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" He was some years a captain, and behaved himself with great gallantry in several engagements and at several sieges; but having a small estate of his own, and being next heir to Sir Roger, he has quitted a way of life in which no man can rise suitably... "
Selections from the Spectator - Pagina 8
door Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 pagina’s
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The Beauties of the Spectator, Tatler, and Guardian,

G. Hamoničre - 1819 - 390 pagina’s
...engagements and at several sieges ; but having a small estate of his own, and being next heir to Sir Roger, he has quitted a way of life in which no man can rise...profession where merit is placed in so conspicuous a view, impudencç should get the better of modesty. When he has talked to this purpose, I never heard him...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 788 pagina’s
...ihat name, who km k»a fcfc 09 the H<,yaK«orge of 100 guai, whieu mnk it Spittosxt, Ana;. i», irfa. n towns and cities. I have before hinted at some of my friend's exploits :• he has in his you 03 well as a soldier. I have heard him often lament, that in a profession where merit is placed in...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 5-6

British essayists - 1823 - 886 pagina’s
...engagements and at several sieges ; but having a small estate of his own, and being next heir to Sir Roger, he has quitted a way of life in which no man can rise...should get the better of modesty. When he has talked to this purpose, I never heard him make a sour expression, but frankly confess that he left the world...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823 - 356 pagina’s
...Kempenfelt, who deplorably lost his life, when the Royal George of 100 guns unk at Spithead, Aug. 2<>, 1782. of life in which no man can rise suitably to his merit,...should get the better of modesty. When he has talked to this purpose, I never heard him make a sour expression, but frankly confess that he left the world,...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volumes 5-6

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823 - 642 pagina’s
...Kempenfelt, who deplorably lost hisTife, when the Royal George of 100 guns unk at Spithead, Aug. 29, 1782. of life in which no man can rise suitably to his merit,...should get the better of modesty. When he has talked to this purpose, I never heard him make a sour expression, but frankly confess that he left the world,...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 1

1824 - 310 pagina’s
...engagements, and at several sieges; but having a small estate of his own, and being next heir to Sir Roger, he has quitted a way of life, in which no man can...should get the better of modesty. When he has talked to this purpose, I never heard him make a sour expression, but frankly confess that he left the world,...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836 - 938 pagina’s
...engagements and at several sieges; but having a smitll estate of his own, and being next heir to Sir Roger, men.' C. Na 48.] Wcdnetday, Afiril 25, 1711. Per...received their letters. The most effectual way will be t this purpose, I never heard him make a sour expression, but frankly confess that he left the world,...
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Spectator (The)

1836 - 714 pagina’s
...estate of his own, and being next heir ш Sir Roger, he has quitted a way of life in which no man ran r actions, to unravel all your de. signs, and discover every s an well as a soldier. I have heard him often lament, that in a profession where merit is placed in...
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The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837 - 480 pagina’s
...engagements and at several sieges; but having a small estate of his own, and being next heir to Sir Roger, he has quitted a way of life in which no man can rise suitably to nis merit, who is not something of a courtier as well as a soldier. Lhaye heard him often lament, that...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842 - 944 pagina’s
...engagements and at several sieges; but having a small estate of his own, and bein;>; next heir to Sir Roger, " A B C I $ 8 nis merit, who is not something of a courtier as well as a soldier. I have heard him often lament,...
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