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" Roman historians, who attempted, says he, to carry me into the subterraneous apartment ; and perhaps would have done it, had it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman, pointing to Polybius, who was the only person, except my own countrymen, that... "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 305
by British essayists - 1803
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - English essays - 1709
...it not been for the impartiality of this Gentleman, pointing 10 Polylius, who was the only perfon, except my own countrymen, that was willing to conduct me hither. The Carthaginian took his feat, and Pcmpey entered with great dignity in his own perfon, and preceded by feveral hiilorians....
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1784
...it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman, pointing to Polybius, who was the only perfon, except my own countrymen, that was willing to conduct me hither. The Carthaginian took his feat, and Pompey entered with great dignity in his own perfon, and preceded by feveral hiftorians....
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...perhaps would have done it, had it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman, pointing to Polybius, who was the only person, except my own countrymen,...the table, was going to sit down himself, had not the latter whispered him, that whatever pretence he might otherwise have had, he forfeited his claim...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...perhaps would have done it, had it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman, pointing to Polybius, who was the only person, except my own countrymen,...the table, was going to sit down himself, had not the latter whispered him, that whatever pretence he might otherwise have had, he forfeited his claim...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804
...would have done it, had it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman, (pointing to Polybius,) who was the only person, except my own countrymen,...the table, was going to sit down himself, had not the latter whispered him, :" That whatever pretence he might otherwise have had, he forfeited his claim...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...Polybius, ' who was the only person, except my own countrymen, that was witling to conduct me hither.' TJie Carthaginian took his seat, and Pompey entered with...observing Homer and Virgil at the table, was going to sit dpwn himself, had not'the latter whispered him, that whatever pretence he might otherwise have had,...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...would have done it, had it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman,' pointing to Polybius, 'who was the only person, except my own countrymen,...the table, was going to sit down himself, had not the latter whispered him, that whatever pretence he might otherwise have had, he forfeited his claim...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, a New Ed., with ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...perhaps, would have done it, had it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman, pointing to Polybiusj who was the only person, except my own countrymen,...the table, was going to sit down himself, had not the latter whispered him. That whatever pretence he might otherwise have had, he forfeited his claim...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...perhaps would have done it, had it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman, pointing to Polybius, who was the only person, except my own countrymen,...the table, .was going to sit down himself, had not the latter whispered him, that whatever pretence he might otherwise have had, he forfeited his claim...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous essays

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...perhaps would have done it, had it not been for the impartiality of this gentleman, pointing to Polybius, who was the only person, except my own countrymen,...the table, was going to sit down himself, had not the latter whispered him, that whatever pretence he might otherwise have had, he forfeited his claim...
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