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" No, sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity, I might surely now have been in better circumstances. "
Kidd's Own Journal - Page 312
by William Kidd - 1852
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith

John Forster - 1903 - 460 pages
...thus far at least I do not act the sharper, since unable to pay my debts one way I would willingly give some security another. No Sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity I might surely now have been in better circumstances. I am guilty...
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From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1903
...thus far at least I do not act the sharper, since unable to pay my debts one way I would willingly give some security another. No, Sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity I might surely now have been in better circumstances. I am guilty...
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English Literature: From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson, by ...

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1904
...thus far at least I do not act the sharper, since unable to pay my debts one way I would willingly give some security another. No, Sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity I might surely now have been in better circumstances. I am guilty...
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English Literature an illustrated record in right volumes volme IV - Part II ...

Edmund Gosse - 1904
...thus far at least I do not act the sharper, since unable to pay my debts one way I would willingly give some security another. No, Sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity I might surely now have been in better circumstances. I am guilty...
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English Literature: From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson, by ...

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1905
...give some security another. No, Sir, had I lx.-en a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity I might surely now have been in better circumstances. I am guilty I own of meanesscs which poverty unavoidably brings with it, my reflections are filld with repentance for my...
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Sir Joshua and His Circle, Volume 1

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Artists - 1906 - 639 pages
...give some security another. No sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity, I might surely now have been...meannesses which poverty unavoidably brings with it, my reflec(Bol&smitb Compiles for tbe publisbers 159 tions are filled with repentance for my imprudence,...
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Sir Joshua and His Circle, Volume 1

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Artists - 1906 - 639 pages
...thus far at least I do not act the sharper, since unable to pay my debts one way I would willingly give some security another. No sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity, I might surely now have been in better circumstances. I am guilty,...
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Goldsmith

William Black - 1918 - 164 pages
...this amiable vanity. As for Goldsmith, every one must remember his reply to Griffiths' accusation : " No, sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity, I might surely now iiave been in better circumstances." The Man...
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The Collected Letters of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - Authors, Irish - 1928 - 189 pages
...thus far at least I do not act the sharper J, since unable to pay my debts one way I would willingly give some security another. No Sir, had I been a sharper, had I been possessed of less good nature and native generosity I might surely now have been in better circumstances. I am guilty...
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