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" Were I a father, I should take a particular care to preserve my children from these little horrors of imagination, which they are apt to contract when they are young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 70
by British essayists - 1802
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...terrify one another. Were I a father, I should take a particular care to preserve my children from these little horrors of imagination, which they are apt...are young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. I have known a soldier that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow ; and...
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Apparitions; Or, The Mystery of Ghosts, Hobgoblins, and Haunted Houses ...

Joseph Taylor - 1814 - 223 pages
...to astonish and terrify one another. Were I a father, I should take particular care to preserve my children from those little horrors of imagination,...are young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. I have known a soldier that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow, and look...
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Apparitions: Or, The Mystery of Ghosts, Hobgoblins, and Haunted Houses Developed

Joseph Taylor - 1815 - 242 pages
...to astonish and terrify one another. Were I a father, I should take particular care to preserve my children from those little horrors of imagination,...are young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. 1 have known a soldier, that has entered breach, affrighted at his own shadow, and...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...terrify one another. Were I a father, I should take a particular care to preserve my children from these little horrors of imagination, which they are apt...are young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. I have known a soldier that has entered a breach affrighted at his own shadow, and look...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...terrify one another. Were I a father, I should take a particular care to preserve my children from these little horrors of imagination, which they are apt to contract when they are youug, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. I have known a soldier that has entered...
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The British Essayists: Mirror

James Ferguson - 1819
...apparitions, of spirits, and of witches. Mr. Addison, in an excellent paper in the Spectator, has shown the folly of those apprehensions, and has cautioned...contract when they are young, and are not able to shake oflf when they grow up. He justly observes, that next to a clear judgment and a good conscience, a...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 37

British essayists - 1819
...terrify one another. Were I a father, I should take a particular care to preserve my children from these little horrors of imagination, which they are apt...are young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. I have known a soldier that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow, and look...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pages
...should take a particular care to preserve my children from these l.Vttle horrors and imaginations, v'n rung With jubilee, and loud 1:0 able to shake off when they are in years. I lr^e known a soldier that has entered a breach affrighted...
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The British Essayists: Mirror

Alexander Chalmers - 1823
...apparitions, of spirits, and of witches. Mr Addison, in an excellent paper in the Spectator, has shown the folly of those apprehensions, and has cautioned...grow up. He justly observes, that next to a clear judgement and a good conscience, a sound imagination is the greatest blessing of life. Perhaps it might...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...terrify one another. Were I a father, I should take a particular care to preserve my children from these little horrors of imagination, which they are apt...are young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. I have known a soldier that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow, and look...
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