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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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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

Autobiographies - 1830 - 336 pages
...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 ace." Book xiii. cha|> 1. The present is a fleeting moment ; the past is no more ; and our prospect...
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The history of Tom Jones

Henry Fielding - English literature - 1832
...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 Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...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." Book xiii. ch. 1. our booksellers, and the measure of their liberality is the least ambiguous test...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1837 - 848 pages
...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." Book xiii. ch. 1. our booksellers, and the measure of their liberality is the least ambiguous test...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - Historians - 1839 - 496 pages
...the little parlour in which I ģil 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," Book xiii. chap.l. success. Perhaps the golden mediocrity of my fortune has contributed to fortify...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 396 pages
...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." Book xiii. chap. 1 . " Mr. Button, from our disregard of the possihility of death within the four-and-twenty...
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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...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." Book xiii. chap. i. I shall soon enter into the period which, as the most agreeable of his long life,...
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The works of Henry Fielding, with memoir of the author, by T. Roscoe

Henry Fielding - 1845
...the 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 Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ...

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...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." Book xiii. ch. 1. mon success. Perhaps the golden mediocrity of my fortune has contributed to fortify...
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Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...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." Book xiii. eh. 1. mon success. Perhaps the golden mediocrity of my fortune has contributed to fortify...
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