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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 Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison - 1893 - 193 pages
...and diversion of others, better than those who are engaged in them: as standers-by discover blots,3 which are apt to escape those who are in the game....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 Presbyterian Quarterly, Volume 8

1894
...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...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 the meantime, when I consider...
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Introduction to English Literature: Including a Number of Classic Works ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1894 - 633 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...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." The plan, it must be perceived,...
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Select Esays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1894 - 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 Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 2

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - 1894
...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...exact neutrality between the whigs and tories, unless shall be forced to declare myself by the hostilities of either side. In short, I have acted in all...
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Charles Lamb

Alfred Ainger - 1895 - 191 pages
...economy, business, and diversion of others better than those who are engaged in them ; as standere-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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Masterpieces of British Literature: Ruskin: Macaulay: Brown: Tennyson ...

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1895 - 480 pages
...and diversion of others, better than those who are engaged in them: as standers-by discover blots, 3 which are apt to escape those who are in the game....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 - 1896 - 174 pages
...and selling coffee : hence the name. " A penny weekly newspaper. 3 Note the two antithetical words. apt to escape those who are in the game. I never espoused...observe an exact neutrality between the Whigs and Tories,1 unless I shall be forced to declare myself by the hostilities of either side. In short, I...
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The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: Critical Reviews ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1896 - 418 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 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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Examinations Papers

1896
...breezy call .... Here rests his head .... 5. Explain the following allusions : — (a) Standers-by discover blots, which are apt to escape those who are in the game. (J) A young Commoner that said a lively thing in the House. (c) Buried in the plains of Blenheim, or...
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