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" It feems as if he had juft come from the king's clofet, or from the apartments of the men whom he defcribes, and was telling his reader, in plain honeft terms, what he had feen and heard. "
The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register - Page 356
1798
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 5, Volume 5

Art - 1708 - 552 pages
...a lubject till he had written upon it. Burnet I like much. It is obfervable, that none of his facts has been controverted, except his relation of the...but his very credulity is a proof of his honefty. 'Bumet's ftyle and manner arc very interefting. It feems as if he had juft come from the king's clofet,...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

1798
...written upon it. Bumet I like much. It is obfervable, that none of his tans has been contro•rerted, except his relation of the birth of the Pretender, in which he was certainly miltaken — but his very credulity is a proof of his honefty. Burnet's ftyle and manner are very interefting....
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 28

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1800
...u-as very thick ; and I do believe hardly underftood a fubjeft till he had written upon it. • Burnet I like much. It is obfervable, that none of his fails...Burnet's ftyle and manner are very interefting. It Items as if he had juft come from the king's clofet, or from the apartments of the men whom he describes,...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - Anecdotes - 1800 - 230 pages
...it. Burnet I like much. It is obfervable, tha* none of his facts have been controverted, except cept his relation of the birth of the Pretender, in which...very credulity is a proof of his honefty. Burnet's Ayle and manner are very interefting. It feems as if he had juft come from the king's clofet, or from;...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - Anecdotes - 1800 - 230 pages
...Burnet I like much. It is obfervable, that iione of his faŁts have been controverted, ex.... cept cept his relation of the birth of the Pretender, in which he was certainly miftaken^—-but his very credulity is a proof of his honefly. Burnet's ftyle and manner are very interefting....
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1800
...fubjcil till he had written upon it. 4 Burnet I like much. It is obfervable, that none of his facts has been controverted, except his relation of the birth of the Pretender, m which he was certainly miftaken — but his very credulity is a proof of his honefty. Burnet's (lyle...
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 7

1801
...fubjefit, till he had written upon it. Burnet I like much. It is obfervable that none of his fafits have been controverted, except his relation of the birth of the Pretender, in which? be was certainly miftaken : but his very credulity is a proof of his honefty. Burnet's ftyle and manner...
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Reminiscences

Horace Walpole - 1819 - 166 pages
...a subject till he had written upon it. Burnet I like much. It is observable, that none of his facts has been controverted, except his relation of the birth of the pretender, in which he was certainly mistaken — but his very credulity is a proof of his honesty. Buruet's style and manner are very interesting....
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 24

British prose literature - 1821
...a subject till he had written upon it. Buruct I like much. It is observable, that none of his facts has been controverted, except his relation of the birth of the pretender, in which he was certainly mistaken — but his very credulity is a proof of his honesty. Burnet's style and manner are very interesting....
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The English portion of the library of ... Francis Wrangham [a catalogue ...

Francis Wrangham - 1826
...the possession of the Duke of Leeds. See the Itntuh Plutarch, V. 91. Note. " None of his facts have been controverted, except his relation of the birth of the Pretender, in which he was certainly mistaken. In this very credulity is a proof t>f his honesty. His stile and manner are very interesting....
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