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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ... - Page 190
by Jonathan Swift - 1757
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1784
...inconveniencies may poffibly happen by fuch an innovation, in the prefent poflure of our affairs. Firft, one great advantage propofed by the abolifhing of...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of caufes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the leaft tincture...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1784
...nation, and of the Proteftant religion ; which is ftill too much limited by prieftcraft, notwhhftanding all the good intentions of the legiflature ; as we...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of caufes and effecTis, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the lead tinfture...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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A tale of a tub. The battle of the books [and essays

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, /without the least tincture...
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Twelve sermons. Tracts

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Twelve sermons. Tracts

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814 - 462 pages
...notwithstanding all the good intentions of the legislature, as we have lately found by a severe instance. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tinctureof...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1816
...following example, where the construction of two members connected by a copulative is unnecessarily varied. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen of real hopes, t. right wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...following example, where the construction of two members connected by a copulative is unnecessarily varied. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1838 - 426 pages
...following example from Swift, which shall serve for the second instance of inaccuracy in the verbs. "It is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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The Works of George Campbell: Philosophy of rhetoric

George Campbell - 1840 - 450 pages
...following example from Swift, which shall serve for the second instance of inaccuracy in the verbs. " It is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...bright wit, and profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture...
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