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" A sly sinner, creeping along the very edges of the walks, getting behind benches : one hand in his bosom, the other held up to his chin, as if to keep it in its place : afraid of being seen, as a thief of detection. The people of fashion, if he happen... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 149
1926
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The Correspondence of Samuel Richardson ...: Selected from the ..., Volume 2

Samuel Richardson - Novelists, English - 1804
...it in its place : afraid of being seen, as a thief of detection. The people of fashion, if he happen to cross a walk (which he always does with precipitation) unsmiling their faces, as if they thought him in their way ; and he as sensible of so being, stealing in and out of the bookseller's shop, as if he...
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Flowers of Literature: For 1804: Or, Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature ...

English literature - 1805 - 518 pages
...it in its place: afraid of being seen, as a thief of detection. The people of fashion, if he happen to cross a walk, (which he always does with precipitation) unsmiling their faces, as if they thought him in their way; and he, as sensible of so being, stealing in and out of the bookseller's shop, as if he...
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The Novels of Samuel Richardson, Volume 1

Samuel Richardson - 1902
...keep it in place, afraid of being seen as a thief of detection. The people of fashion, if he happen to cross a walk, (which he always does with precipitation),...unsmiling their faces, as if they thought him in the way : and he as sensible of so being, stealing in and out of the book-seller's shop, as if he had one of...
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The Complete Novels, Volume 1

Samuel Richardson - 1902
...keep it in place, afraid of being seen as a thief of detection. The people of fashion, if he happen to cross a walk, (which he always does with precipitation),...unsmiling their faces, as if they thought him in the way: and he as sensible of so being, stealing in and out of the book-seller's shop, as if he had one of...
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Samuel Richardson

Austin Dobson - 1902 - 214 pages
...it in its place : afraid of being seen, as a thief of detection. The people of fashion, if he happen to cross a walk (which he always does with precipitation) unsmiling their faces, as if they thought him in their way ; and he as sensible of so being, stealing in and out of the bookseller's shop, as if he...
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Satire and Sentiment, 1660-1830: Stress Points in the English Augustan Tradition

Claude Julien Rawson - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 309 pages
...it in its place: afraid of heing seen, as a thief of detection. The people offashion, if he happen to cross a walk ;which he always does with precipitation) unsmiling their faces, as if they thought him in their way; and he as sensible of so heing, stealing in and out of the bookseller's shop, as if he had...
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