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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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Familiar quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...armies swore terribly in Flanders," cried my uncle Toby, " but nothing to this." Ibid. Vol. iii. Ch. xi. The accusing spirit, which flew up to heaven's chancery...down, dropped a tear upon the word and blotted it out forever.1 ibid. Vol. vi. ck, vni. "They order," said I, "this matter better in France." Sentimental...
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Oliver Optic's Magazine: Our Boys and Girls, Volumes 17-18

Oliver Optic - 1875
...art. * THE following sentence of Sterne has been pronounced one of the most musical in our language: "The accusing spirit, which flew up to Heaven's chancery...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever." A SEEIOUS PRACTICAL JOEE. BY RACHEL POMCROY. A GES ago, in the Grove of Yotnma *X (Wherever...
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Common-school Literature, English and American: With Several Hundred ...

James Willis Westlake - American literature - 1876 - 156 pages
...who judges least, I think, Is he who judges best. ALICR CARY : The Best Judgment Forgiveness.} XLUL The accusing spirit which flew up to heaven's chancery...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted It out forever. STRRNR : Tristram Shandy, yustice.} XLIV. Integrity.'] XLV. Be just, and fear not. Let all...
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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - English language - 1876 - 384 pages
...pronounced 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...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever.5' It is true, as we have already said, that the Saxon has the advantage of being the aboriginal...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...Amen — I had most need of blessing, and " AMES " Stuck in my throat. — Ibid., Macbeth. Angel. — The accusing spirit, which flew up to heaven's chancery...a tear upon the word and blotted it out for ever. — STERSE, Tristram Shandy. Angels — But, sad as ANGELS for the good man's sin, Weep to record,...
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The Science of Rhetoric: An Introduction to the Law of Effective Discourse

David Jayne Hill - English language - 1877 - 304 pages
...sentence from Sterne admits of a Tocal prolongation of the last word, which adds much to the effect : "The accusing spirit which flew up to Heaven's Chancery...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever." Notice how completely the effect is lost by introducing a number of small and weak words...
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: a Series of Practical Lessons ...

George Payn Quackenbos - English language - 1877 - 454 pages
...and blotted it out forever." A slight change at the close of the sentence will mar its melody. • " The accusing spirit which flew up to Heaven's Chancery...recording angel, as he wrote it down, dropped a tear, and blotted it out." utert ? From what authors are examples quoted, and wherein lies the harmony of...
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A Grammar Containing the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language: For ...

William Swinton - English language - 1877 - 256 pages
...subject than, according to Rule II." '.). The Accusing Spirit, which flew up to heaven's chat»<-ery with the oath, blushed as he gave it in; and the Recording...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever. — Sterne. 10. We know that if we could cause this structure to ascend, not only till it...
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Grammar Containing the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language: For ...

William Swinton - English language - 1878 - 113 pages
...in the second person singular, agrees with its subject thou, aecording to Rule II." 9. The Aecusing Spirit, which flew up to heaven's chancery with the...down, dropped a tear upon the word, and blotted it out forever. — Sterne. 10. We know that if we could cause this structure to ascend, not only till it...
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The cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ...

Charles Anderton Read - 1879
...for him, said Trim, maintaining his point, the poor soul will die. — He shall not die, by O — , cried my uncle Toby. — The accusing spirit, which...a tear upon the word, and blotted it out for ever. The sun looked bright the morning after, to every eye in the village but Le Fevre's and his afflicted...
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