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" He has an admirable natural love of truth, the keenest instinctive antipathy to hypocrisy, the happiest satirical gift of laughing it to scorn. His wit is wonderfully wise and detective; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's... "
The life of Henry Fielding - Page 357
by Frederick Lawrence - 1855
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The History of Henry Fielding, Volume 3

Wilbur Lucius Cross - Authors, English - 1918
...see him, and worn by care and dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...and detective ; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings : in...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 46

American literature - 1880
...Fielding : " He has an admirable love of truth, and the keenest instinctive antipathy to hypocrisv. Ha wit is wonderfully wise and detective, it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern." Joshua R. Giddings was one of the first who came to the aid...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 98

1856
...ourselves, and on others, are laid bare to the eye. ' His wit,' Mr. Thackeray felicitously remarks, ' is wonderfully wise and detective ; it flashes upon a rogue, and lightens np a rascal like a policeman's lantern.' He delights to show us hypocrisy simulating virtue, looseness...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray, James Hannay, Edgar F. Harden - Literary Collections - 2007 - 283 pages
...[Paragraph break] PA CNT 12care,B CNT] care: PA 1S and wine. Stained A/EBCNT] and wine-stained PA splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...and detective; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings: in...
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The history of the adventures of Joseph Andrews, and his friend mr. Abraham ...

Henry Fielding - 1876
...literature in which he led the way and still holds the first place. 'I cannot offer,' says Thackeray, 'or hope, to make a hero of Henry Fielding. Why hide...rascal, like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the man liest and kindliest of human beings : in the midst of all his imperfections, he respects female...
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Syllabi for the Academic Years ...

American Society for the Extension of University Teaching - 1901
...and romance will outlive the palace of the Escarial and the Imperial Eagle of Austria." Thackeray: "He has an admirable natural love of truth, the keenest...and detective; it flashes upon a rogue, and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings; in...
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Journal Of a Voyage To Libson

...the wrong that has been inflicted by partial quotation both on Fielding and on Thackeray himself. " He has an admirable natural love of truth, the keenest...and detective; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings He...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 16

Education - 1867
...speak too kindly than too harshly. What Thackeray says of Fielding a етеп more true of himself: "He has an admirable natural love of truth, the keenest...hypocrisy, the happiest satirical gift of laughing it away. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings. He stoops to no flattery, bears no rancour,...
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