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" This diversion is only practised by those persons who are candidates for great employments and high favour at court. They are trained in this art from their youth, and are not always of noble birth or liberal education. When a great office is vacant,... "
Travels into several remote nations of the world, by Lemuel Gulliver - Page 27
by Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 351 pages
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts..

Jonathan Swift - 1726 - 353 pages
...with the*Reader's Patience, to enlarge a little. . • ••- . J . THIS Diverfion is. only pra&ifed by thofe Perfons who are Candidates for great Employments,...Art from their Youth, and are not always of noble Birtn, or liberal Education. When a great Office is vacant either by Death or Difgrace (which often...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr. Arbuthnot, Volume 1

John Arbuthnot - English literature - 1751
...thofe Perfons, who arc Candidates for great Employments, and high Favour at Court. They are train'd in this Art from their Youth, and are not always of...Death or Difgrace, (which often happens) Five •or Six Candidates petition the Emperor to entertain his Majefty and the Court with a Dance on the Rope...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...to enlarge a little. THIS diverfion is only praftifed by thofe perfons, whoare candidates for gieat employments, and high favour at court. They are trained...education. When a great office is vacant either by death or diigrac& (which often happens) five or fix of thofe candidates petition the Emperor to entertain his...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...defire liberty, with the reader's patience, , to enlarge a little. This diverfion is only practifeJ by thofe perfons, who ' are candidates for great employments,...trained in this art from their youth, and are not always ot noble birth, or liberal education. When a great office is vacant either by death or difgrace (which...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Late Dr. Arbuthnot, Volume 1

John Arbuthnot - 1770
...Rope-dancing is much difcanted on by the judicious and politick. " This Diverfion is only pradYifed by thofe Perfons, who are Candidates for great Employments,...When a great Office is vacant, either by Death or Difgrace^which often happens) Fivt or. or Six Candidates petition the Emperor to entertain his Majefty...
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Liberty - 1795 - 406 pages
...with the reader's patience, to enlarge a little. , This diversion is only practised by those persons, who are candidates for great employments, and high favour at court. They are trained in {his art from their youth, and are not always of liberal birth or noble education. When a great office...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...Iball Jefire liberty, with the reader's patience, to enlarge a little. This diverlion is only praclifed by thofe perfons, who are candidates for great employments,...death or difgrace (which often happens) five or fix ofthofe candidates petition the emperor to entertain his majtily and the court with a dance on the...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...(hall delire liberty, with the reader's patience, to enlarge a little. This divertion is only praclifed by thofe perfons, who are candidates for great employments,...in this art from their youth, and are not always of ncHc birth, or liberal education. When a grest office is vrcint either by death or difgrace (which...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...the reader's patience, to enlarge a little. This diversion is only practised by those persons, sons, who are candidates for great employments, and high...When a great office is vacant, either by death or disgrace, (which often happens) five or six of those candidates petition the emperor to entertain his...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...with the reader's patience, to enlarge a little. This diversion is only practised by those persons, who are candidates for great employments, and high...from their youth, and are not always of noble birth, OK liberal education. Whcu a great office is vacant, either by death or disgrace, (which often happens)...
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