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" Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world — though the cant of hypocrites may be the worst — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting! I would go fifty miles on foot, for I have not a horse worth riding on, to kiss the hand of that... "
Before the Footlights and Behind the Scenes: a Book about "the Show Business ... - Page 424
by Olive Logan - 1870 - 612 pages
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, Volume 1

Laurence Sterne - 1761 - 220 pages
...hypocrites may be the worft,— the cant of criticifm.is the moft tormenting ! v. \ ..: . ... / J:'.L I would go fifty miles on foot, for I have not a horfe worth riding on, to kifs the hand of that man whofe generous heart will give up the reins of...
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The Adventures of Roderick Random: In Two Volumes

Tobias Smollett - Adventure stories, English - 1780 - 262 pages
...though the cant of hypocrite* may be the woi il —the cant of criticiim is the moft torinenting ! I would go fifty miles on foot,, (for I have not a horie worth riding on) to kifs the hand of that man whofe generous heart will give up the reins of...
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The wandering islander; or, The history of mr. Charles North [by C.H. Wilson].

Charles Henry Wilson, Charles North (fict. name.) - 1792
...even on trivial fubjedts, than you are aware of. — And now what does Triftram fay ? Why he fays, " I would go fifty miles on foot, for I have not a horfe worth riding on, to kifs the hand of that man, whofe generous heart will give up the reins of...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: Some account of the life and writings ...

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1804
...just heaven ! Of all the cants which are canted in this canting world,— tho' the cant ef hypocrite* may be the worst, — the cant of criticism is the...man whose generous heart will give up the reins of his magination into his author's hands,.... be pleased he knows not why, and cares not •wherefore.'...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...may be the worst — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting. I would go fifty miles on foot , to kiss the hand of that man , whose generous heart will give up the reins of his imagination intO' his author's hands — be pleased he knows not why, and cares not wherefore....
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...may be the worst — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting! I would go fifty miles on foot, to kiss the hand of that man whose generous heart will give up the reigns of his imagination into his author's hands — *be pkased he knows not why, and care not wherefore....
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The Beauties of Sterne: Containing All His Pathetic Tales, His Humorous ...

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1810 - 252 pages
...hypocrites may be the worst — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting! I would go fifty miles on foot to kiss the hand of that man whose generous heart will give up the reigns of his imagination into his author's hands — be pleased he knows not why, and cares not wherefore....
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Sporting Magazine, Volume 40

Hunting - 1812
...Tristram Shandy. The following passage in it suited my ideas to a T. :— " I would go fifty miles on foot to kiss the hand of that man, whose generous heart will give up the reins of his imagination into the author's hands — be pleased he knows not why, and cares not wherefore."...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...may be the worst — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting ! I would go fifty miles on foot, to kiss the hand of that man, whose generous heart will give up the reigns of his imagination into his author's hands bfi pleased he knows not why, and cares not wherefore....
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The Works of Laurence Sterne: With a Life of the Author, Volume 1

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1813
...which are canted in this cantino- w"ii — though the cant of hypocrites may be the worstf — the cant of criticism is the most tormenting ! I would...man whose generous heart will give up the reins of his imagination into his author's hands, — be pleased he knows not why, and cares not wherefore....
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