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" ... with a tale, forsooth; he cometh unto you, with a tale, which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney-corner; and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 108
by George Burnett - 1807
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner ; and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to •virtue ; even as the child is often brought to tak« most wholesome things, by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste : which if one should...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813
...doubtfulness ; but he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied \vith, or prepared for. the well enchanting skill of music...other as have a pleasant taste : which if one should begirt to tell them the nature of the aloes or rhubarr barum they should receive, would sooner take...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

1824
...younger hearings were quite ravish 'd, — So sweet and voluble was his discourse, &c." VOL. X. PART I. E mind from wickedness to virtue, even as the child...hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste." — " For even those hard-hearted evil men, who think virtue a school name, and know no other good...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 10

1824
...tale, * And younger hearings were quite ravish 'd, — So sweet and voluble was his discourse, &c." mind from wickedness to virtue, even as the child...hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste." — " For even those hard-hearted evil men, who think virtue a school name, and know no other good...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
...holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner ; and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue...should begin to tell them the nature of the Aloes or Rhabarbarum they should receive, would sooner take their physic at their ears than at their mouth ;...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

1824
...younger hearings were quite ravish'd,— So sweet and voluble was his discourse, &c." VOL. X. PART I. E mind from wickedness to virtue, even as the child...hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste." — " For even those hard-hearted evil men, who think virtue a school name, and know no other good...
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The New-York Literary Gazette, and Phi Beta Kappa Repository, Volume 1

1826
...holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimneycorner ; and pretenling no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue, even as the child is often hrought to take most wholesome things, hy hiding .them in such other as have a pleat-int taste." —...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner; and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue; even as the child is most often brought to take most wholesome things by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste.—Sir...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner; and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue; even as the child is most often brought to take most wholesome things by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste.—...
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Southern Review, Volume 5

1830
...holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner ;» and, pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue...would sooner take their physic at their ears than at their mouth : so is it in men ; (most of whom ore childish in the best things, till they be cradled...
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