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" ... or nothing happens to occur. A man that has a journey before him twenty miles in length, which he is to perform on foot, will not hesitate and doubt whether he shall set out or not because he does not readily conceive how he shall ever reach the end... "
The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ... - Page 152
1805
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 18

Performing Arts - 1804
...letter may be written upon any thing or nothing, just as that any thing or nothing happens to occur. A letter is written as a conversation is maintained or a journey performed, not by preconcerted or premeditated means, a new contrivance or an invention nevev heard of before,...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1805
...own letters. He affords consolation to the timid letter-writer by a pleasing and practical remark : ' A letter is written as a conversation is maintained, or a journey performed, not by preconcerted or premeditated means, a new contrivance, or an invention never heard of before,...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 3

1805
...charms him, but because it is accommodated to the laws of criticism, in that case made and provided. A letter is written as a conversation is maintained, or a journey performed, not by preconcerted means, a new contrivance, or an invention never heard of before, but merely by...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ...

William Cowper - 1806
...doubt, whether he shall set out or not, because he does not readily conceive how he shall ever reach the end of it ; for he knows, that by the simple operation...conversation is maintained, or a journey performed, not bv preconcerted or premeditated means, a new contrivance, or an invention never heard of before,...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...doubt, whether he shall set out or not, because he does not readily conceive how he shall ever reach the end of it; for he knows, that by the simple operation...conversation is maintained, or a journey performed, not by preconcerted or premeditated means, a new contrivance, or an invention never heard before ;...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Readers - 1816 - 392 pages
...doubt, whether he shall set out or'not, because he does not readily conceive how he shall ever reach the end of it ; for he knows, that by the simple operation...conversation is maintained, or a journey performed, not by preconcerted or premeditated means, a new contrivance, or an invention never heard of before,...
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The letters of the late William Cowper to his friends

William Cowper, John Johnson - 1817
...doubt whether he shall set out or not, because he does not readily conceive how he shall ever reach the end of it; for he knows, that by the simple operation...conversation is maintained, or a journey performed, not by preconcerted or premeditated means, a new contrivance, or an invention never beard of before,...
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 2

Theology - 1820
...doubt whether he shall set out or not, because he does not readily conceive how he shall ever reach the end of it ; for he knows, that by the simple operation of moving one loot forward first, and then the other, be shall be sure to accomplish it. So it is in the present...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Compiled from His Correspondence and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 487 pages
...and doubt whether lie shall set out or not, because he does not readily conceive how he is to reach the end of it, for he knows that by the simple operation...written as a conversation is maintained or a journey is performed, not preconcerted, or by premeditated means, a new contrivance, or an invention never...
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The works of William Cowper: His life and letters, Volume 1

William Cowper, John William Cunningham, William Hayley, Thomas Shuttleworth Grimshawe - 1835
...doubt whether he shall set out or not, because he does not readily conceive how he shall ever reach the end of it ; for he knows that, by the simple operation...conversation is maintained or a journey performed, not by preconcerted or premeditated means, a new contrivance, or an invention never heard of before,...
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