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" I believe, towards the close of the last century, and the beginning of the present, sent out more living writers, in its proportion, than any other school. "
The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the ... - Page 21
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 97

1825
...engage in other occupations, often not very consistent with the dignity of a learned profession. About the close of the last century, and the beginning of the present, it was not unusual to find the Schoolmaster the auctioneer and land-surveyor of the district, and to...
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Addresses of the Philadelphia society for the promotion of national industry

Mathew Carey, Lyman Beecher, Samuel Jackson, Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of National Industry - Protectionism - 1820 - 299 pages
...of manufactures, of commerce, and of navigation; of which the Prussians have had no part, but since the close of the last century, and the beginning of the present. This is not the place to make an exact and general table of the Prussian manufactures; 1 shall, therefore,...
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Southern Review, Volume 4

1829
...the direction of the government of Spain by Don Jose del Rio and Don Ventura de Barcaiztequi, near the close of the last century and the beginning of the present, the real magnitude of this island was imperfectly ascertained, and was usually overrated. It has been...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 2; Volume 7

Theology - 1830
...pain. It is not surprising that this species of writing has so much abounded. The military events of the close of the last century and the beginning of the present, were so extraordinary, and the Interest which men feel in others for the dangers they have passed,...
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The Court magazine and belle assemblée [afterw.] and monthly critic and the ...

Court magazine and monthly critic - History
...by! ere the folly, ambition and ferocity of the few, open such a school for the many, as we all know the close of the last century and the beginning of the present afforded — may we be eternally grateful to the many who took high degrees there and especially thankful...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...night and by day." He was twice married, and died in 1826, his second wife surviving him nine years. " Towards the close of the last century and the beginning of the present," says a notice of the present work, " there was a small print shop to be seen in the Parliament House...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 13

1841
...has said, in his quaint manner, of a peculiar kind of preaching which prevailed, as he conceives, at the close of the last century and the beginning of the present — ' Too often, they who came to us for the milk of the Word, found nothing but the dry husk of didactic...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 1

Christianity - 1841
...has said, in his quaint manner, of a peculiar kind of preaching which prevailed, as he conceives, at the close of the last century and the beginning of the present, — " Too often, they who came to us for the milk of the word, found nothing but the dry husk of didactic...
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The Religious Cabinet, Volume 1

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1842
...superior to any other ecclesiastical body, in point of merit, as well as of consideration in society. The close of the last century and the beginning of the present furnished a memorable illustration of this remark. What a spectacle did the French clergy exhibit,...
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