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" ... prevailed ; still he tapped his snuff-box ; still he smirked and smiled, and rounded his periods with the same air of good-breeding, as if he were conversing with men. His mouth, mellifluous as Plato's, was a round hole nearly in the centre of his... "
The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles ... - Page 189
1830
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

American periodicals - 1830
...but it was done more suo, his mannerism prevail ed ; still he tapped his snuff-box, still he smirked and smiled, and rounded his periods with the same...His mouth, mellifluous as Plato's, was a round hole, in the centre of his visage." This last touch of description is not very complimentary to the historian...
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Random Records, Volume 1

George Colman - Actors - 1830
...light and playful, suiting his matter to the capacity of the boy ; — but it was done more siid ; — still his mannerism prevail'd ; — still he tapp'd...Plato's, was a round hole, nearly in the centre of his visage. Perhaps the reader may think himself relieved in finding that I have no other celebrated persons...
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The Dublin Literary Gazette, Or Weekly Chronicle of Criticism, Belles ...

English literature - 1830
...to the capacity of the boy ; — but it was done more sud ;* — still his mannerism prerail'd ; — still he tapp'd his snuff-box, — still he smirk'd....Plato's, was a round hole, nearly in the centre of his visage. ' ".Perhaps the reader may think himself relieved in finding that I have no other celebrated...
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Random Records, Volume 1

George Colman - Actors - 1830
...was done more sud;—still his mannerism prevail'd ; —still he tapp'tl his snuff-box,—still he smirk'd, and smiled; and rounded his periods with...air of good-breeding, as if he were conversing with men.—His mouth, mellifluous as Plato's, was a round hole, nearly in the centre of his visage. Perhaps...
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Random Records, Volume 1

George Colman - Actors - 1830
...light and playful, suiting his matter to the capacity of the boy ; — but it was done more sud ; — still his mannerism prevail'd ; — still he tapp'd his snuff-box, — still he smirk'd, and smiled j and rounded his periods with the same air of good-breeding, as if he were conversing with men. —...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1831
...mure snu ;— still his mannerism prevailed ; — still he tapped his snuff-box. — still he smirked, and smiled ; and rounded his periods with the same...Plato's, was a round hole, nearly in the centre of his visage." — Vol. ip 121. — ED.} of them may have also fortune and rank, and so may have a double...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...tapped his snuff-box, — still he smirked, and smiled ; and rounded his periods with the same air rf good-breeding, as if he were conversing with men —...Plato's, was a round hole, nearly in the centre of his visage." — Vol. ip 121. — ED.] 2 [Mr. Samuel Sharpe, a surgeon, who travelled for bis health, and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1835
.../>•>; — still his mannerism prevailed; — still he tapped1 his snuff-box, — still he smirked, and smiled; and rounded his periods with the same...Plato's, was a round hole, nearly in the centre of his visage." — Vol. i. p. 12!.— ED.] 1 [.Mr. Samuel Sharpe, a surgeon, who traveU led for his health,...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - Historians - 1839 - 455 pages
...snuff-box, still he smirked and smiled, and rounded his periods with the same air of good breeding as if he were conversing with men. His mouth, mellifluous...Plato's, was a round hole, nearly in the centre of his visage. — Vol. ip 121. Mr. Croker's Note. — M. CHAP. VIII. Mr. Gibbon settles in London. — Bee/ins...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - Literature - 1840 - 357 pages
...snuff-box, still he smirked and smiled, and rounded his periods with the same air of good breeding as if he were conversing with men. His mouth, mellifluous...Plato's, was a round hole, nearly In the centre of his visage.— Vol. ip 121. Mr. Croker's Note.— M. CHAPTER VIII. Mr. Gibbon settles in London. —Begins...
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