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Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois - Page 336
by William A. Lorimer - 1903 - 798 pages
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 6

Periodicals - 1835
...making him a happy man, unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history ; with the wisest, the wittiest, with the tendercst, the bravest, and the purest characters who have...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...fail of making a happy man, unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history — with the wisest, the wittiest — with the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who...
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The Christian witness and church members' magazine [ed. by J. Campbell ...

John Campbell
...of making him a happy man, unless, indeed, you put into his hand a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history ; with the wisest, the wittiest, and the tenderesl, the bravest, and the purest characters who have...
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A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume 1

Johann Beckmann - Inventions - 1846 - 548 pages
...making him a happy man ; unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history, — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned...
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The works of Frederick Schiller, tr. by A.J. Morrison [and others].

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller - 1846
...making him a happy man ; unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned...
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History of the thirty years' war, complete: History of the revolt of the ...

Friedrich Schiller - Netherlands - 1846 - 519 pages
...making him a happy man ; unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned...
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Historical view of the literature of the south of Europe, Volume 1

Jean-Charles-Léonard Simonde Sismondi, Thomas Roscoe - Indian literature - 1846
...making him a happy man ; unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history, — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tendercst, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned...
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The philosophy of history: in a course of lectures, delivered at Vienna

Friedrich von Schlegel, James Burton Robertson - History - 1846 - 498 pages
...making him a happy man ; unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history, — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned...
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The Life of Lorenzo de Medici, Called the Magnificent

William Roscoe, Thomas Roscoe - Florence (Italy) - 1847 - 564 pages
...making him a happy man ; unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history, — with the wisest, the wittiest, the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters who have adorned...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight

Half hours - 1847
...fail of making a happy man. unless, indeed, you put into his hands a most perverse selection of books. You place him in contact with the best society in every period of history— with the wisest, the wittiest — with the tenderest, the bravest, and the purest characters that have...
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