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" Britain was a plentiful and perpetual emporium of learned authors ; and men went thither as to a market. This drew to the place a mighty trade ; the rather because the shops were spacious, and the learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed... "
Bibliomania, Or, Book Madness ; a Bibliographical Romance, in Six Parts ... - Page 411
by Thomas Frognall Dibdin - 1811 - 782 pages
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A selection of curious articles from the Gentleman's magazine [compiled by J ...

Gentleman's magazine - 1811
...the place a mighty trade, the rather because the%hops were spacious, and the learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable...converse; and we may judge the time as well spent there, as (in latter days) either in taverns or coffee-houses, though the latter hath carried off the spare...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 4

John Walker - Biography & Autobiography - 1811
...the place a mighty trade, the rather because the shops were spacious, and the learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable...converse; and we may judge the time as well spent there, as (in latter days) either in taverns or coffee-houses, though the latter hath carried off the spare...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 81, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1811
...agreeable conversation ; and the Booksellers themselves were knowing and conversable men, with wlvm, for the sake of bookish knowledge, the greatest wits were pleased to converse. " Most of John Dunton's publications bear date prior to 1124; and we further learn, that in Addisun's...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 1

Samuel Bentley - Authors, English - 1812
...meet with agreeable conversation ; and the Booksellers themselves were knowing and ronveiTsiblemen, with whom, for the sake of bookish knowledge, the...converse ; and we may judge the time as well spent there, as (in latter days) either in feu ems or eofiee-houses, though the latter has carried off the Kp;ue...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ...

John Bowyer Nichols - 1812
...the place a mighty trade, the rather because the shops were spacious, and the Learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable...; and the Booksellers themselves were knowing and convertible men, with whom, for the sake of bookish knowledge, the greatest wits were pleased to converse...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 1

John Nichols, Samuel Bentley - English literature - 1812
...rather because the shops were spacious, and the Learned gladly resorted lo them, where they seldour failed to meet with agreeable conversation ; and the Booksellers themselves were knowing and convertible men, with whom, for the sake of bookish knowledge, the greatest wits were pleased to converse...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1813
...place a mighty trade, the rather because the shops were spacious, tind the Learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable...converse; and we may judge the time as well spent there, as (in latter days) either in taverns or coffee-houses, though the latter has carried off the spare...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

John Walker - 1814
...the place a mighty trade, the rather because the shops were spacious, and the learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable...; and the booksellers themselves were knowing and conversable men. with whom, for the sakei of bookish knowledge, the greatest wits were pleased to converse...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations ..., Volume 10, Part 3

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1815
...This drew a mighty trade, the rather becanse the shops were spacious, and the learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable...knowledge, the greatest wits were pleased to converse." Most of John Duntou's publications bear date prior to 1724 ; and we further learn that in Addison'stime,...
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London and Middlesex: or, An historical, commercial ..., Volume 3, Part 1

Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale - London (England) - 1815
...This drew a mighty trade, the rather because the shops were spacious, and the learned gladly resorted to them, where they seldom failed to meet with agreeable...; and the booksellers themselves were knowing and eonversible men, with whom, for the sake of bookish knowledge, the greatest wits were pleased to converse."...
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