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" ... happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar, which hath interest in nothing but in the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity... "
Douglas Jerrold's shilling magazine - Page 84
1845
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The life of John Buncle, esq; [by T. Amory].

Thomas Amory, John Buncle (fict. name.) - 1766 - 340 pages
...inftant; makes them cry, complain, and repent ; yea, even to hate their former happinefs. Jt is death takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar,, a naked beggar, which hath intereft in nothing but the gravel which fills his mouth. It is death holds a glafs before the eyes...
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The Life of John Buncle, Esq: Containing Various Observations and ..., Volume 2

Thomas Amory - English wit and humor - 1766
...inftant; makes them cry, complain, and repent ; yea, even to hate their former happinefs. It is death takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar, which hath intereft in nothing but the gravel which fills his mouth. It is death holds a glafs be,fore the eyes...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...humbles them at the instant, makes them cry, complain, and repent, yea, even to hate their fore passed happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves...that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History - 1816
...humbles them at the instant; makes them cry, complain, and repent; yea, even to hate their fore-passed happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves...that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness; and they acknowledge...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...humbles them at the instant; makes them cry, complain, and repent; yea, even to hate their fore-passed happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves...that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness; and they acknowledge...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1824
...humbles them at the instant; makes them cry, complam, and repent, yea, even to hate their Inn-passed happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves...that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge...
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Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 2

Richard Warner - History - 1824
...humbles them at the instant ; makes them cry, complain, and repent ; yea, even to hate their forepassed happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves...beggar, which hath interest in nothing but in the gravel which fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...instant ; makes them cry, complain, and repent ; yea, even to hate their forepassed happiness. He takes account of the rich, and proves him a beggar ; a naked...that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge...
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The Life of John Buncle, Esq: By Thomas Amory...

Thomas Amory - 1825
...instant; makes them cry, complain, and repent; yea even, to hate their former happiness. It is death takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar,...a naked beggar, which hath interest in nothing but VOL. II. Q the gravel which fills his mouth. It is death holds a glass before the eyes of the most...
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The life of John Buncle, esq; [by T. Amory].

Thomas Amory, John Buncle (fict. name.) - 1825
...instant; makes them cry, complain, and repent; yea even, to hate their former happiness. It is death takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar,...a naked beggar, which hath interest in nothing but VOL. n. Q the gravel which fills his mouth. It is death holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful,...
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