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" The idea of publishing a periodical paper in Edinburgh, took its rise in a company of gentlemen, whom particular circumstances of connection brought frequently together. Their discourse often turned upon subjects of manners, of taste, and of literature.... "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 222
by British essayists - 1802
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The British Essayists: The Lounger

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...society afforded; the idea of publication suggested itself as productive of still higher entertainment. pearance, the MIRROR did not admit of much personification...was, than to give himself out for what he was not. It was not, however, without diffidence that such a resolution was taken. From that, and several other...
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The British Essayists;: Mirror

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...afforded; the idea of publication suggested itself as productive of still higher entertainment. appearance, the MIRROR did not admit of much personification of...was, than to give himself out for what he was not. It was not, however, without diffidence that such a resolution was taken. From that, and several other...
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The Works of Henry Mackenzie, Esq, Volume 5

Henry Mackenzie - 1808
...last, he has not much to unravel on that score. From the narrowness of the place of its appearance, the Mirror did not admit of much personification of...company of gentlemen, whom particular circumstances of connection brought frequently together. Their discourse often turned upon subjects of manners, of taste,...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces ..., Volume 35

James Ferguson (advocate.) - English essays - 1819
...last, he has not much to unravel on that score. From the narrowness of the place of its appearance, the MIRROR did not admit of much personification of...what he was, than to give himself out for what he was aot. FF3 The idea of publishing a periodical paper in Edinburgh took its rise in a company of gentlemen,...
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The Mirror: A Periodical Paper Published in Edinburgh in the Years ..., Volume 2

Henry Mackenzie - 1822
...last, he has not much to unravel on that score. From the narrowness of the place of its appearance, the MIRROR did not admit of much personification of its editor : the little disguise he-lias used has been rather to conceal what he was, than to give himself out for what he was not....
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The British Essayists: Mirror

English essays - 1823
...last, he has not much to unravel on that score. From the narrowness of the place of its "ppearance, the MIRRoR did not admit of much personification of...publishing a periodical paper in Edinburgh took its rise ina company of gentlemen, whom particular circumstances of connexion brought frequently together. Their...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volumes 33-34

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...publishing a. periodical paper in Edinburgh,' says Mr. MACKENZIE, in the last number of the MIRROR, 'took its rise in a company of gentlemen, whom particular...subjects of manners, of taste, and of literature. By ope of those accidental resolutions, of which the origin cannot easily be traced, it was determined...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1835
...concluding number of " the Mirror," which appeared on the 17th of May 1780, it is mentioned that " the idea of publishing a periodical paper in Edinburgh...company of gentlemen, whom particular circumstances of connection brought frequently together. Their discourse often turned upon subjects of manners, of taste,...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, Volume 29

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1856
...last, he has not much to unravel on that score. From the narrowness of the place of its appearance, The Mirror did not admit of much personification of...company of gentlemen, whom particular circumstances of connection brought frequently together. Their discourse often turned upon subjects of manners, of taste,...
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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - English literature - 1886 - 460 pages
...Mackenzie, the author of the "Man of Feeling," who gives the following account of its origin : — " The idea of publishing a periodical paper in Edinburgh...company of gentlemen whom particular circumstances of connection brought frequently together. Their discourse often turned upon subjects of manners, of taste,...
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