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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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Selections from the Works of Sir Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele - Readers - 1897 - 203 pages
...words, " the man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mien," he added, " the gentleman I here intended was Dr. Swift; this kind of man I thought him at the time. We have not met of late, but I hope he deserves this character still." A reconciliation never...
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Selections from the Works of Sir Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele - Irish literature - 1897 - 203 pages
...criticism of Swift's Project for the Advancement of Religion, ending with the words, " the man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mien," he added, " the gentleman I here intended was Dr. Swift; this kind of man I thought him at the time....
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The Tatler

1898
...of this company,1 alluding to the knowledge the author seems to have of the world, " The man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mien." St. James s Coffee-house, April 20. Letters from Italy say, that the Marquis de Prie, upon the receipt...
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Bolingbroke and His Times: Period I. The reign of Queen Anne

Walter Sydney Sichel - 1901
...periodical. ' Cf. the praise of Swift's " Project for the Advancement of Religion " in 1709. "The man writes much like a gentleman, and goes to heaven with a very good mien," Taller, No. 5. 4 Toller, No. 9. of attention, and button-holed mankind. Steele's letters from flirts...
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