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" He has an admirable natural love of truth, the keenest instinctive antipathy to hypocrisy, the happiest satirical gift of laughing it to scorn. His wit is wonderfully wise and detective; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's... "
The life of Henry Fielding - Page 357
by Frederick Lawrence - 1855
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The Living Age ..., Volume 289

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1916
...see him, and worn by care and dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...and detective; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings. And...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

American literature - 1856
...see him, and worn by care and dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...detective ; it flashes upon a rogue, and lightens up a rascal, like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings. In...
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The English humourists of the eighteenth century: a series of lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 297 pages
...see him, and worn by care and dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...and detective ; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings : in...
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The National Miscellany: A Magazine of General Literature, Volume 1

1853
...see him, and worn by care and dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...and detective; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. . . . He may have low tastes, but not a mean mind; he admires...
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The English humourists of the eighteenth century: A series of lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 322 pages
...see him, and worn by care and , dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...and detective ; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings : in...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - Authors, English - 1854 - 297 pages
...see him, and worn by care and dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...and detective ; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings : in...
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The North British Review, Volume 24

Allan Freer - 1855
...see him, and worn by care and dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid = f IŎ " t r Dm فXs b *J ko h ( # o v ݡ _ q... eQv5 i 4 ʲ ; c_ rH R# f% O r~ c/ }\z | ` | ׭ i yC/ 7S up a rascal, like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings. In...
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The Harvard Magazine, Volume 1

1855
...his great, manly heart. To him apply, in a remarkable manner, the words he has written of another. " He has an admirable natural love of truth ; the keenest...and detective ; it flashes upon a rogue and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern." Thackeray's theory of life is by no means that of a misanthropist....
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 37

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1856
...see him, and worn by care and dissipation, that man retains some of the most precious and splendid human qualities and endowments. He has an admirable...detective ; it flashes upon a rogue, and lightens up a rascal, like a policeman's lantern. He is one of the manliest and kindliest of human beings. In...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 98

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1856
...ourselves, and on others, are laid bare to the eye. ' His wit,' Mr. Thackeray felicitously remarks, ' is wonderfully wise and detective ; it flashes upon a rogue, and lightens up a rascal like a policeman's lantern.' He delights to show us hypocrisy simulating virtue, looseness...
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