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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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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864
...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 Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 4; Volume 67

1866
...said Sir Robert, " are all mutes. The oaks, the beeches, and the chestnuts seem best to contend who shall please the lord of the manor. They cannot deceive. They will not lie." The Calves' Head Club, in ridicule of the memory of Charles I., met at a blind alley near Moorfields....
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The Wits and Beaux of Society

Mrs. A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton - Great Britain - 1867 - 508 pages
...pleasure 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...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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Handbook for Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Cambridgeshire ...

John Murray (Firm) - Cambridgeshire (England) - 1875 - 472 pages
...writes in 1743, "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. His garden was laid out in the stiff, formal style by Eyre, an imitator of Bridgmaii, and contained...
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The Wits and Beaus of Society, Volume 2

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Court life - 1890
...pleasure 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...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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Appreciations and Addresses

Archibald Philip Primrose Earl of Rosebery - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1899 - 344 pages
...flatterers here 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." And the tree was as living to Gladstone as to Walpole, but with him it was only one of innumerable...
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Appreciations and Addresses

Archibald Philip Primrose Earl of Rosebery - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1899 - 344 pages
...flatterers here 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." And the tree was as living to Gladstone as to Walpole, but with him it was only one of innumerable...
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Appreciations and Addresses

Archibald Philip Primrose Earl of Rosebery - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1899 - 344 pages
...flatterers here 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." And the tree was as living to Gladstone as to Walpole, but with him it was only one of innumerable...
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Lord Rosebery: His Life and Speeches, Volume 2

Thomas F. G. Coates - 1900
...flatterers are all mutes, and the oaks and beeches, the chestnuts, seem to contend which shall best please the Lord of the Manor. They cannot deceive ; they will not lie.' And the tree was as living to Gladstone as to Walpole, but with him it was one only of innumerable...
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The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore, Volume 1

Bibliography - 1900
..."my flatterers are all mutes, and the oaks and beeches and chestnuts seem to contend which shall best please the lord of the manor. They cannot deceive; they will not lie." And the tree was as living to Gladstone as to Walpole, but with him it was only one of innumerable...
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