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" Flowers of rhetoric in sermons and serious discourses are like the blue and red flowers in corn, pleasing to those who come only for amusement, but prejudicial to him who would reap the profit from it. "
The Literary panorama - Page 809
1818
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 4

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754
...to keep a foo] conftantly in good humour with himfelf and with others, is no very eafy tafk. XLHI. The difference between what is commonly called ordinary company and good company, is only hearing the fame things faid in a little room or in a large falon, at fmall tables or at great tables, before two...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ..

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1760
...a fool conftantly in good humour with himfelf and with others, is no very eafy ta/k. XLIII. XLIII. The difference between what is commonly called Ordinary company and good company, is only hearing the fame things faid in a little room or in a large ; Isflon, at fmall tables or at great tables, before...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...conftantly in good humour with himfelf aad with others, is no very ealy talk. XLIL The difference betwixt what is commonly called ordinary company and good company, is only hearing the fame things faid in & little room, or in a large falon, at final! tablef, oral great tables, before...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 4

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...to keep a fool conftantly in good humour with himfelf and with others, is no very eafy tafk. XLIII. The difference between what is commonly called ordinary company and good company, is only hearing the fame things faid in a little room or in a large faloon, at fmall tables or at great tables, before...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...conftantly in good humour with, himlelf andi with others, is no very eaiy tafk XLII. The difference betwixt what is commonly called ordinary company and good company, is only hearing the fame things faid in a little room, or in a large falon, at fmall tables, or at great tables, before...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...; and to keep a fool conftantly in good humour with himfelf, and with others, is no very eafy talk. The difference between what is commonly called ordinary company and good company, is only hearing the fame things faid in a little room, or in a large faloon, at fmall tables or at great tables, before...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...rhetorick, in sermons and serious discourses, are like the blue and red flowers in corn, pleasing to them who come only for amusement, but prejudicial to him who would reap the profit. XXX. When two people compliment each other with the choice of any thing, each of them generally gets...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...rhetorick, in sermons and serious discourses, are like the blue and red flowers in corn, pleasing to them who come only for amusement, but prejudicial to him who would reap the profit. XXX. When two people compliment each other with the choice of any thing, each of them generally gets...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...generosity if he were a rich man. Flowers of rhetoric in sermons or serious discourses , are like the blue and red flowers in corn , pleasing to those who come...but prejudicial to him who would reap the profit. It often happens that those are the best people, whose characters have been most injured by slanderers...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1806
...and to keep a fool conftantly in good humour with himfelf, and with others, is no Very eafy taflc. The difference between what is commonly called ordinary company and good company, is only hearing the fame things faid in a little room, or in a large faloon, at fmall tables or at great tables, before...
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