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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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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1859 - 435 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 Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1860 - 435 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 ...: With Copious Notes and Additions ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - 1861
...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 ^ ,...real hopes, bright wit, and profound judgment, who, \ ~~upuii a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities,...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1870 - 486 pages
...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 caimes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without the least tincture of learning,...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 33

Arthur Cayley Headlam - 1892
...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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The Works of Jonathan Swift: containing additional letters, tracts ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883
...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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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883
...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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Selections from the Prose Writings of Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift, Stanley Lane-Poole - 1884 - 284 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...of real hopes, bright wit, and profound judgment, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without...
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Selections from the prose writings of Jonathan Swift, with preface and notes ...

Jonathan Swift - 1884 - 284 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...of real hopes, bright wit, and profound judgment, upon a thorough examination of causes and effects, and by the mere force of natural abilities, without...
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The Battle of the Books, and Other Short Pieces

Jonathan Swift - 1886 - 192 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...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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