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" I had not been long at the university before I distinguished myself by a most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred words ; and indeed do not... "
The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ... - Page 3
by Spectator The - 1816
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A grammar of the English language

William Ward - 1767
...happened. That is a Kind of a Redditive Conjunftion, when it anfwers to fo and Juch ; as, / applied myfelf with SO much Diligence to my Studies, THAT there are very few celebrated Books which I am not acquainted with. Speftat. No. I. To fuch a Degree wasmy Curiofity raifed, THAT I made...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1778
...filence ; for during the lpace of eight years, excepting in the public exercifes of the college, I fcarce uttered the quantity of an hundred words ; and indeed do not remember that I ever fpoke three fentences together in my whole life. Whilft 1 was in this learned body, I applied myfelf...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...filence ; for during the Ypace of eight years, excepting in the public exercifes of the college, I fcarce uttered* the quantity of an hundred words; and indeed do not remember that I ever fpoke three fentences together in my whole life. Whilft I was in this learned body, I applied myfelf...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...often supplies the place of successively, sometimes awkwardly enough, as in the following sentence. " f do not remember " that I ever spoke three sentences together in my " whole life *." The resemblance which continuity in time bears to continuity in place, is the source of this impropriety,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, except in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred...studies, that there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or the modern tongues which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father,...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, 'except in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred...studies, that there are very few celebrated books, either in the leavned or the modern tongues which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...the vanquished in the name of the Queen of England, gave both the conqueror and the captive the most whole life. Whilst I was in this learned body, I applied...studies, that there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or the modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred...studies, that there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred...studies, that there are very few celebrated books, either in the learned or modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my father,...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...most profound silence; for, during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered .the quantity of an hundred...with so much diligence to my studies, that there are few celebrated books, either in the learned or the modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with....
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