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" I put down here for the benefit of my posterity : — " 1st, Always hurry the bottle round for five or six rounds, without prosing yourself, or permitting others to prose. A slight fillip of wine inclines people to be pleased, and removes the nervousness... "
The Perfect Gentleman, Or, Etiquette and Eloquence: A Book of Information ... - Page 21
by Gentleman, Dick & Fitzgerald - 1860 - 335 pages
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Memoirs of the life of Sir Walter Scott, bart, Volume 2

John Gibson Lockhart - 1837
...eloquence ; but by two or three simple rules, •which I put down here for the benefit of my posterity. " 1st, Always hurry the bottle round for five or six...permitting others to prose. A slight filip of wine incline« people to be pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking — disposes...
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The Idler, and Breakfast-table Companion, Volume 1

1837
...but shall, next week, give further examples:-— RULES FOR PRESIDING AT A PUBLIC DINNER. First,— Always hurry the bottle round for five or six rounds,...yourself, or permitting others to prose. A slight fillip of wine inclines people to be pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 32

1838
...this event, Sir Walter has left a few simple rules of presidency for 1he benefit of posterity :J " 1st. Always hurry the bottle round for five or six...'and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking—disposes them, in short, to lie amusing, and to be amused. " 2nd. Pnsh on, keep moving!...
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The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction VOL.XXXII

The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction VOL.XXXII - 1838
...Always hurry the bottle round fot five or six rounds, without probing yourself or permitting other« to prose. A slight filip of wine inclines people to...pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents Bien from speaking—disposes them, in short, to be amusing, and to be ainu:-rd. " 2nd. Fusli on, keep...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...eloquence ; but by two or three simple rules, which I put down here for the benefit of my posterity : — " 1st, Always hurry the bottle round for five or six...yourself, or permitting others to prose. A slight fillip of wine inclines people to be pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking...
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Memoirs of the life of Sir Walter Scott, bart, Volume 9

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839
...eloquence ; but by two or three simple rules, which I put down here for the benefit of my posterity : — " 1st, Always hurry the bottle round for five or six...yourself, or permitting others to prose. A slight fillip of wine inclines people to be pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking—...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 9

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1848
...three simple rules, which I put down here for the benefit of my posterity : — " 1st, Always hurrv the bottle round for five or six rounds, without prosing...yourself, or permitting others to prose. A slight fillip of wine inclines people to be pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking...
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Hints for the Table: Or, The Economy of Good Living. With a Few Words on Wines

John Timbs - Cookbooks - 1859 - 184 pages
...festive celebrations. — Mayo. Sir Walter Scott has left these few simple rules of presidency : " 1st. Always hurry the bottle round for five or six...yourself, or permitting others to prose. A slight Blip of wine inclines people to be pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking...
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The Perfect Gentleman: Or, Etiquette and Eloquence. A Book of Information ...

Gentleman - Etiquette - 1860 - 335 pages
...shall be evident to the chair that the gentleman is suffering under a real embarrassment, in being thua called upon, he will relieve him from his dilemma...to prose. A slight filip of wine inclines people to bo pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking ; disposes them, in short,...
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life: With Personal Experiences and ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1863 - 262 pages
...presiding over a festive company, for which Sir Walter Scott has left these few simple practical rules : 1st. Always hurry the bottle round for five or six...yourself, or permitting others to prose. A slight fillip of wine inclines people to be pleased, and removes the nervousness which prevents men from speaking...
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