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" ... island; the nearer John came to it the further it went from him. New trials upon new points still arose, new doubts, new matters to be cleared; in short, lawyers seldom part with so good a cause till they have got the oyster and their clients the... "
A Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works: Containing, I. Miscellanies, by Dr ... - Page 20
by Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Arbuthnot - 1753 - 347 pages
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754
...France and Spain, were noc liance; but a partition of the now thought fufficient. termination; bait alas! that final determination and happy conclufion was like an inchanted ifland, the nearer yobn came to it, the further it went from him : new trials upon new points ftill arofe; new doubts*...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...generally caft, never had one verdift in his favour j * and John was promifed that the next, and the next, would be the final determination ; but alas...arofe ; new doubts, new matters to be cleared ; in mort, lawyers feldom part with fo good a faufe, till they have got the oyfter, and their clients the...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ..

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1760
...generally caft, never had one verdift in his favour ; ' and John was promifed that the next, and the next, would be the final determination ; but alas...doubts, new matters to be cleared ; in fhort, lawyers fcldom part with fo good a caufe, till they have got' the oyfter, and their clients the fhell. John's...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...a final denation ; butalas! thru fiml detmr-ination ar.ci hapmclufion was like an inchinted iCand, "the nearer John came to it, the further it went from him : new til ih upon new points flill aro'e; i;cw doubts, new matters to be cleared ; in fiiort, lawyers ftlcoin...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Hawkesworth - Literary Criticism - 1765
...generally caft, never had one verdict in his favour ; * and John was promifed that the next, and the next, would be the final determination ; but alas...nearer John came to it, the further it went from him i new trials upon new points ftill arofe ; new doubts, new matters to be cleared ; in mort, lawyers...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Hawkesworth - 1765
...generally caft, never had one verdict in his favour ; * and John was promifed that the next, and the next, would be the final determination; but alas!...determination and happy conclufion was like an inchanted iil .ml, the nearer John came to it, the further it went from him i new trials upon new points ftill...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth, Deane Swift - 1768
...al- France and Spain, were liance; but a partition of the now thought uifficient. tern termination ; but alas ! that final determination and happy conclufion was like an inchanted ifland, the nearer John cams to it, the further it went from him : new trials upon new points frill arofe ; new doubts, new...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...never had oneverdict in his favour; * and John was promifed that the next, and the next would be a final determination ; but alas! that final determination...inchanted ifland, the nearer John came to it, the farther it went from him: new trials upon new points ftill arofe; new doubts; new matters to be cleared...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 7

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - Literary Criticism - 1784
...generally caft, never had one verdict in his favour *; and John was promifed that the next, and the next, would be the final determination : But alas...till they have got the oyfter, and their clients the fliell. John's ready money, book-debts, bonds, mortgages, all went into the lawyers pockets : Then...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan - Literary Criticism - 1784
...generally rally caft, never had one verdict in his favour j and John was promifed that the next, and the next, would be the final determination * : but alas...inchanted ifland, the nearer John came to it, the farther it went from him : new trials upon new points ftill arofe ; new doubts, new matters to be cleared...
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