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" The young man did not want natural talents; but the father of him was a coxcomb, who affected being a fine gentleman so unmercifully, that he could not endure in his sight, or the frequent mention of one who was his son, growing into .manhood, and thrusting... "
The Spectator - Page 92
1753
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The Spectator, Volume 7

1718
...kind. The 1 young Man did not want natural Talents; but the Fa* ther of him was a Coxcomb, who affefted being a fine .' Gentleman fo unmercifully, that he...one, who was his * Son, growing into Manhood, and thnifting him out of '* the gay World. I have often thought the Father took * a fecret pleafure in...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 42

Tobias Smollett - English literature - 1776
...by Dr. Campbell of the obfcurity arifiiig from bad arrangement, accompanied with his own remarks. " The young man did not want natural talents ; but the father of him was a coxcomb, who affefted being a fine gentleman fo unmercifully, that he could not endure in his fight, or the frequent...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 5

1786
...education fuitable to their quality. Poor yottng Antonio is a lamentable inftance •of íH conduft in this kind. The young man did not want natural talents ; but the father of him was a coxcomb, who affefted being a fine gentleman fo unmercifully, that he could not endure ir. his fight, or the frequent...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...preceding instances, suggest a wrong construction. Of this the following will suffice for an example : " The young man did not want natu"ral talents; but the...was a coxcomb, " who affected being a fine gentleman so unmerciful"" ly, that he could not endure in his sight, or the fre" quent mention of one, who was...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...construction. Of this the following will suffice for an example: " The young man did not want natu" ral talents; but the father of him was a coxcomb, " who affected being a fine gentleman so unmerciful" ly, that he could not endure in his sight, or the fre" quent mention of one, who was...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...merely necessary for education suitable to their quality. Poor young Antonio is a lamentable instance of ill conduct in this kind. The young man did not...was a coxcomb, who affected being a fine gentleman so unmercifully, that he could not endure in his sight, or the frequent mention of one, who was his...
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Select British Classics, Volume 17

English literature - 1803
...for education suitable to their quality. Poor young Antonio is a lamentable instance of ill-conduct in this kind. The young man did not want natural talents...was a coxcomb, who affected being a fine gentleman so unmercifully, that he could not endure in his sight, or the frequent mention of one, who was his...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...merely necessary for education suitable to their quality. Poor young Antonio is a lamentable instance of ill conduct in this kind. The young man did not...talents; but the father of him was a coxcomb, who ailected being, a fine gentleman so unmercifully, that he could not endure iu his sight> or the frequent...
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The British Essayists, Volume 13

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...merely necessary for education suitableto their quality. Poor young Antonio is a lamentable instance of ill conduct in this kind. The young man did not...natural talents; but the father of him was a coxcomb, wlio aflected being a fine gentleman so) unmercifully, that he could not endure in his sight; or the...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...education suitableto their quality. Poor young Antonio is a lamentable instance of ill conduct in tiiis kind. The young man did not want natural talents; but the father of him was a coxcomb, who ailected being a fine gentleman so unmercifully, that he could not endure in his sighti or the frequent...
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