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" Such-a-one, if he pleased, might take the law of him for fishing in that part of the river. My friend Sir Roger heard them both, upon a round trot; and after having paused some time, told them, with the air of a man who would not give his judgment rashly,... "
Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ... - Page 206
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1902 - 256 pages
...instead of hearing out his story, told him that Mr. Such-an-one, if he pleased, might take the law of him for fishing in that part of the river. My friend...and after having paused some time told them, with an air of 5 a man who would not give his judgment rashly, that much might be said on both sides. They...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison - 1904 - 258 pages
...instead of hearing out his story, told him 15 that Mr. Such-an-one, if he pleased, might take the law of him for fishing in that part of the river. My friend...would not give his judgment rashly, that much might 20 be said on both sides. They were neither of them dissatisfied with the knight's determination, because...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1903 - 208 pages
...Touchy, instead of hearing out his story, told him that Mr. such-a-one, if he pleased, might take the law of him for fishing in that part of the river. My friend Sir Roger heard them both upon a 5 round trot ; and after having paused some time, told them, with the air of a man who would not give...
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The Essays, Or Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - 1905 - 318 pages
...1612; again, 1625) 116 : 4. what might be said. Compare Addison's paper (No. 122) in The Spectator : "My friend Sir Roger heard them both, upon a round...judgment rashly, that much might be said on both sides." 116 : 6. commonplaces and themes. Stock subjects of discourse. 116:10. moderate. Control. 116:11. leads...
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Selections from the Writings of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1905 - 346 pages
...instead of hearing out his story, told him, that Mr. such an one, if he pleased, might take the law of him for fishing in that part of the river. My friend Sir ROGER heard them both, upon a 10 round trot ; and after having paused some time told them, with an air of a man who would not give...
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De Quincey's The English Mail-coach and Joan of Arc

Thomas De Quincey - 1905 - 121 pages
...122, where Sir Roger, having been appealed to on a question of fishing privileges, replied, " with an air of a man who would not give his judgment rashly, that much might be said on both sides." It is likely, however, that De Quincey may have connected it in his mind with the discussion of witchcraft...
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Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 528 pages
...part of the river. My friend Sir Roger heard them both upon a round trot ; and after having paused to some time, told them, with the air of a man who would...his judgment rashly, that much might be said on both sidet\ They were neither of them dissatisfied with the knight's determination, because neither of them...
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Joan of Arc and The English Mail-coach: Containing Also Levana and Our ...

Thomas De Quincey - 1906 - 196 pages
...in Spectator paper No. 122, decides the dispute between his two friends about the fishing by telling them, " with the air of a man who would not give his...judgment rashly, that much might be said on both sides." 38 : 3. Bergereta. Latin form of the French bergerette, a shepherd girl. 12. M. Simond. Louis Simond's...
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Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1906 - 269 pages
...instead of hearing out his story, told him that Mr. Such-a-One, if he pleased, might " take the law of him" for fishing in that part of the river. My friend Sir Roger heard them both, upon a round 20 trot; and after having paused some time told them, with the air of a man who would not give his...
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Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1906 - 269 pages
...instead of hearing out his story, told him that Mr. Such-a-One, if he pleased, might " take the law of him" for fishing in that part of the river. My friend Sir Roger heard them both, upon a round 20 trot; and after having paused some time told them, with the air of a man who would not give his...
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