure hours was the Parifh Attorney, n fupple.fcnave, who, as occafion ferved, could raU at the times, praife the wine, take JhufF, or ring...
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The gleaner: a series of periodical essays, Volumes 1-4

English essays - 1811
...naturally of a morose, saturnine temT per, which a considerable quantity of port, regularly discussed after dinner for a continuance of thirty years, had not a little contributed to heighten. The usual companion of his leisure hours was the parish attorney, a supple knave, who, as occasion served,...
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Microcosm. General index

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...naturally of a morose, saturnine temper, which a considerable quantity of port, regularly discussed after dinner for a continuance of thirty years, had not a little contributed to heighten. The usual companion of his leisure hours was the parish attorney, a supple knave, who, as occasion served,...
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The microcosm [ed. by G. Canning and others]. [Another]

George Canning - 1825
...naturally of a morose, saturnine temper, which a considerable quantity of port, regularly discussed after dinner for a continuance of thirty years, had not a little contributed to heighten. The usual companion of his leisure hours was the parish attorney, a supple knave, who, as occasion served,...
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