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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 Quarterly Review, Volume 96

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Sir John Murray IV, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1855
...was to quote a handsome tribute he had formerly offered to their writer, with this manly addition: '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.' And why was he thus tender of Swift ? He avowed the reason in the...
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THE QUARTERLY REVIEW, VOL.XCVI

JOHN MURRAY - 1855
...was to quote a handsome tribute he had formerly offered to their writer, with this manly addition: ' 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.' And why was he thus tender of Swift ? He avowed the reason in the last...
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Lives of wits and humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1862
...for the Advancement of Religion, and of its author, with the following simple and manly comment : — "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." STEELE'S COTTAGE AT HAVERSTOCK HILL. Steele, with all his indulgence...
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Lives of Wits and Humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - Humorists, English - 1862
...whose virtues sit 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. SWIFT GOES OVER TO THE TORIES. The Doctor was dissatisfied with his Whig patrons, because his livings...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Richard Steele: Soldier ..., Volume 2

Henry Riddell Montgomery - Authors, English - 1865
...Swift, entitled " A Project for the Advancement of Religion," and adds these pointed words : — " 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." After explanations in reference to various passages marked against...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Richard Steele: Soldier ..., Volume 2

Henry Riddell Montgomery - Authors, English - 1865
...Swift, entitled " A Project for the Advancement of Religion," and adds these pointed words : — " 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." After explanations in reference to various passages marked against...
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The Carthusian, Issues 1-66

1872
...following way ; he quoted a tribute of praise he had once paid to Swift, adding these splendid words: — "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 did he deal thus kindly to a man who had heaped insult and slander...
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Dean Swift. Sir Richard Steele. Samuel Foote. Oliver Goldsmith. The Colmans

John Timbs - Humorists, English - 1872
...Advancement of Religion, and of its author, with the following simple and manly comment i—"The gentleman 1 here intended was Dr. Swift. This kind of man I thought...that time : we have not met of late, but I hope he deserves this character still." STEELE'S COTTAGE AT HAVERSTOCK HILL. Steele, with all his indulgence...
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The Life of Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Sir Henry Craik - Authors, Irish - 1882 - 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." remedies for sores that have eaten deep into the flesh. Virtue, according to his proposal, is to be...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Swift - 1883
...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.'" most noble family into which you are grafted, and which the unmeasurable profusion of ancestors, for...
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