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" like a distressed prince who calls in a powerful neighbor to his aid. I was undone by my auxiliary. When I had once called him in, I could not subsist without dependence on him. "
Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays - Page 356
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 1

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1786
...office he performed with fuch force of genius, humour, wit, and learning, that E fared like a diftrefied Prince, who calls in a powerful neighbour to his aid ; I was undone by my * TATL. N° 138. t TATL. N« 9. •JTATI,. NO it.; N° 75. § TATL<N° 193. || The veil of fecrecy...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 78

1843
...laughter. Steele determined to employ the name which this controversy had made popular ; and, in April 1709, it was announced that Isaac Bickerstaff, Esquire,...but as soon as he heard of it, he determined to give it his assistance. The effect of that assistance cannot be better described than in Steele's own words....
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1808
...discovery led him to farther assistances, insomuch, that as Steele well expressed, he fared by this means like a distressed prince who calls in a powerful neighbour to his aid 5 that is, he was undone by his auxiliary. Such was the superiority of Mr. Addiscn's genius, and so...
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The British Essayists: Knox's essays

James Ferguson - 1819
...assistance which Addison gave him, " with such force of genius, humour, wit, and " learning, that I fared like a distressed prince who " calls in a powerful...neighbour to his aid : I was " undone by my auxiliary." Addison, indeed, added gravity and dignity to the work, which has conferred on it a permanent value....
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Essays, Moral and Literary, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1821
...assistance which Addison gave him, "with such force of genius, humour, wit, and learnmg, that I fared like a distressed prince who calls in a powerful neighbour to his aid : I was undone by my auxiliary." Addison, indeed, added gravity and dignity to the work, which has conferred on it a permanent value....
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The Literary magnet of the belles lettres, science, and the fine ..., Volume 1

Tobias Merton (pseud) - 1824
..." This good office he performed with such force of genius, humour, wit, ana learning, that I fared like a distressed prince, who calls in a powerful...neighbour to his aid — I was undone by my auxiliary." • In the Spectator, Addison appeared to still greater advantage: here, being released from the desultory...
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The Literary Magnet of the Belles Lettres, Science, and the Fine Arts, Volume 1

Tobias Merton - 1824
..." This good office he performed with such force of genius, humour, wit, and learning, that I fared like a distressed prince, who calls in a powerful...neighbour to his aid — I was undone by my auxiliary." In the Spectator, Addison appeared to still greater advantage : here, being released from the desultory...
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The Works of Vicesimus Knox, D.D.: With a Biographical Preface, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1824
...assistance which Addison gave him, " with such force of genius, humour, wit, and learning, that I fared like a distressed prince, who calls in a powerful...neighbour to his aid : I was undone by my auxiliary." Addison, indeed, added gravity and dignity to the work, which has conferred on it a permanent value....
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The Guardian: Complete in One Volume, with Notes, and a General Index

1829 - 264 pages
...nature. This good office he performed with such force of genius, humour, wit, and learning, that I fared like a distressed prince, who calls in a powerful neighbour to his aid ; 1 was undone by my auxiliary ; when I had Once called him in, I could not subsist without dependence...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...from Ireland, and after the SOlli number, became a regular contributor. ' I fared,' says Steele, ' ing pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the...ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and onco called him in, I could not subsist without dependence on him.' Some of the most charming of Addison's...
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