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" Humour is a different quality. It will make your company much solicited ; but be cautious how you indulge it It is often a great enemy to delicacy, and a still greater one to dignity of character. "
Parental Legacies: Consisting of Advice from a Lady of Quality to Her ... - Page 279
by Lady of quality, John Gregory - 1808 - 384 pages
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...to vanity, that they who possess it become intoxicated, and lose all self-command. Humour is a different quality. It will make your company much...and a .still greater one to dignity of character. Jt may sometimes gain you applause, but will never procure you respect. Be cautious of displaying your...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Readers - 1816 - 392 pages
...selfcommand. Humour is a different quality ; h will make your company much solicited: bat be cautious bow you indulge it. It is often a great enemy to delicacy,...one to dignity of character. It may sometimes gain > ou applause, but will never procure you respect. GBEGORT. FEMALE ECONOMY. LADIES, whose natural vanity...
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Letters on the improvement of the mind, by mrs. Chapone. A father's legacy ...

Hester Chapone, John Gregory, Sarah Pennington (lady.) - 1821
...flattering to vanity, that they who possess it become intoxicated, and lose all self-command. Humour is a different quality. It will make your company much...but will never procure you respect. Be even cautious in displaying your good sense. It will be thought you assume a superiority over the rest of the company....
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A father's legacy to his daughters: with a biographical sketch of the author

John Gregory, Lady Sarah Pennington - Young women - 1834 - 148 pages
...flattering to vanity, that they who possess it become intoxicated, and lose all self-command. Humor is a different quality. It will make your company much...indulge it. It is often a great enemy to delicacy, and a stiH greater one to dignity of character. It may sometimes gain you applause, but will never procure...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...very different quality. It makes our company much solicited, but we should be cautious in indulging it. It is often a great enemy to delicacy, and a still...one to dignity of character, it may sometimes gain applause, but will never procure respect. Dr. Blair. 288. Principle of Utility. It is the greatest...
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The Poughkeepsie Casket, Volume 2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1839
...flattering to vanity, that they who possess it become intoxicated, and lose all self-command. Humor is a different quality. It will make your company much solicited ; but be cautious how you indulge in it. It is often a great enemy to delicacy, and a still greater one to dignity of character. It may...
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Youth's Magazine, Volume 3

Children's periodicals, American - 1841
...flattering to vanity, that they who possess it become intoxicated, and lose all self-command. Humour is a different quality. It will make your company much solicited; but be cautious how you indulge in it. It is often a great enemy to delicacy, and a still greater one to dignity of character. It may...
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A father's legacy to his daughters. [Followed by] On the improvement of the ...

John Gregory, Hester Chapone - 1868
...flattering to vanity, that they who possess it become intoxicated, and lose all self-command. Humour is a different quality. It will make your company much...but will never procure you respect. Be even cautious in displaying your good sense. It will be thought you assume a superiority over the rest of the company....
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A Godchild of Washington

Katharine Schuyler Baxter - New York (State) - 1897 - 651 pages
...very different quality. It makes our company much solicited ; but we should be cautious in indulging it. It is often a great enemy to delicacy, and a still...one to dignity of character. It may sometimes gain applause, but will never procure respect. MEN AND WOMEN How differing in point of understanding "Women...
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Fictions of Modesty: Women and Courtship in the English Novel

Ruth Bernard Yeazell - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 306 pages
...apparently regards "humour" as a sofrer and hence more acceptable quality, he cautions that it, too, is "often a great enemy to delicacy, and a still greater...of character. It may sometimes gain you applause," he warns, "but will never procure you respect" (p. 31). 24. To Sophia Westcomb [1746?], Selected Letters...
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