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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin: Including ... - Page 38
by Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1784
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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...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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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...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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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...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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The Works of George Campbell: Philosophy of rhetoric

George Campbell - 1840
...following example from Swift, which shall serve for the second instance of inaccuracy in the verbs. " It is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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Elements of Criticism: With Analyses, and Translation of Ancient and Foreign ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1847 - 504 pages
...following example, where the construction of two members connected by a copulative is unnecessarily varied. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1849 - 455 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...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Interesting and Valuable ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1850
...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...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1859 - 486 pages
...example, where the con-struction of two membei-s connected by a copulative is unnecessarily varied. For it is confidently reported, that two young gentlemen...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D.: With Copious Notes and ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Roscoe - 1859
...^griestcraftjjiotwithstanding 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...profound judgment, who, upon a thorough examination of~causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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