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" ... else; I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly, as God made the world; or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea presently sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other ways (which I will... "
Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ... - Page 29
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1879 - 555 pages
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The Harleian Miscellany:: A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ..., Volume 1

Thomas Park, Edward Harley Earl of Oxford - Pamphlets - 1808
...One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me, is, that he sent me so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle a schoolmaster. For, when I am in presence...sit, stand, or go; eat, drink, be merry, or sad; be sowing, playing, dancing, or doing any thin? else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure,...
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The Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of scarce, curious, and ..., Volume 1

Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress), Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) - History - 1808
...One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me, is, that he. sent me so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle a schoolmaster. For, when I am in presence...sit, stand, or go ; eat, drink, be merry, or sad; be sowing, playing, dancins, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure,...
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The Harleian Miscellany; Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and ...

William Oldys, John Malham - Europe - 1808
...One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me, is, that he sent me so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle, a schoolmaster. For, when I am in presence...sit, stand, or go; eat, drink, be merry, or sad; be sowing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure,...
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Tamerlane: A Tragedy in Five Acts

Nicholas Rowe, Mrs. Inchbald - Authors, English - 1808 - 61 pages
...books and retirement, drew from her the following words : — " When I am in the presence of either my father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit,...merry or sad ; be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly as...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...books and retirement, drew from her the following words:— " When I am in the presence of either my father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit,...merry or sad ; be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly as...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...and retirement, drew from her the following words : — • " When I am in the presence of either my father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit,...merry or sad ; be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number,' even so perfectly as...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1812
...at. One of the greatest benefits which ever God gave me, is that he sent so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle a schoolmaster. For when I am in presence...stand, or go; eat, drink, be merry or sad ; be sewing, placing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1812
...at. One of the greatest benefits which ever God gave me, is that he sent so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle a schoolmaster. For when I am in presence...stand, or go ; eat, drink, be merry or sad ; be sewing, plaj ing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...that ever God gave me, is that he sent me so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle a schoohuaster. For, when I am in presence either of father or mother,...merry, or sad, be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing any thing else, I mnst do it as it were in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly as God...
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The gamester, by E. Moore. The tragedy of Jane Shore, by N. Rowe. The London ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...sit, stand, or go, 4' eat, drink, be merry, or sad, be sewing, playing, " dancing, or doing any thing else, I must do it as it " were, in such weight, measure,...perfectly as God made the world, or else I am so " sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea, presently " sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other...
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