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" Bull, in the main, was an honest, plain-dealing fellow, choleric, bold, and of a very unconstant temper; he dreaded not old Lewis either at backsword, single falchion, or cudgel-play; but then he was very apt to quarrel with his best friends, especially... "
The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ... - Page 184
by Jonathan Swift - 1757
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A Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works: Containing, I. Miscellanies, by Dr ...

Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, John Arbuthnot - Literary Criticism - 1753 - 347 pages
...faulchion, or cudgel-play ; but then he was very apt to quarrel with with his bef t friends, efpechlly if they pretended to govern him: if you flattered...temper depended very much upon the air; his fpirits role and fell with the weathers glafs. "John was quick and underftood his bufuiefs very well; but no...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...fingle faulchion, or cudgel-play ; but then he was very apt to quarrel with his bed friends, efpecijlly if they pretended to govern him : if you flattered...child. John's temper depended very much upon the air j his Ipirits rofe and fell with the weather-glafs. John was qukk, and underftood his bufintfs very...
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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
...apt to quarrel with his beft friends, efpecially if they pretended to govern• himi if you flatter'd him, you might lead him like a child. John's temper...weather glafs. John was quick, and underftood his bufmcfs very well ; but no man alive was more carelds in looking into his accompts, or more cheated...
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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
...efpecially if they pretended to govern him i if you flatter'd him, you might lead him like a child. jfota's temper depended very much upon the air ; his fpirits rofe and fell with the wearherglafs. John was quick, and undcrftood his bulinefs very well ; but no man alive was more carelefs...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...of the confederate a:iny. 6 t or or cudgel-play ; but then he was very npt to quarrel with his bcft friends, efpecially if they pretended to govern him...might lead him like a child. John's temper depended veiy much upon the air ; his fpirits rofe and fell with the weather-glafs. John was quick, and underftood...
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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
...at backfword, fingle faulchion, or cudgel-play ; but then he was very apt to quarrel with his beft friends, efpecially if they pretended to govern* him...upon the air ; his fpirits rofe and fell with the weather-glafs. John was quick, and underftood his bufinefs very well ; but no man alive was. more carelefs...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan - Literary Criticism - 1784
...backrfwordj' . fmgle faulchion, or cudgel-play ; but then he was very apt to quarrel with his beft friends, efpecially if they pretended to govern him:...upon the air ; his fpirits rofe and fell with the weather-glafs. John was quick, and underftood his bufinefs very well ; but no man alive was more carelefs...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...falchion, or cudgel-play; but then he was very apt to quarrel •with his best friends, especially if they pretended to govern him: if you flattered...John's temper depended very much upon the air; his spirits ro.-,e and fell with the weather-glass. John was quick, and understood his business very well;...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...single falchion, or cudgel-play ; but then he was very apt to quarrel with his best friends, especially if they pretended to govern him : if you flattered...John's temper depended very much upon the air ; his spirits rose and fell with the weather-glass. John was quick, and understood his business very well...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 23

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...WEATHERGLASS, nf [weather and glaft.] i. A barometer; a glafs that {hews the weight of the air. — John's temper depended very much upon the air ; his fpirits rofe and fell with the weatherglafs. Arbuthnot. — We fhall hardly wifli for a perpetual equinox, to lave the charges of...
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