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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 Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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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The works of ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...terrify one another. Were I a father, I should take a particular care to preserve my children from these eJ F I I 3 arc young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. I have known a soldier that has entered...
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Aphorisms on the Mental Culture and Training of a Child ... Addressed to Parents

Pye Henry Chavasse - 1872 - 264 pages
...says he, "I should take a particular care to preserve my children from those little horrors of the imagination, which they are apt to contract when they...are young, and are not able to shake off when they are in years. I have known a soldier who has* entered a breach affrighted at his own shadow, and look...
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Selections from Addison's papers contributed to the Spectator, ed. by T. Arnold

Joseph Addison - 1875 - 528 pages
...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 20 that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow; and...
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1875 - 528 pages
...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 10 that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow; and...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 pages
...they live. . . . 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. ADDISON: Spectator, No. 12. Mr. Locke, in his chapter of the Association of Ideas, has...
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