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" If he had a mind to write any thing to his friend, he directed his needle to every letter that formed the words which he had occasion for, making a little pause at the end of every word or sentence, to avoid confusion. The friend, in the... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 41
by George Willis - 1855
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The Spectator, Volume 3

1739
...immediately caft his Eye upon his Dial- plate. If he had a mind to write any thing to his Friend, he direfted his Needle to every Letter that formed the Words which he had occafion for, making a little Paufe at the end of every Word or Sentence, to avoid Gonfufioru The Friend,...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

1778
...immediately caft his eye upon his dial-plate. If he had a mind to write any thing to his friend, he directed his needle to every letter that formed the words which he had occafion for, making a little paufe at the end of every word or fentence, to avoid confufion. The friend,...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...immediately cart his eyeupon his dial -plate. If he had amind towrite any thing to his friend, he direņed his needle to every letter that formed the words which he had occafion for, making a little paufe at the end of every word or lenience, to avoid confulion. The-...
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...needle to every letter that formed the word which he had occasion for, making a little pause atthe end of every word or sentence, to avoid confusion. The friend, in the mean while, saw his own sympathetic needle moving of itself to every letter which that of his correspondent...
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The Guardian, Volume 2

1804
...immediately cast his eyes upon his dial-plate. If he had a mind to write any thing to his friend, he directed his needle to every letter that formed the...or sentence to avoid confusion. The friend, in the mean while, saw his own sympathetic needle moving of itself to every letter, which that of his correspondent...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...djal-rplatev If he had a imind to write any thing to his friend, he directed his needle to 'every/letter that formed the words .which he had occasion for,...or sentence, to avoid confusion. The friend, in the mean while, saw his own sympathetic needle moving of itself to every letter which; that of his; correspondent...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1804
...immediately cast his eye upon his dial-plate. If he had a mind to write any thing to his friend, he directed his needle to every letter that formed the words which he had occasion for, roaking a little pause at the end of every word or sentence, to avoid confusion. The friend, in the...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...immediately cast his eye upon his dial-plate. If he had a mind to write any thing to his friend, he directed his needle to every letter that formed the...letter which that of his correspondent pointed at. * Lib. ii. prol. 6. By this means they talked together across a whole continent, and conveyed their...
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The British Essayists;: Guardian

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...immediately cast his eyes upon his dial-plate. If he had a mind to write any thing to his friend, he directed his needle to every letter that formed the...pause at the end of every word or sentence to avoid contusion. The friend, in the mean while, saw his own sympathetic needle moving of itself to every...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 5

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...immediately cast his eye upon his dial-plate. If he had a mind to write any thing to his friend, he directed his needle to every letter that formed the...or sentence, to avoid confusion. The friend, in the mean while, saw his own sympathetic needle moving of itself to every letter which that of his correspondent...
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