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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 Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 7

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1898
...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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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 22

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...civil or criminal — not even for the decision of metes and bounds. 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 never can amuse themselves...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 8

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...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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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1899 - 325 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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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1900 - 360 pages
...civil or criminal, not even for 35 the decision of meers and bounds. " At ninety they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of...without increasing or diminishing. In talking, they for40 get the common appellation of things, and the names of persons, even of those who are their nearest...
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Satvrae XIV.: Fourteen satires

Juvenal - 1900 - 471 pages
...repulsive picture of the Struldbrugs (Gulliver's Travels Part п. с. x): 'at ninety they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age no distinction of taste, but eat and drink whatever they can 'et, without relish or appetite. The diseases they were subject to still intinue, without increasing...
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World

Jonathan Swift - Gulliver, Lemuel (Fictitious character) - 1901 - 383 pages
...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...diminishing. In talking, they forget the common appellation pf things, and the names of persons, even of those who are their nearest friends and relations. For...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1885
...the decision of meers and bounds. "At ninety they lose their teeth and hair; they have at that age m> distinction of taste, but eat and drink whatever they...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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English Prose from Mandeville to Ruskin

William Peacock - English literature - 1903 - 379 pages
...either civil or criminal, not even for the decision of moors 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 English humourists

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1905
...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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