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" As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted to the perusal of men of learning and genius before they are put in execution. "
The Spectator. ... - Page 151
1789
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The Spectator, Volume 1

1778
...elegance of expreffion and juftnefs of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an...turn of their public monuments and infcriptions, they fhonld be fubmitted to the perufal of men of learning and genius before they are put in execution....
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English imprints - 1801
...elegance of expreffum, and juftnefs of thought ; and therefore do honour to the living, as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an...turn of their public monuments and infcriptions, they fhould be fubfnitted to the perufal of men of learning and genius, before they are put in execution....
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should bi; submitted...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...which are written with great elegance of expression and justness of thought, and therefore do Iwnour to the living as well as the dead. As a foreigner...is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments -and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honor to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of* the ignorance or politeness of a nation, from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...nation, from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted to the perusal of men of learning and genius, before they are put in execution. Sir Cloudesly Shovel's monument has very often given me great offence : instead of the brave rough English...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...selitaphs, which are written with of expression and justness of ..MI- do honour to the living as . Ai « foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and which therefore, do henor to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation, from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...delighted with several modern epitaphs , which are written with great, elegance oŁ expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living...is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation , from the turn of their puLlic monuments and inscriptions . they should be...
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