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" He shall not drop," said my uncle Toby, firmly. " A-well-o'day, do what we can for him," said Trim, maintaining his point ; " the poor soul will die." " He shall not die, by G ," cried my uncle Toby. The accusing spirit, which flew up to heaven's... "
The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale - Page 140
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1823
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History of art. Art galleries and museums. Modern fiction

Delphian Society - 1912
..."A-well-o'day, do what we can for him, said Trim, maintaining his point; "the poor son] will die." "He shall not die, by G !" cried my uncle Toby. The 'Accusing...a tear upon the word, and blotted it out for ever. My uncle Toby went to his bureau, put his purse into his breeches pocket, and having ordered the corporal...
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English Fiction from the Fifth to the Twentieth Century

Carl Holliday - English fiction - 1912 - 445 pages
...what we can for him, said Trim, maintaining his point, the poor soul will die. He shall not die, by G , cried my uncle Toby. " The accusing...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever." And yet, about all his sentiment or sentimentality Sterne has a subtle touch of sarcasm....
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An Elementary English Grammar: With Composition

Alma Blount, Clark Sutherland Northup - English language - 1912 - 330 pages
...Creatures that by a rule in nature teach The art of order to a peopled kingdom. SHAKESPEARE. 107. The Accusing Spirit, which flew up to Heaven's chancery...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever. STERNE. 108. Knowledge expands the mind, exalts the faculties, refines the taste of pleasure,...
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The Top of the Wine-jar: Being Selections in Prose and Verse from the ...

Frederic Rowland Marvin - Albany authors - 1917 - 258 pages
...among the most beautiful in English literature. It may not be amiss in this connection to quote them: " The accusing spirit which flew up to heaven's chancery...down, dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever." Thus was Uncle Toby's oath disposed of by angelic beings who felt a pity that Sterne could...
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Oral Reading & Public Speaking

John Reinder Pelsma - Elocution - 1918 - 499 pages
...to be the most musical in our language, nearly all the words are Saxon : "The accusing spirit that flew up to Heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed...angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear upon the words and blotted it out forever." "Where you put salt it kills the bacteria that cause decay. If a...
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New Orthography and Orthoepy, with Many New Exercises for Practice

Frank Van Buren Irish - English language - 1919 - 137 pages
...Pennyweight Q., or Ques. Question QED Which was to be demonstrated Qt., orqt. Quart The accusing spirit that flew up to Heaven's chancery with the oath, blushed...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever. R. Railway Thess. Thessalonians Rep. Representative; Republic, Thurs. Thursday Republican;...
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FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS

JOHN BARTLETT - 1919
...BUCKINGHAM: Thi Chances, act. if. \ 7. The accusing spirit, which flew up to heaven's chancery Kith the oath, blushed as he gave it in ; and the recording...down dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever.1 Tristram Shandy (orig. ecl.j \'ul. ri. (.'hap. riii. I am sick as a horse. rui. rii. Chap....
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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - English literature - 1920 - 237 pages
...what we can for him, said Trim, maintaining his point, the poor soul will die He shall not die, by G , cried my uncle Toby. The Accusing...a tear upon the word, and blotted it out for ever. Tristram Shandy, VI, viii. EDMUND BURKE 1729-1797 MARIE ANTOINETTE IT is now sixteen or seventeen years...
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My Quarter Century of American Politics, Volume 2

Champ Clark - United States - 1920
...meant the Spaniards!" In General Wheeler's case, as in Uncle Toby's, let us believe the messenger that flew up to heaven's chancery with the oath blushed...down, dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever. History has no picture more pathetic or more heroic than that of old Joe Wheeler, consumed...
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The Drama in the Text : Beckett's Late Fiction: Beckett's Late Fiction

Enoch Brater Professor of English and Theater University of Michigan - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 248 pages
..."crabbed youth," alas, admits of no familiarity with the problem of erasure in "the works of Sterne": "The Accusing Spirit, which flew up to heaven's chancery...down, dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever.'' 109 The Stenographer has all the while been much more taken with the "ravishing" figure...
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