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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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 764 pages
...they live. . . . Were I a father, I should take a particular care to preserve my children from these libone are in years. ADDISON: Spectator, No. 12. Mr. Locke, in his chapter of the Association of Ideas, has...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's ...

Joseph Addison - 1880
...a particular care to preserve my children from these little horrors of imagination, which they are1 apt to contract when they 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 Library Magazine, Volume 7

1886
...young people, " I should lake a particular care to preserve my children from these little horrors rf imagination, which they are apt to contract when they are young and are unable to throw off when they are in years." How often does a father undertake to acquaint himself...
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The Spectator: Selected Papers

Spectator, Sir Richard Steele - 1876 - 276 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 that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow, and look...
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Select Essays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 320 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 that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow ; and...
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Select Esays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1894 - 320 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 that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow ; and...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

George Gregory Smith - 1897
...to preserve my Children from these little Horrors of Imagination, which they are apt to con/ tract when they 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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From the Child's Standpoint: Views of Child Life and Nature; a Book for ...

Florence Hull Winterburn - 1899 - 266 pages
...father," he said, " I should take particular care to preserve my children from those littie 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 look upon a sound imagination as the greatest blessing of life, next to a clear...
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English Prose from Mandeville to Ruskin

William Peacock - 1903 - 379 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 that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow; and look...
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English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: Sir Richard Steele, Joseph ...

1906 - 514 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 that has entered a breach, affrighted at his own shadow, and look...
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