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" When we see a fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid life and laughter, we may venture to pronounce him a female favourite. "
Letters to Young Ladies - Page 186
by Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1837 - 259 pages
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The Works of Joseph Addison

1870
...coxcomb carries it with them before the man of sense. When we see a fellow loud &nd talkative, fall of insipid life and laughter, we may venture to pronounce him a female favourite : noise and flutter are such accomplishments as they cannot withstancl To be short, the passion of...
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A pink wedding, Volume 3

Richard Mounteney Jephson - 1880
...himself said, in the first place she talked enough for both, and in the second, there was only * ' When we see a fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid...may venture to pronounce him a female favourite.' one voice he preferred hearing to his own, and that was hers. ' I have brought my cousin over to see...
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The Spectator: Selected Papers

Spectator, Sir Richard Steele - 1876 - 276 pages
...it. It has been an old complaint, that the coxcomb carries it with them before the man of sense. When we see a fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid...we may venture to pronounce him a female favourite. Noise and nutter are such accomplishments as they cannot withstand. To be short, the passion of an...
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Selections from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 pages
...it. It has been an old complaint, that the coxcomb carries it with them before the man of sense. When we see a fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid...we may venture to pronounce him a female favourite : noise and flutter are such accomplishments as they cannot withstand. To be short, the 30 passion...
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Selections from the Spectator of Addison and Steele

A. Meserole - 1896 - 410 pages
...It has been an old complaint, that the coxcomb carries it with them before the man of sense. /When we see a fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid...laughter, we may venture to pronounce him a female favorite. Noise and flutter are such accomplishments as they cannot withstand. To be short, the passion...
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THE SPECTATOR

1897
...it It has been an old Complaint, That the Coxcomb carries it with them before the Man of Sense, When we see a Fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid...we may venture to pronounce him a female Favourite * Noise and Flutter are such Accomplishments as they cannot withstand, To be short, the Passion of...
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Pamphlets in Philology and the Humanities, Volume 13

Ballads, English - 1893
...which is natural to them, than to such as are qualified to moderate and counterbalance it. ... When we see a fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid...we may venture to pronounce him a female favourite : . . . ."—Spectator, No. 128. forces mi'me par les temps et les occasions, que la vertu parfaite...
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Proposing Men: Dialectics of Gender and Class in the Eighteenth-century ...

Shawn L. Maurer - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 306 pages
..."It has been an old Complaint, That the Coxcomb carries it with them before the Man of Sense. When we see a Fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid...we may venture to pronounce him a female Favourite: Noise and Flutter are such Accomplishments as they cannot withstand."57 Whereas men of sense might...
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The Clothes that Wear Us: Essays on Dressing and Transgressing in Eighteenth ...

Jessica Munns, Penny Richards - Literary Collections - 1999 - 362 pages
..."It has been an old Complaint, That the Coxcomb carries it with them before the Man of Sense. When we see a Fellow loud and talkative, full of insipid...we may venture to pronounce him a female Favourite: Noise and Flutter are such Accomplishments as they cannot withstand. ;;33 Whereas men of sense might...
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