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" ... the true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them. "
Select British Classics - Pagina 42
1804
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith

John Forster - 1855 - 472 pagina’s
...the poor : an essay to prove that he who best knew how to conceal his necessities and desires, was the most likely person to find redress, and that the true use of speech was not to express wants, but conceal them. All of us have known the Jack Spindle of this exquisite...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...they hold, and I think with some shew of reason, that he who best knows how to conceal his necessities and desires, is the most likely person to find redress,...not so much to express our wants as to conceal them. — Goldsmith. MCXL. -- A diamond, Though set in horn, is still a diamond, And sparkles as in purest...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - 1856
...some shew of reason, that he who best knows how to conceal his necessities and desires, is the moat likely person to find redress, and that the true use...not so much to express our wants as to conceal them. — Goldsmith. MCXL. -- A diamond, Though set in horn, is still a diamond, And sparkles as in purest...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Comprising His Poems, Comedies, Essays, and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856 - 425 pagina’s
...best knows how to keep his necessities private, is the most likely person to have them redressed ; and that the true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them. When we reflection the manner in which mankind generally confer their favours, there appears something to attractive...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - 1856
...best knows how to keep his necessities private, is the most likely person to have them redressed ; and that the true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them. — Goldsmith. DCCCI.XI. When upon a trial a man calls witnesses to his character, and tnose witnesses...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...several kinds of brutal faces in human features. * I remember in the life of the famous Prince 1 • The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them.' Goldsmith's Bee, No. 3. (Works, vol. ip 61, Putnam's ed.) The most recent form in which I remember...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...several kinds of brutal faces in human features. •' I remember in the life of the famous Prince 1 "The true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal thetn.1 Goldsmith's Bee, No. 3. (Works, vol ip 61, Putnam's ed.) The most recent form in, which I remember...
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Modern English Literature: Its Blemishes and Defects

Henry Hegart Breen - 1857 - 307 pagina’s
...time, in his paper in the " Bee," produces it in the well-known words:— " Men who know the world hold that the true use of speech is not so much to express our wants as to conceal them." Then we have Talleyrand, who is reported to have said,— The latest writer who employs this remark...
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History of Europe: From the Fall of Napoleon, in MDCCCXV to the ..., Volume 3

Archibald Alison - 1858
...hold, and, I think, with some show of reason, that he who knows best how to conceal his necessities and desires, is the most likely person to find redress ; and that the true ияе of speech is not so muck to express our thoughts as to crmceal Itirm." — GOLDSMITH'S bet,...
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The poetical and prose works of Oliver Goldsmith, with life

Oliver Goldsmith - 1859 - 560 pagina’s
...contrary maxims : they hold, and I think with some show-of reason, that he who best knows hew to coneeal his necessity and desires, is the most likely person...to express our wants, as to conceal them. When we refleet on the manner in which mankind generally confer their favours, we shall find, that they who...
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