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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 68
by Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
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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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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, 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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The Eastern Arboretum: Or, Register of Remarkable Trees, Seats, Gardens, &c ...

James Grigor - Norfolk (England) - 1841 - 371 pages
...1743, to General Churchill : " My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...manor — they cannot deceive, they will not lie. I in sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties around me as fill up all my hours of dangling."...
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The Eastern Arboretum: Or, Register of Remarkable Trees, Seats, Gardens, &c ...

James Grigor - Norfolk (England) - 1841 - 371 pages
...1743, to General Churchill : " My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...manor — they cannot deceive, they will not lie. I in sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties around me as fill up all my hours of dangling."...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...Yon are alluding to Walpole,' said Tremaine. " • 1 am, and to his celebrated letter, supposed to prove a most philosophical love of retirement. "My...the Manor. They cannot deceive, they will not lie." 1 quite agree with bis biographer, CUM-, that this indicates the very hankering after the world, which...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to ..., Volume 3

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1843
...pleasures of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...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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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1886
...My flatterers are all 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 sincerity admire them, and have as many beauties about me as fill up nil my hours of dangling, and...
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Memoirs of Horace Walpole and His Contemporaries: Including ..., Volume 1

Eliot Warburton - 1851
...understand not the language and taste, nor the pleasure oi the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chesnuts,...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 Horace Walpole and His Contemporaries: Including ..., Volume 1

Eliot Warburton - 1851
...understand not the language and taste, nor the pleasure of the inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, the chesnuts,...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 wits and beaux of society, by Grace and Philip Wharton, Volume 2

Katherine Thomson - 1860
...GARDENING. inanimate world. My flatterers here are all mutes : the oaks, the beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which best shall please the lord of...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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