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" I never espoused any party with violence, and am resolved to observe an exact neutrality between the Whigs and Tories, unless I shall be forced to declare myself by the hostilities of either side. In short, I have acted in all the parts of my life as... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison - Page 6
by Joseph Addison - 1811
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Roundabout Papers: (from the Cornhill Magazine) To which is Added The Second ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1883 - 642 pages
...as standers-by discover blots which are apt to escape those who arc in the game. * * * * * In shoit, I have acted, in all the parts of my life, as a looker-on, which is the character I intend to preserve in this paper." — Spectator, No. I. * " So...
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Readings from the Spectator. With notes

Joseph Addison - 1884
...economy, business, and diversion of others, better than those who are engaged in them ; as standers-by discover blots, which are apt to escape those who...short, I have acted in all the parts of my life as a looker-on, which is the character I intend to preserve in this paper. 7. I have given the reader just...
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Addison

William John Courthope - 1884 - 182 pages
...economy, business, and diversion of others better than those who are engaged in them, as standers-by discover blots which are apt to escape those who are...short, I have acted in all the parts of my life as a looker-on, which is the character I intend to preserve in this paper." In order, however, to give this...
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Roundabout Papers: (From the Cornhill Magazine) To which is Added, The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1884 - 642 pages
...economy, business, and diversions of others, better than those who are engaged in them — as standers-by discover blots which are apt to escape those who are in the game. * * * * * In shoi t, I have acted, in all the parts of my life, as a looker-on, which is the character...
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Lectures on the English humourists of the eighteenth century: Mit ..., Volume 1

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885
...economy, business, and diversions of others, better than those who are engaged in them — as standers-by discover blots which are apt to escape those who are in the game In short, I have acted, in all the parts of my life, as a looker-on, which is the character I intend...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885
...economy, business, and diversions of others, better than those who are engaged in them — as standers-by discover blots which are apt to escape those who are in the game. ... In short, I have acted, in all the parts of my life, as a looker-on, which is the character I intend...
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Good Queen Anne: Or, Men and Manners, Life and Letters in England ..., Volume 2

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1886
...economy, business, and diversions of others better than those who are engaged in them —as standers-by discover blots which are apt to escape those who are in the game. ... In short, I have acted, in all the parts of my life, as a looker-on, which is the character I intend...
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Roundabout Papers, to which is Added The Second Funeral of Napoleon ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1886 - 457 pages
...economy, business, and diversion* of others, better than those who are engaged in them — as slandersby discover blots which are apt to escape those who are in the game. . . . In short, I have acted in all the parts of my life, as a looker-on, which is the character I...
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Complete Works, Volume 4

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1886
...economy, business, and diversions of others, better than those who are engaged in them — as slanders. by discover blots which are apt to escape those who are in the game. . . . In short, I have acted in all the parts of my life, as a looker-on, which is the character I...
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The Spectator: Selected Papers

Spectator, Sir Richard Steele - 1876 - 276 pages
...economy, business, and diversion of others, better than those who are engaged in them ; as standers-by discover blots, which are apt to escape those who...short, I have acted in all the parts of my life as a looker on, which is the character I intend- to preserve in this paper. I have given the reader just...
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