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" But he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the wellenchanting skill of music; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh unto you, with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the... "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 12
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 205

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1907
...gives us (to quote Sidney again) ' what' soever may make the too-loved earth more lovely.' . . . ' With ' a tale forsooth he cometh unto you, with a...holdeth ' children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner.' And that the tale so holds us is a fact that can never be explained. ABT. V.— COLONIAL...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...words set_ in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, . the well enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...•virtue ; even as the child is often brought to takę most wholesome things, by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste : which if one should...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for, the well enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...the chimney corner ; and pretending no more, doth in? tend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought to...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied \vith, or prepared for. the well enchanting skill of music ; and with a tale, forsooth, he cometh...the chimney corner ; and pretending no more, doth in-> tend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue ; even as the child is often brought to...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 10

Books - 1824
...interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness; but he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for,...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 10

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1824
...interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness; but he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for,...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner ;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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The retrospective review, Volume 10

1824
...interpretations, and load the memory with doubtfulness; but he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for,...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney-corner;* and pretending no more, doth intend the winning of the * We have here, undoubtedly,...
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The New-York Literary Gazette and Phi Beta Kappa Repository, Volume 1

1826
...memory with douhtfulness ; hut he 152 cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, cither accompanied with, or prepared for, the well-enchanting...which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimneycorner ; and pretenling no more, doth intend the winning of the mind from wickedness to virtue,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...interpretations; and load the memory with doubtfulness; but he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for,...mind from wickedness to virtue; even as the child is most often brought to take most wholesome things by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste.—Sir...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...interpretations; and load the memory with doubtfulness; but he cometh to you with words set in delightful proportion, either accompanied with, or prepared for,...mind from wickedness to virtue; even as the child is most often brought to take most wholesome things by hiding them in such other as have a pleasant taste.—...
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