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" Indeed, if a man were only to deal in the world for a day, and should never have occasion to converse more with mankind, never more need their good opinion or good word, it were then no great matter... "
The Spectator - Page 137
by Joseph Addison - 1729
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Introductio Ad Prudentiam: Or, Directions, Counsels, and Cautions, Tending ...

Conduct of life - 1731 - 217 pages
...(fpea&ng as to the Concernment of the World) if a Man fpent' his Reputation all at once, and ventur'd it at one Throw : But if he be to continue in the "World, and would have the Advantage of Converfation whilft he is in it ; let him make ufe of Truth and Sincerity in all his Words and Actions...
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The works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson ...

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1748
...good word, it were then no- great matter (fpeaking as to the concernments of the world) if a man fpent his reputation all at once, and ventured it at one...continue in the world, and would have the advantage of converfation whilft he is in it, let him make iife of truth and fmcerity in all his words and actions...
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Madam Johnson's Present: Or, Every Young Woman's Companion in Useful and ...

Mary Johnson (fl. 1753.) - Cookery, English - 1770 - 197 pages
...Matter (as to the Concerns of this Life) if a Man, SlOiild fpead his Reputation all at once, and venture it at one Throw; but if he be to continue in the World, and would have the Advantage of Converfation whilft he is in it, let him make ufe of Truth and Sincerity in all his Words and Actions...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...good word, it were then no great matter (fpeaking as to the concernments of this world) if a man fpent his reputation all at once, and ventured it at one...continue in the world, and would have the advantage of converfation whilft he is in it, let him make ufe of truth and fincerity in all his words and a<Sions...
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The historical mirror; or, Biographical miscellany for the instruction and ...

Historical mirror - 1776
...word ; it were then no great matter (('peaking. as to the concernment of this world), if a man fpent his reputation all at once, and ventured it at one...continue in the world, and would have the advantage of converfation while he is in it, let him make ufe of truth and fincerity in all his word* and actions,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...good word, it were then no great matter (as far as refpefts the affairs of this world) if he fpent his reputation all at once* and ventured it at one...continue in the world, and would have the advantage of reputation wbilft he is in it, let him make ufe of truth and fincerity in all his words and actions,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...good word, it were then no great matter (as far as felpet5ls the affairs of this world) if he fpent his reputation all at once, and ventured it at one...continue in the world, and would have the advantage of reputation whilft he is in it, let him make life of liucerity in all his words and aftions ; for nothing...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...food word, it were then no great matter {Ipciking as to the concernments of this world) if a man fpent his reputation all at once, and ventured it at One throw : but if be be to continue in the world, and would h'.rc the advantage of converfation whiift be is in it, let...
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The Prose Epitome: Or, Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining ...

English literature - 1792 - 456 pages
...good word, it were then no great matter (fpeaking as to the concernments of this world) if a man fpent his reputation all at once, and ventured it at one...continue in the world, and would have the advantage of converfation whilft he is in it, let him make ufe of truth and fmcerity in all his words and aérions...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English imprints - 1801
...word, it were then no ercatmatter (fpeafe-- ing as to the concernments of this world) if a man fpant his reputation all at once, and ventured it at one throw : But if he is to continue in the world, and would have the advantage of converfation whilft he is in it, let him...
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