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Modern Chivalry: Or The Adventures of Captain Farrago and Teague O'Regan - Page 28
by Hugh Henry Brackenridge - 1846
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Adventures of Captain Farrago

Hugh Henry Brackenridge - 1856 - 192 pages
...conducive to your interest, to be represented by a man at least of some letters, than by an illiterate man like this. It will be more honourable for himself,...a man pursues for a livelihood is but a secondary consideration, if any consideration at all. Warriors and statesmen, and sages, may be found at the...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature: embracing personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - American literature - 1856
...and knot threads than to come forward in a legislative capacity : because in the one case, he is iu the sphere suited to his education ; in the other,...water, and must struggle for breath in a new element Is it possible he can understand the affairs of government, whose mind has been concentred to the !...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L. Duyckinck, Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - History - 1866
...at leust of some letter», than by an illiterate handicraftsman like this. It will be more honorable for himself, to remain at his loom and knot threads...water, and must struggle for breath in a new element I Is it possible he can understand the affaire of government, whose mind hue been concentred to the...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...legislative capacity: because, in the one case, he is in the sphere where God and nature has placed him; in the other, he is like a fish out of water, and must struggle for breath in a new element. "Is it possible he can understand the affairs of government, whose mind has been concentrated to the...
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The Contrast: Manners, Morals, and Authority in the Early American Republic

Royall Tyler - Drama - 2007 - 147 pages
...interest, to be represented by a man at least of some letters, than by an illiterate handicraftsman like this. It will be more honourable for himself,...water, and must struggle for breath in a new element. mind has been concentered to the small object of weaving webs, to the price by the yard, the grist...
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