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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ... - Page 105
by George Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford - 1880
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Travels into several remote nations of the world, by Lemuel Gulliver

Jonathan Swift - 1742
...Beard long, ragged and fmged in feveral Places. His Clothes, Shirt, and Skin, were all of the fame Colour. He had been eight Years upon a Project for...extracting Sun-beams out of Cucumbers, which were to be put into Vials hermetically fealed, and let out to warm the Air in raw inclement Summers. He told me, he...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1743
...Beard long, ragged and finged in feveral Places. His Cloaths, Shirt, and Skin, were all of the fame Colour : He had been eight Years upon a Project for...Sun-Beams out of Cucumbers ; which were to be put into Vials, hermetically fealed, and let out to warm the Air, in raw inclement Summers. He told me,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...more projectors ; and I believe I could not be in fewer than five hundred rooms. The first man I saw was of a meagre aspect, with sooty hands and face,...sun-beams out of cucumbers, which were to be put in vial* hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air, in raw inclement summers. He told me, he did...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - Literary Criticism - 1812
...more projectors ; and I believe I could not be in fewer than five hundred rooms. The first man I saw was of a meagre aspect, with sooty hands and face,...sun-beams out of cucumbers, which were to be put in vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air, in raw inclement summers. He told me, he did...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...more projectors ; and, I believe, I could not be in fewer than five hundred rooms. The first man I saw was of a meagre aspect, with sooty hands and face,...project for extracting sun-beams out of cucumbers, which tippling under an arbour. They toped out of jolly bottomless cups, four sorts of cool, sparkling, pure,...
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte, Ludwig Ideler - 1823
...'than five hundred rooms. The first man I saw was of a meager aspect, with sooty hands and face, bis hair and beard long, ragged and singed in several...places; his clothes, shirt, and skin, were all of the «ame colour. He had been eight years upon a project for extracting '.sunbeams out of cucumbers, which...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 520 pages
...protection can be made out, than the navigating interest. Whether we look at its " The first man I saw was of a meagre aspect, with sooty hands and face....His clothes, shirt, and skin, were all of the same color. He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments

Daniel Webster - United States - 1830 - 520 pages
...man I saw was of a meagre aspect, with sooty hands and face. IFis hair and beard long, ragged, nnd singed in several places. His clothes, shirt, and skin, were all of the same color. He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumhers, which were...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...more projectors, aud I believe I could not be iu fewer than five huudred rooms. The first, maa I eaw so, though it may perhaps be very difficult in some nice a aud beard long, ragged, and eiiiged m several places. His clothes, ehirt, and skin were olí of the...
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Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world

Jonathan Swift - 1834
...more projectors ; and I believe I could not be in fewer than five hundred rooms. The first man I saw was of a meagre aspect, with sooty hands and face,...ragged, and singed in several places. His clothes, sliirt, and skin, were all of the same colour. He had been eight years upon a project for extracting...
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