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" I must confess I think it is below reasonable creatures to be altogether conversant in such diversions as are merely innocent, and have nothing else to recommend them but that there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of gaming has even thus much to... "
The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, a Brief Account of the Certain and ... - Page 164
by James Burgh - 1767
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The Spectator, Volume 2

Richard Steele - 1729
...converfant in fuch Diversions as are meerly innocent, and have nothing elfe to recommend them, but that there is no Hurt in them. Whether any kind of Gaming has even thus much to fay for It ' felf, felf, I fhall not determine; but I think it is very wonderful to fee Perfons of the beft...
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The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, A Brief Account of the Certain ..., Volume 2

James Burgh - Conduct of life - 1767
...converfant in fuch diverfions as are merely * innocent, and have nothing elfe to recommend them, but ' that there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of...but I think it is very wonderful to fee perfons of the Itjt ' fenfe paffing away hours together in Jkuffling and dividing a ' pack of cards, with no other...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...converfant in fuch ciiverfions as are merely innocent, and have nothing elfe ta recommend them but that there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of gaming has even thus, much to fay for itfelf, I mall not determine; but I think it is very wonderful to fee perfons of the beft fenfe paffingaway a...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...converfunt in fuchdiverfions as aremircly innocent, and have nothing elle to recommend them, but that tlnrc is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of. gaming has even thus much to lay for it ill f, I ihall not determine ; but I think it is very wonderful to fee pcrluns of -the belt...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...converfant in fuch diverfions as are merely innocent, and have nothing elfe to recommend them, but that there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of gaming has even thus much to fay for itfelf, I mall not determine ; but I think it is very wonderful to fee perfons of the beft fenle palling away...
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The Prose Epitome: Or, Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining ...

English literature - 1792 - 456 pages
...converfant in fuch diverfions as arc merely innocent, and have nothing elfe to recommend them, but that there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of gaming has even thus much to fav for itfelf, I (hall not determine ; but I think it is very wonderful te fee perfons of the beft...
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The Dignity of Human Nature; Or, A ... Certain ... Means for Attaining the ...

James Burgh - Conduct of life - 1795 - 544 pages
...converfant in fuch diverfions as are merely innocent, and h:ive nothing " elfe to recommend them, but that there is no hurt in them. Whether any " kind of gaming has ei'en thus much to fay for irfelf, I (bail not determine ; " but I think it is verv wonderful to fee...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

1797 - 1120 pages
...converfant in fuch diverfions as are merely innocent, and have nothing elfe te recommend them, but tint there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of gaming has even thus much to fay for itfelf, I (hall mot determine ; but 1 think it is very wonderful to fee prrloBS of the belt fenfe palling away...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1799 - 398 pages
...altogether converfant in fuch diverfions as are merely innocent, and have nothing elfe to recommend them but that there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of gaming has even thus much to fay for itfelf, I mall not determine ; but I think it is very wonderful to fee perfons of the beft senfe pairing away...
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The Addisonian miscellany, a selection from the Spectator, Tatler, and ...

Joseph Addison, Spectator (The) - 1801
...converfant in fuch diverfions as are merely innocent, and have nothing elfe to recommend rl.eai, but that there is no hurt in them. Whether any kind of gaming has even thus much to fay for itfclf, I fhall not determine ; but I think it is very won-' derful to fee perfons.of the beft ier.fc...
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