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" If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren, uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us besides... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 216
1825
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The Craftsman, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1737
...Diamond Necklace out of the Bowels of Inddftan. " If We confider our own Country in its natural Profpect, without any of the Benefits and Advantages of Commerce,...uncomfortable Spot of Earth falls to our Share? Natural Hiftorians tell us, that no Fruit grows originally among us, be.ldes Hips and Haws, jfcorns and Pig-Nuts,...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1778
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indoftan. If we confider our own country in its natural profpeft, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren uncomfortable fpot of earth falls to our fliare ! Natural hiftorians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...earth falls to our /hare ! Natural hiftorians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us btfides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of the like nature : that our climate, of itfelf, and without the afllftance of art, can make no farther advances towards a plum than a i\oe,...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indoftan. If we confider our own country in its natural profpedl, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren uncomfortable fpot of earth falls to our mare ! Natural hiftorians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among...
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The Addisonian miscellany, a selection from the Spectator, Tatler, and ...

Joseph Addison - 1801
...necklace out of the bowels of Hittdoftan. • , If we confider our own country in its natural pro£pect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren, uncomfortable fpot of earth falls to our fhare ! Natural hiftorians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 7

British essayists - 1802
...brocade petticoat rises out of the mines of Peru, and the diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect,...besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other E 2 delicacies of the like nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistance of art,...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...brocade petticoat rises out of the mines of Peru, and the diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect,...tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us, befides hips and haws, acorns ana pig-nuts, with other E 2 delicacies of the like nature ; that our...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803
...zone; and the tippet from beneath the pole. The brocade petticoat rises out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect,...to our share ! Natural Historians tell us, that no fruitgrowsoriginallyamongus, besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of the...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...zone; and the tippet from beneath the pole. The brocade petticoat rises out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect,...to our share! Natural Historians tell us, that no fruitgrowsoriginallyamongus, besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of the...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...brocade petticoat rises out of the mines of Peru, and the diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect,...itself, and without the assistance of art, can make no farther advances towards a. plumb than to a sloe, and carries an apple to no greater perfection than...
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