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" I am no way facetious, nor disposed for the mirth and galliardize of company; yet in one dream I can compose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof. Were my memory as faithful as my reason... "
The American Quarterly Review - Page 477
by Robert Walsh - 1837
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...compose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof. Were my memory as faithful as my reason is...study but in my dreams ; and this time also would I chuse for my devotions : but our grosser memories have then so little hold of our abstracted understandings,...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...pose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof. Were my memory as faithful as my reason is...my devotions ; but our grosser memories have then sq little hold of our abstracted understandings, that they forget the story, and can only relate to...
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The Theory of Dreams: In which an Inquiry is Made Into the Powers and ...

Robert Gray - Dreams - 1808
...compose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof: were my memory as faithful as my reason is...study but in my dreams; and this time also would I chuse for my devotions: but our grosser memories have then so little hold of our abstracted understandings,...
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The Theory of Dreams: In which an Inquiry is Made Into the Powers ..., Volume 2

Robert Gray - Dreams - 1808
...compose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof: were my memory as faithful as my reason is...study but in my dreams ; and this time also •would I chuse for my devotions : but our grosser memories have then so little hold of our abstracted understandings,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...compose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof. Were my memory as faithful as my reason is...never study but in my dreams; and this time also would 1 choose for my devotions; but our grosser memories have then so little hold of our abstracted understandings,...
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

rev Francis Prevost - 1808
...would I chouse for my devotions; imt our grusser memories have then so little hold of our ahstracted understandings, that they forget the story, and can only relate to our awakened souls a confused aod hroken taU: of that that has parsed. Thus it is ohserved, that men sometimes,...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1810
...compose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof. Were my memory as faithful as my reason is...memories have then so little hold of our abstracted understandings,-that they forget the story, and can only relate to our awaked souls •A confused and...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...compose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof. Were my memory as faithful as my reason is...and this time also would I choose for my devotions J but our grosser memories have then so little hold of our abstracted understandings, that they forget...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ...

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...compose a whole comedy,, behold the action, apprehend the jests, aad laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof. Were my memory as faithful as my reason is then fruitful, I would never study bnt in my dreams,; and this time also would I choose for my devotions; but our grosser memories have...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 5

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...compose a whole comedy, behold the action, comprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof. Were my memory as faithful as my reason is...study but in my dreams; and this time also would I chuse for my devotions : but our grosser memories have then so little hold of our abstracted understandings,...
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