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" His face was broad and fat, his mouth wide, and without any other expression than that of imbecility. His eyes vacant and spiritless, and the corpulence of his whole person, was far better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating alderman, than... "
Critical and miscellaneous essays, by an octogenarian (J. Roche). - Page 87
by James Roche - 1850
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...vii. He never mastered French colloquially. Lord Charlemont, who met him in Turin in 1748, says: — 'His speech in English was rendered ridiculous by...Scotch accent, and his French was, if possible, still more laughable.' Hardy's Charlemont, i. 15. Horace Waipole, who met him in Paris in 1765, writes (Letters,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...vii. He never mastered French colloquially. Lord Charlemont, who met him in Turin in 1748, says: — 'His speech in English was rendered ridiculous by...Scotch accent, and his French was. if possible, still more laughable.' Hardy's Charlemont, \. 15. Horace Waipole, who met him in Paris in 1765, writes (Letters,...
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield: Earl of ...

Francis Hardy - Statesmen - 1810 - 443 pages
...vacant and spiritless, and the corpulence of his whole person was far better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating Alderman, than of a refined...Scotch accent, and his French was, if possible, still more laughable ; so that wisdom, most certainly, never disguised herself before in so uncouth a garb....
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 19

1811
...vacant and spiritless ; and the corpulence of his whole person was far better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating alderman, than of a refined...Scotch accent ; and his French was, if possible, still more laughable ; so that wisdom, most certainly, never disguised herself before in so uncouth a garb....
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The British review and London critical journal, Volume 1

1811
...vacant and spiritless ; and the corpulence of his whole person was far better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating alderman, than of a refined...Scotch accent, and his French was, if possible, still more laughable ; so that wisdom, most certainly, never disguised herself before in so uncouth a garb....
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Select Reviews of Literature, Volume 7

1812
...whole person was far better suited to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating aiders ian, than that of a refined philosopher. His speech, in English,...Scotch accent ; and his French was, if possible, still more laughable ; so that wisdom, most certainly, never disguised herself before in so uncouth a garb....
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 19

English literature - 1811
...fitted to comrhunicate the Idea c,fa turtle-eating alderman, than of a refined philosopher. 'J-Jis speech, in English, was rendered ridiculous by the...Scotch accent ; and his French was, if possible, still more laughable; so that wisdom, most certainly, never disguised herself before _in so uncouth a garb....
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfeild: Earl ..., Volume 1

Francis Hardy - Ireland - 1812
...vacant and spiritless, and the corpulence of his whole person was far better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating Alderman, than of a refined...Scotch accent, and his French was, if possible, still more laughable; so that wisdom, most certainly, never disguised herself before in so uncouth a garb....
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Memoirs of the Political and Private Life of James Caulfield, Earl ..., Volume 1

Francis Hardy - Politicians - 1812
...vacant and spiritless, and the corpulence of his whole person was far better fitted to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating Alderman, than of a refined...Scotch accent, and his French was, if possible, still more laughable; so that wisdom, most certainly, never disguised herself before in so uncouth a garb....
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 7

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1812
...his whole person was far better suited to communicate the idea of a turtle-eating alderman, than that of a refined philosopher. His speech, in English,...Scotch accent ; and his French was, if possible, still more laughable ; so that wisdom, most certainly, never disguised herself before in so uncouth a garb....
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