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" As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted to the perusal of men of learning and genius before they are put in execution. "
The Spectator. ... - Page 149
1789
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The Spectator. Volume the First. [-eighth.].

1744 - 348 pages
...Ignorance or Politenefs of a Nation from the Turn of their publick Monuments and Infcriptions, they fhould be fubmitted to the Perufal of Men of Learning and Genius before they are put in Execution. Sir Cloudejley ShoveF* Monument has very often f'ven me great Offence: Inftead of the brave rough nglifi...
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The Spectator: ...

1778 - 378 pages
...elegance of expreffion and juftnefs of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an...turn of their public monuments and infcriptions, they fhonld be fubmitted to the perufal of men of learning and genius before they are put in execution....
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1801 - 364 pages
...elegance of expreffum, and juftnefs of thought ; and therefore do honour to the living, as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an...turn of their public monuments and infcriptions, they fhould be fubfnitted to the perufal of men of learning and genius, before they are put in execution....
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

1803 - 434 pages
...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should bi; submitted...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

1803 - 420 pages
...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honour to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - 1808 - 416 pages
...which are written with great elegance of expression and justness of thought, and therefore do Iwnour to the living as well as the dead. As a foreigner...is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments -and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and therefore do honor to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of* the ignorance or politeness of a nation, from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811 - 508 pages
...nation, from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted to the perusal of men of learning and genius, before they are put in execution. Sir Cloudesly Shovel's monument has very often given me great offence : instead of the brave rough English...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811 - 802 pages
...selitaphs, which are written with of expression and justness of ..MI- do honour to the living as . Ai « foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 424 pages
...elegance of expression and justness of thought, and which therefore, do henor to the living as well as to the dead. As a foreigner is very apt to conceive an idea of the ignorance or politeness of a nation, from the turn of their public monuments and inscriptions, they should be submitted...
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