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" At ninety they lose their teeth and hair, they have at that age no distinction of taste, but eat and drink whatever they can get, without relish or appetite. The diseases they were subject to still continue without increasing or diminishing. In talking... "
Miscellanies... - Page 84
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 592 pages
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The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1889
...civil or criminal, not even for the decision of meers and bounds. " At ninety they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of...persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason, they can never amuse themselves with reading, because their memory...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: English Literature in Eight Chapters

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1890 - 302 pages
...assistance, because they want many bad qualities which abound in others. ... At ninety, they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of...nearest friends and relatives. For the same reason they never can amuse themselves with reading, because their memory will not serve to carry them from the...
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TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD

W. C. TAYLOR - 1890
...civil or criminal, not even for the decision of meers and bounds. " At ninety, they lose their teeth and hair : they have at that age no distinction of...persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason, they never can amuse themselves with reading, because their memory...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 16

Richard Garnett - Anthologies - 1890
...either Civil or Criminal, not even for the Decision of Meers and Bounds. At Ninety they lose their Teeth and Hair, they have at that age no Distinction of...Appetite. The Diseases they were subject to still continuing without encreasing or diminishing. In talking they forgot the common Appellation of things,...
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Thackeray's Works, Volume 8

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1891
...civil or criminal, not even for the decision of meers and bounds. " At ninety they lose their teeth and hair ; they have at that age no distinction of...persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason, they can never amuse themselves with reading, because their memory...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - Literature - 1891 - 382 pages
...either civil or criminal, not even for the decision of meers and bonds. At ninety they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of...appellation of things and the names of persons, even those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason, they 77 •ever can amuse themselves...
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Dean Swift and His Writings

Gerald Patrick Moriarty - 1893 - 341 pages
...because they want many bad qualities which abound in others. . . . "At ninety they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of...persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason they never can amuse themselves with reading, because their memory will...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1894 - 313 pages
...assistance, because they want many bad qualities which abound in others. ... At ninety, they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of...nearest friends and relatives. For the same reason they never can amuse themselves with reading, because their memory will not serve to carry them from the...
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Selections from the British Satirists: With an Introductory Essay by Cecil ...

Cecil Headlam - English literature - 1897 - 329 pages
...civil or criminal, not even for the decision of meers and bounds. ' At ninety, they loose their teeth and hair ; they have at that age no distinction of...persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason, they never can amuse themselves with reading, because their memory...
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Selections from the British Satirists: With an Introductory Essay by Cecil ...

Cecil Headlam - English literature - 1897 - 329 pages
...civil or criminal, not even for the decision of meers and bounds. ' At ninety, they loose their teeth and hair ; they have at that age no distinction of...persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations. For the same reason, they never can amuse themselves with reading, because their memory...
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