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" He was of very easy, I may say, of very pleasing access ; but something slow, and, as it were, diffident in his advances to others. He had something in his nature, that abhorred intrusion into any society whatsoever. "
The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ... - Page 462
by John Dryden - 1800
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The Poetical Register: Or, The Lives and Characters of All the ..., Volume 1

Giles Jacob - Dramatists, English - 1719 - 334 pages
...Over/iglit or Miftakes. He was " of very eafy, I may fay of very pleafing Accefs, but " fomewhat flow, and, as it were, diffident in his " Advances to others. He had fomething in his " Nature that abhorr'd Intrufion into any Society "- whatsoever. Indeed it is to be...
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The Poetical Register: Or, The Lives and Characters of All the ..., Volume 1

Giles Jacob - Dramatists, English - 1723 - 490 pages
...Overfight or Miftakes. He was " of very eafy, I may fay of very pleafing Accefs, but " fomewhat flow, and, as it were, diffident in his " Advances to others. He had fomething in his " Nature that abhorr'd Intrufion into any Society " whatfoevcr. Indeed it is to be...
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The English Baronetage: Containing a Genealogical and Historical ..., Volume 1

Arthur Collins - Baronetage - 1741
...overfight or miftakes. He was of very eafy, I may fayť ' of very pleafmg acccfs. But fomething flow, and as it were * diffident in his advances to others. He had fomething in his ' nature that abhorred intrufion into any fociety whatfoever. * Indeed it is to be...
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The British Theater: Containing the Lives of the English Dramatic Poets ...

William Rufus Chetwood - Actors - 1752 - 200 pages
...Overfights or Miftakes. He was of very *• eafy, I may fay of very pleafmg Accefs, but fomewhat ' flow, and as it were diffident in his Advances to' others. He had fomething in his Nature that ab' horred Intrufion inio any Society whatfoever. In' deed it is to be...
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Select and Remarkable Epitaphs on Illustrious and Other Persons ..., Volume 1

John Hackett - Epitaphs - 1757 - 288 pages
...his own Overfights or Miftakes. He was ofveryer.fv, and indeed pleafing Accefs ; but fomething flow, and, as it were,, diffident in his Advances to others. He had fomething in his Nature that abhorred Intrufion into any Society whatfoever, and eafily difcountenanced...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...his own overfights or miffakes. He was of very eafy, and indeed pleafing accefs; but fomething flow, and, as it were, diffident in his advances to others. He had fomething in his nature, that abhorr'd intru(ion into any fociety whatever; and eafily difcountenanc'd...
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The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account ...

Thomas Wotton, Richard Johnson - Baronetage - 1771 - 36 pages
...overfight or miftakes. He was of very eafy, 1 may fay, of very pleafmg accefs. But fomethiug flow, and as it were diffident in his advances to others. He had fomething in his nature that abhorred intrufion into any ibcicty whatfoever. Indeed it is to be regretted,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...very easy, I may " say, of very pleasing access : hut something slow, " and, as it were, dilT,dent in his advances to others. " He had something in his nature that abborred in" trusion in any society whatsoever ; and indeed it is '' to be regretted that he was rather...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...went beyond his pro." feffions. He was of a very eafy, of "very pleafing accefs; but fomewhat " flow, and, as it were, diffident in his " advances to others : he had that in " his nature which abhorred intrufion " into any fociety whatever. He was ** therefore 'lefs...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1772
...went beyond his pro" feffions. He was of a very eafy, of " very pleafing accefs ; but fomewhat " flow, and, as it were, diffident in his " advances to others : he had that in " his nature which abhorred intrufion " into any fociety whatever. He was " thereDRYDE N. 135...
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