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" ... it was written by one whose virtue sits easy about him, and to whom vice is thoroughly contemptible. It was said by one of this company, alluding to that knowledge of the world the author seems to have, ' The man writes much like a gentleman, and... "
The Political Writings of Sir Richard Steele - Page 257
by Sir Richard Steele - 1715 - 308 pages
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The Works, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1883
...whose virtue sits easy about him, and to whom vice is thoroughly contemptible, — who writes very much like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mien. his life, and gave exercise to his peculiar talent of humour. Astrologers, though no longer consulted...
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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - 1885 - 504 pages
...the Whigs. After quoting a laudatory notice from the Tatler of a book by Swift, he continues : — ' The Gentleman I here intended was Dr. Swift ; this...that time : We have not met of late, but I hope he deserves this Character still.' Again (speaking in No. 57 of the Englishman of Toby's Character of...
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Lives of Eminent Novelists and Dramatists

Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1887 - 617 pages
...whose virtue sits easy about him, and to whom vice is thoroughly contemptible, — who writes very mncn like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mien. A lighter species of literary amusement occasionally occupied Swift's time during this part of his...
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The Life of Richard Steele, Volume 2

George Atherton Aitken - 1889
...one had said, " The man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mein." " The gentleman I here intended was Dr. Swift ; this...that time. We have not met of late, but I hope he deserves this character still." Why should not what he had written in the interests of virtue and religion...
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The Life of Richard Steele, Volume 2

George Atherton Aitken - 1889
..." Project for the advancement of religion," he had quoted what some one had said, " The man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mein." " The gentleman I here intended was Dr. Swift ; this kind of man I thought him at that time....
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Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1890
...one in company, alluding to that knowledge of the world this author seems to have, ' The man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to Heaven with a very good mien.'" S. 8. vol. viii. p. 81. * S. 8. vol. viii. pp. 490-497. 3 This must be A famous Prediction of Merlin,...
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Swift: The Mystery of His Life and Love

James Hay - Authors, Irish - 1891 - 361 pages
...alluding to that knowledge of the world the author of this pamphlet seems to have: "The man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mien." There is practical wisdom in his project, " That some check should be placed on the practice of fraud...
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The Life of Jonathan Swift, Volume 1

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...one of this company, alluding to that knowledge of the world the author seems to have, the man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to Heaven with a very good mien." that they must be bidden to assume a virtue, if they had it not, and that to argue or speculate upon...
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The Life of Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 1

Sir Henry Craik - Authors, Irish - 1894 - 576 pages
...one of this company, alluding to that knowledge of the world the author seems to have, the man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to Heaven with a very good mien." tliat they must be bidden to assume a virtue, if they had it not, and that to argue or speculate upon...
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Selections from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1896 - 504 pages
...of the Whigs. After quoting a laudatory notice from the Taller of a book by Swift, he continues: — 'The Gentleman I here intended was Dr. Swift ; this...that time : We have not met of late, but I hope he deserves ' this Character still.' Again '.speaking in No. 57 of the Englishman of Toby's Character...
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