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" We had little politics ; though he gave me, in a few words, such a character of Pitt, as one great man should give of another his rival : much of books, from my own, on which he flattered me very pleasantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights ; much about... "
The Monthly magazine - Page 269
by Monthly literary register - 1805
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...pleafantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights: much about the country , my garden (which he underftands far better than I do ) , and , upon the •whole,...would do fo •were he minifter. The next morning I gave him a guide to walk him about the town and country , and invited fome company to meet him at dinner....
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1796 - 726 pages
...pleafantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights : much about the country, my garden (which he underflands far better than I do), and, upon the whole, I think...and would do fo were he minifter. The next morning I gave him a guide to walk him about the town and country, and invited fome company to meet him at dinner....
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 22

1806
...pleaiantiy, to Homer and the Arabian Niglits y much about tiie coantry, my garden (which he undcrrtand« far better than I do), and, upon the whole, I think he envies me, and ио-ld do lo were he minuten The nert monung I yave him a güije to walk him about the town and country,...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...pleasantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights : much about the country, my garden, (which he understands far better than I do) and, upon the whole, I think he envies me, and would do So were he minister. The next morning I gave him a guide to walk him about the town and country, and...
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The Life of ... Charles James Fox: ... His Political Career and a ...

B. C. Walpole - 1811 - 104 pages
...pleasantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights ; much about the country, my garden, (which he understands far better than I do) and upon the whole I think he envies me, and would do so were he minister. The next morning I pave hirn a guide to walk with him about the town and country,...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...and the Arahian Nights : much about the country, my garden, (which h« understands far better than T do), and, upon the whole, I think he envies me, and would do so were he minister. The next morning I gave him a guide to walk him about the town and country, and...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Biography - 1814
...pleasantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights : much about the country, my garden, (which he understands far better than I do,) and, upon the whole, I think he envies me, and would do so were he a minister. The next morning I gave him a guide to walk him about the town and country,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...pleasantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights : much about the country, my garden, (which he understands far better than I do ;) and, upon the whole, I think he envies me, and would do so, were he a minister. The next morning I gave him a guide to walk him about the town and country,...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

Autobiographies - 1830
...pleasantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights : much about the country, my garden, (which he understands far better than I do ;) and, upon the whole, I think he envies me, and would do so, were he a minister. The next morning I gave him a guide to walk him about the town and country,...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 2

1829
...pleasantly, to Homer and the Arabian Nights ; much about the country, my garden — which he understands far better than I do ; and, upon the whole, I think he envies me, and would do were be minister." Gibbon was right. Fox's natural element was the pure air of the country — silvan...
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