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" Her wit she thinks her distinction, therefore knows nothing of the skill of dress, or making her person agreeable. It would make you laugh to see me often, with my spectacles on, lacing her stays, for she is so very a wit, that she understands no ordinary... "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 268
by British essayists - 1803
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Tatler. The Guardian. The Freeholder. The ...

Joseph Addison - 1837
...consulting her glass and her toilet for an hour and an half after her private devotion, sits with her nose full of snuff, and a man's nightcap on her head,...wit, that she understands no ordinary thing in the world. For this reason I have disposed of her to a man of business, who will soon let her see, that...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 3

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1853
...consulting her glass and her toilet for an hour and an half after her private devotion, sits with her nose full of snuff, and a man's nightcap on her head,...wit, that she understands no ordinary thing in the world. For this reason I have disposed of her to a man of business, who will soon let her see, that...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Tatler and Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 8 pages
...and her toilet for an hour and an half after her private devotion, sits with her nose full of snuif, and a man's nightcap on her head, reading plays and...nothing of the skill of dress, or making her person agreeahle. It would make you laugh, to see me often with my spectacles on lacing her stays ; for she...
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The British Essayists: Tatler.-v. 5-12. Spectator.-v. 13-15. Guardian.-v. 16 ...

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1855
...consulting her glass and her toilet for an hour and a half after her private devotions, sits with her nose full of snuff, and a man's night-cap on her head,...agreeable. It would make you laugh to see me often, witli my spectacles on, lacing her stays, for she is so very a wit, that she understands no ordinary...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1856
...consulting her glass and her toilet for an hour and an half after her private devotion, sits with her nose full of snuff, and a man's nightcap on her head,...wit, that she understands no ordinary thing in the world. For this reason I have disposed of her to a man of business, who will soon let her see, that...
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.. The Tatler. The Guardian

Joseph Addison - 1856
...consulting her glass and her toilet for an hour and an half after her private devotion, sits with her nose full of snuff, and a man's nightcap on her head,...wit, that she understands no ordinary thing in the world. For this reason I have disposed of her to a man of business, who will soon let her see, that...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE - 1870
...consulting her glass and her toilet for an hour and an half after her private devotion, sits with her nose full of snuff, and a man's nightcap on her head,...wit, that she understands no ordinary thing in the world. For this reason I have disposed of her to a man of business, who will soon let her see, that...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1888
...her glass and her toilet for an hour and an half after her private devotion, sits with her nose ful] of snuff, and a man's nightcap on her head, reading...wit, that she understands no ordinary thing in the world. For this reason I have disposed of her to a man of business, who will soon let her see, that...
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Isaac Bickerstaff: Physician and Astrologer

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1887 - 192 pages
...consulting her glass and her toilet for an hour and a half after her private devotion, sits with her nose full of snuff and a man's nightcap on her head,...wit, that she understands no ordinary thing in the world. For this reason I have disposed of her to a man of business, who will soon let her see that...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

George Atherton Aitken - English essays - 1898
...and her toilet for an hour and a half after her private devotion, sits with her nose full of snuff,1 and a man's nightcap on her head, reading plays and...wit, that she understands no ordinary thing in the world. For this reason I have disposed of her to a man of business, who will soon let her see, that...
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