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" There is a certain dignity in retiring from life at a time, when the infirmities of age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in which I never much delighted. I was not formed for the bustle of the busy, nor the dissipation... "
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The Man of Feeling

Henry Mackenzie - Benevolence - 1771 - 268 pages
...of the if.;:-: bafy, nor the diffipation of the gayr'-*'. thoufand things occurred where I blufhed for the impropriety of my conduct when I thought on the world, though my reafon told me I fhould have blufhe^fti have done otherwife. — It was a fcene of diffimulation, of...
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The Man of Feeling

Henry Mackenzie - Benevolence - 1800 - 176 pages
...when the infirmities of age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in •which I never much delighted. I was not formed...reason told me I should have blushed to have done otherwise.—It was a scene of dissimulation, of restraint, of disappointment. I leave it to enter...
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The Man of Feeling

Henry Mackenzie - 1801 - 148 pages
...the buftle of the bufy, nor the diffipation of the gay; a thoufand things occurred, where I blufhed for the impropriety of my conduct when I thought on the world, though my reafon told me I fhould have blufhed to have done otherwife.— It was a fcene of diffimulation, of...
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The Works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 1

Henry Mackenzie - 1808
...when the infirmities of age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in which I never much delighted. I was not formed for...reason told me I should have blushed to have done otherwise. It was a scene of dissimulation, of restraint, of disappointment. I leave it to enter on...
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The Works of Henry Mackenzie ...: The man of feeling, and Miscellaneous pieces

Henry Mackenzie - 1815
...when the infirmities of age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in which I never much delighted. I was not formed for...reason told me I should have blushed to have done otherwise. — It was a scene of dissimulation, of restraint, of disappointment. I leave it to enter...
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The miscellaneous works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 1

Henry Mackenzie - 1815
...when the infirmities of age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in which I never much delighted. I was not formed for...nor the dissipation of the gay; a thousand things occured, where I blushed for the impropriety of my conduct when I thought on the world, though my reason...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 1

Henry Mackenzie - 1820
...when the infirmities oi age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in which I never much delighted. I was not formed for...reason told me I should have blushed to have done otherwise. — It was a scene of dissimulation, of restraint, of disappointment. I leave it to enter...
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The man of feeling: and Julia de Roubigné, a tale

Henry Mackenzie - 1820 - 114 pages
...when the infirmities of age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in which I never much delighted. I was not formed for...dissipation of the gay : a thousand things occurred, where 1 blushed for the impropriety of my conduct when I thought on the world, though my reason told me I...
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The Novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, Dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823 - 659 pages
...when the infirmities of age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in which I never much delighted. I was not formed for...reason told me I should have blushed to have done otherwise. It was a scene of dissimulation, of restraint, of disappointment. I leave it to enter on...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 214 pages
...when the infirmities of age have not sapped our faculties. This world, my dear Charles, was a scene in which I never much delighted. I was not formed for...reason told me I should have blushed to have done otherwise. It was a scene of dissimulation, of restraint, of disappointment. I leave it to enter on...
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