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British Classics - Page 1106
by Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - 1786
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1717
...two long Trapfticks that had no Clafs to them. One of thefe looked like a. Man walking upon Stilts, and was fo lifted up into the Air above, his ordinary...that his Head turned round with it, while the other msde fuch awkward Circjes, as he attempted to walk, that he fcarce knew how to move forward upon his...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Richard Steele - 1729
...two long Trapfticks that had no Calfs to them. One of thefe looked like a Man walking upon Stilts, and was fo lifted up into the Air above his ordinary...Height, that his Head turned round with it, while the ether made fuch aukward Circles, as heattemped to walk, that he fcarce knew how to move forward upon...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Literary Collections - 1739
...two long Trspilicks that had no Calfs to them. One of theie looked like a Man walking upon Stilts, and was fo lifted up into the Air above his ordinary...fcarce knew how to move forward upon his new Supporters : Obferving him to be apleafant Kind of Fellow I ftuck my Cane in the Ground, and told him I would...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...trapfticks that had no calves to them. One of thefe looked like a man walking upon (tilts, and was iu lifted up into the air, above his ordinary height,...his head turned round with it ; while the other made liich aukward circles, as he attempted to walk, that he icarcely knew how to move forward upon his...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 1

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1794
...two long trapftick» that had not calfs to them. One of thefe looked like a man walking upon (tilts, and was fo lifted up into the air, above his ordinary...that he fcarce knew how to move forward upon his new fupporters : Obferving him to be a plcafant kind of fellow I (tuck my cane in the ground , and told...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 1

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1794
...two long trapfticks that had not calfs to them. One of thefe looked like a man walking upon frills , and was fo lifted up into ' the air, above his ordinary...head turned round with it, while the other made fuch auk wan! circles , as he attempted to walk , that he Гсатсе knew how to move forward upon his...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...trapsticks that had no calfs to ihem. One of these looked like a man walking upon stilts , and was so lifted up into the air , above his ordinary height...his head turned round with it , while the other made such awkward circles , as he attempted to walk , that he scarce knew how to move forward upon his new...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...trapsticks that had no calves to them. One of these looked like a man walking upon stilts, and was so lifted up into the. air, above his ordinary height,...his head turned round with it; while the other made such awkward circles, as he attempted to walk, that he scarcely knew how to move forward .upon his...
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Select British Classics, Volume 18

English literature - 1803
...trap-sticks that had no calfs to them. One of these looked like a man walking upon stilts, and was so lifted up into the air, above his ordinary height, that his head turned r&und with it, while the other made such awkward circles, as he attempted to walk, that he scarce knew...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...trapsticks that had no calves to them. One of these looked like a man walking upon stilts, and was so lifted up into the air, above his ordinary height,...his head turned round with it; while the other made such awkward circles, as he attempted to walk, that he scarcely knew how to move forward upon his new...
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