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" I will report no other wonder but this, that though I lived with him, and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man : with such staidness of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace and reverence above greater years. His... "
The National Quarterly Review - Page 120
1862
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 240 pages
...lived with him, and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man; with fuch fleadinefs of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace and reverence above greater years. His talk was ever of knowledge; and his very play tended to enrich his mind." He was an aBive fupporter of the...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1796
...lived with him, and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man; with fuch fteadinefs of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace and reverence above grcater.years. His talk was ever of knowledge; and his very play tended to enrich his mind." He was...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 2

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809
...lived with him, and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man, with such staiednesse of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace...above that which they had usually read or taught. Which eminence by nature and industry, made his worthy father style sir Philip in my hearing (though...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

1809
..."lined with him, and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man, with such staiednesse of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace...talk ever of knowledge, and his very play tending to enricb his mind ; so as even his teachers found something in him to obserre, and learn, above that...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1810
...lived with him, and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man, with such staiednesse of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace...above that which they had usually read or taught. Which eminence by nature and industry, made his worthy father style Sir Philip in my hearing (though...
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Select Reviews, Volume 2

1809
...man, with such staiednesse of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace and reverence ahove greater years. His talk ever of knowledge, and his...so as even his teachers found something in him to ohserve, and learn, ahove that which they had usually read or taught. Which eminence hy nature and...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Biography - 1816
...with him and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man : with such a steadiness of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace and reverence above greater years. His * This was, indeed, the age of female excellence. Now flourished Lady Jane Gray, and her sisters; the...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...with him and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man : with such a steadiness of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace and reverence above greater years. His * This was, indeed, the age of female excellence. Now flourished Lady Jane Gray, and her sisters; the...
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Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...wit! i him, and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man, with such a steadiness of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace and reverence above his years." At the age of twelve years he addressed his father in two letters, written in Latin and...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 3

Reuben Percy - Anecdotes - 1826
...lived with him, and knew him from a child, yet I never knew him other than a man, with such steadiness of mind, lovely and familiar gravity, as carried grace and reverence above greater years. His talk was ever of knowledge j and jiig very play tended to enrich his mind." ADMIRAL DRAKE. Admiral Drake,...
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