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" Swift, if he had listened to king William, would have been a cornet of horse. How little the talents of the one were adapted to his office is well known ; what a figure the author of the Tale of the Tub would have made as. a cornet, I leave to my... "
Microcosm - Page 134
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
...had liftened to King William, would have been a Cornet of Horfe. How little the talents of the one were adapted to his office, is well known; what...Genius of Swift was by no means fitted for the camp ; unlefs it can be proved, that humour can gain a battle, or fatire take a town. A No. XI. OF THE MICROCOSM....
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The microcosm [ed. by G. Canning and others]. [Another]

George Canning - 1793
...had liftened to King William, .would have been a Cornet of Horfe. How little the talents of the one were adapted to his office is well known , what...Genius of Swift was by no means fitted. for the .camp; unlefs it can be proved, that humour can gain a battle) or fatire take a town. A* THE MICROCOS M. No....
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The Microcosm: A Periodical Work, Volume 1

1809
...How little the talenU of the one were adapted to hit, office is well known $ what a figure the anthor of the Tale of the Tub would have made as a cornet, I leave to my reader.; to judge. The attic elegance and polished wit of Addison was lost amidst the turbulence of...
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The gleaner: a series of periodical essays, Volumes 1-4

English essays - 1811
...had listened to king William, would have been a cornet of horse. How little the talents of the one were adapted to his office is well known ; what...leave to my readers to judge : the Attic elegance and polished wit of Addison was lost amidst the turbulence of state intrigues; and the keen sarcastic genius...
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Microcosm. General index

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...if he had listened to King William, would have been a cornet of horse. How little the talents of the one were adapted to his office is well known; what...leave to my readers to judge. The attic elegance and polished wit of Addison was lost amidst the turbulence of state intrigues ; and the keen, sarcastic...
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The microcosm [ed. by G. Canning and others]. [Another]

George Canning - 1825
...if he had listened to King William, would have been a cornet of horse. How little the talents of the one were adapted to his office is well known ; what...of the Tale of the Tub would have made as a cornet Heave to my readers to judge. The attic elegance and polished wit of Addison was lost amidst the turbulence...
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