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" Do thou teach me not only to foresee, but to enjoy, nay, even to feed on future praise. Comfort me by a solemn assurance, that when the little parlour in which I sit at this instant, shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, I shall be read with honour... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 345
1926
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...which 1 sit at this moment shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, I shall be ' read with honourby those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither ' know nor see." Book xiii. ch. 1. observe that two causes, the abbreviation of time, and the failure of hope, will...
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Tom Jones

Henry Fielding, Arthur Murphy - 1806
...parlour in which I sit at this instant, shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, I shall be read, \vith honour, by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor phantoms of imagination clothe : whom the well-seasoned...
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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Volume 3

Henry Fielding - 1808
...little parlour, in which I set at this instant, shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, 1 shall be read, with honour, by those who never knew nor saw me^ and whom 1 shall neither know nor see. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no> airy forms uor phantoms of imagination...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814
...the little parlour in which I sit at this moment, shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, I shall be read with honour by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor sec." Book xiii. chap. 1. * Mr. Buffon, from our disregard of the possibility^ death within the four...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...parlour in which I sit at ' this moment shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, I shall be read 1 with honour by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall nci' ther know nor see." Book xiii. ch. 1. t Mr. Buffon, from our disregard of the possibility of death...
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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling, Volume 3

Henry Fielding - 1820
...little parlour, in which I sit at this instant, shall be reduced to a worse-furnished box, I shall be read, with honour, by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor phantoms of imagination clothe ; whom the well-seasoned...
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces ..., Volume 21, Part 3

English literature - 1820
...little parlour, in which I sit at this instant, shall be reduced to a worse-furnished box, I shall be read, with honour, by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor phantoms of imagination clothe; whom the well-seasoned...
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The novels of Henry Fielding ... complete in one volume. To which is ...

Henry Fielding - 1821
...the little parlour in which I ait at this instant shall be reduced to a worse-furnished box, I shall be read, with honour, by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see. And thou ! much plumper dame, whom no airy in a Treckschuyte in some Dutch canal the fat ufrow gelt,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...the little parlour in which I sit at this moment shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, I shall be read with honour by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see." Hook xiii. chap 1. The present is a fleeting moment ; the past is no more ; and our prospect of futurity...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...tue little parlour in which I sit at this moment shall be reduced to a werse furnished box, I shrill be read with honour by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see." Bookxiii.cn. 1. t Mr. Bulfon, from our disregard of the possibility of death within the fonr-and-twentv...
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