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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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The Life of Richard Steele, Volume 1

George Atherton Aitken - 1889 - 871 pages
...on these subjects. In. the Spectator perfect neutrality in politics was promised, unless, indeed, " I shall be forced to declare myself by the hostilities of either side." 1 Gay, in The Present State of Wit, says that most people judged the true cause of the cessation of...
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The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1889
...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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Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1890 - 198 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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Thackeray's Works, Volume 8

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1891
...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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Selections from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 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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Select Essays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 320 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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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1892 - 148 pages
...economy, business, and diversion of others, bet)ter than those who are engaged in them ; as standers-by discover blots, which are apt to escape those who...observe an exact neutrality between the Whigs and Tories,5 unless time. During the Stuart rebellion, in 1745, it was frequented largely by Jacobites....
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1892 - 148 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...observe an exact neutrality between the Whigs and Tories,5 unless time. During the Stuart rebellion, in 1745, it was frequented largely by Jacobites....
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1892 - 148 pages
...structure dates from 1869. 5 The Whigs composed one of the two leading political parties in England. I shall be forced to declare myself by the hostilities...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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The Spectator: A Digest-index

William Wheeler - 1892 - 178 pages
...Random, and praises or disapproves as he finds himselt in Humour." 630-1-3. Generally. • Standers-by discover blots which are apt to escape those who are in the game. 5-1-2. Conduct in disputation. 285-2-4,5. Dangerous readiness in men to judge one another. Essay 564,...
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