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" Now the best way in the world for a man to seem to be any thing is really to be what he would seem to be. Besides, that it is many times as troublesome to make good the pretence of a good quality, as to have it... "
The Spectator - Page 135
by Joseph Addison - 1729
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Introductio Ad Prudentiam: Or, Directions, Counsels, and Cautions, Tending ...

Conduct of life - 1731 - 217 pages
...any thing, i< really to be what he would feem to be. Befides, that it is many Times as troublefome to make good the Pretence of a good Quality, as to have it j and if a Man have it not,; it is- ten to one bt he is difcovered to want, it, and then all his...
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The Gentleman's Library: Containing Rules for Conduct in All Parts of Life ...

Gentleman - 1744 - 440 pages
...any Thing, is really to le that he would feem to be. Befides that, it is many Times as troublefome to make good the Pretence of a good Quality as to...and if a Man have it not, it is ten to one but he is difcovered to want it , and then all his Pains and Labour to feem to have it, are loft. It it is...
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The works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson ...

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1748
...thing, is really to be what he would feem to be. Befides that it is many times as troublefome to Jnake good the pretence of a good quality, as to have it...and if a man have it not, it is ten to one but he is difcovered to want it, and then all his pains and labour to feem to have it is loft. There is fomething...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...is really to be what he would feem to be. Befides that it is many times as troublefome to make wood the pretence of a good quality, as to have it ; and if a man haie it not, it is ten to one but he is difcovered to want it, raid then all his pains and labour to...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...any thing, is really to be what he would feem to be. Befides, it is often as troublefome to fupport the pretence of a good quality, as to have it ; and if a man have it not, it is mofl likely he will be difcovered to want it, and then all hi.- labour to feem to have it is loft....
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...be any 'Hung, is really to be what he would &сш to be. Boulet i!ut u is many times as troublefeme to make good the pretence of a g-ood quality, as to...and if a man have it not, it is ten to one but he is difcovcred to want it, and then all his pains and Kbour to feem to have it is loft. Th те is fomething...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...any thing, is really to be what he would feem to be. Betides, that it is many times as troublefome to make good the pretence of a good quality, as to have Ц and if a man have it not, k U tetv U> отл but he is difcovered to адатл Л-, am then...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...any thing, is really to be what he would feem to be. Ecfi-Jes, -it is often as troublefome to fupport the pretence of a good quality, as to have it ; and if a man have it not, .it is rnoft likely he will be d if covered to want it ; and then all his labour to feem to have it is loft....
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...any thing, is really to be what he would feem to be. Befides, that it is many times as troublefome to make good the pretence of a good quality, as to...and if a man have it not, it is ten to one but he is difcovercd to want it, and then all his pains and labour to feem to have it is loft. There is fomething...
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The Prose Epitome: Or, Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining ...

English literature - 1792 - 456 pages
...any thing, is really to be what he would fccm to be. Bcfides, that it is many times as troubjefome to make good the pretence of a good quality, as to...and if a man have it not, it is ten to one but he is difcuvered te want it, and then all his pains and labour te feem to have it is loft. There is forncthmg...
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