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" This place affords no news, no subject of entertainment or amusement, for fine men of wit and pleasure about town understand not the language, and taste not the pleasures of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches,... "
Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement - Page 216
by Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
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A Select Collection of Original Letters: Written by the Most Eminent Persons ...

English letters - 1755
...Flatterers here are all Mutes. The Oaks, the Beeches, and Chefnuts feerri to contend which (hall beft pleafe the Lord of 'the Manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie. 1, in return, with Sincerity admire them,, and have about me as many Beauties as take up' all my Hours...
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The British Magazine, Or, Monthly Repository for Gentlemen & Ladies

English literature - 1762
...of the inanimate world. The oaks, the beeches, and chefnuts feem to contend which mail belt pleafe the lord of the manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie. I, in return, with Sincerity admire them, and have about me as many beauties, as take up all my hours...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 4

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...understand not the language, and taste not the pleasure of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chesnuts, seem...manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie. ' I in sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties about me as fill up all my hours of dangling, and...
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Memoirs of the Life and Administration of Sir Robert Walpole: Earl ..., Volume 4

William Coxe - Prime ministers - 1816
...illstand not the language, and taste not the pleasure of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chesnuts, seem...the manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie. I in sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties about me as fill up all my hours of dangling, and...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 88, Part 2; Volume 124

Early English newspapers - 1818
...flatterers here are all mutes. The oaki, the beeches, and the chesnuts, contend which of them shall best, please the lord of the manor. They cannot deceive — they will not lie. I in sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties round me to fill up all my hours of dangling, and...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 2

Charles Bucke - Nature - 1823
...men. My flatterers are mutes : the oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend, which shall best please the lord of the manor. They cannot deceive; they will not lie. I, in return, with sincerity admire them ; and have as many beauties about me, as fill up all my hours...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 1

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
...said Tremaine. prove a most philosophical love of retirement. ' My flatterers here,' says he, ' are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chesnuts seem...he wished himself and the world to believe he was without.5'* " I will not be bound," cried Tremaine, " by the example of expelled placemen, who, fixing...
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A general history of the county of Norfolk, intended to convey all the ...

John Chambers - 1829
...under his banishment from court, that he said " My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks and beeches seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...manor — they cannot deceive, they will not lie." He died in 1745, in his seventy-first year. Mr. Cox refutes the idea that sir Robert had said, "that...
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A General History of the County of Norfolk: Intended to Convey All ..., Volume 2

John Chambers - Norfolk (England) - 1829
...under his banishment from court, that he said " My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks and beeches seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...manor — they cannot deceive, they will not lie." He died in 1745, in his seventy-first year. Mr. Cox refutes the idea that sir Robert had said, "that...
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Tremaine ; Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1836
...of retirement. ' My flatterers here/ says he, 'are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the Lord of...himself and the world to believe he was without*.' * Upon this subject the reader will not fail to remember Horace Walpole's account of the retirement...
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