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" ... instructive in no ordinary degree ; but it was, if possible, still more pleasing than wise, and had all the charms of familiarity, with all the substantial treasures of knowledge. No man could be more social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious... "
James Watt - Page 235
by Andrew Carnegie - 1905 - 241 pages
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 12

1823 - 946 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at...was presented by those around him, and astonished tlic idle and barren propounders of an ordinary theme, by the treasures which he drew from the mine...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1819 - 490 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in hfs manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at...considerable share of the conversation, he rarely suggested th« topics on which it was to turn, but readily and quietly took up whatever was presented by those...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 2; Volume 126

1819 - 708 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at least in his Utter yean ; but though he took a considerable share of tbe conversation, he rarely suggested the topics...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 2; Volume 126

1819 - 780 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at least in bis latter years ; but though be took a considerable share of the conversation, he rarely suggested...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 4

1820 - 494 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at...theme, by the treasures which he drew from the mine which they had unconsciously opened. He generally seemed, indeed, to have no choice or predilection...
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The Quarterly Journal, Volume 8

1820 - 450 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at...theme, by the treasures which he drew from the mine which they had unconsciously opened. He generally seemed, indeed, to have no choice or predilection...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 4

1820 - 494 pages
...social in his > spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at...he rarely suggested the topics on which it was to tarn, but readily and, quietly took up whatever was presented by those around him, and astonished the...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 6

1820 - 496 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at least in his latter years : but though be took a considerable share of the conversation, he rarely suggested the topics on which it was to...
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The Edinburgh annual register, Volume 12

1823 - 944 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at...was presented by those around him. and astonished tiic idle and bar. ren propounders of an ordinary theme, by the treasures which he drew from the mine...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 12

1823 - 944 pages
...social in his spirit, less assuming or fastidious in his manners, or more kind and indulgent towards all who approached him. He rather liked to talk, at...up whatever was presented by those around him, and astonithed tlie idle and barren propounders of an ordinary theme, by the treasures which he drew from...
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