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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 Tom Jones, a foundling, with illustr. by G. Cruikshank, Volume 2

Henry Fielding - 1876
...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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon ...

Edward Gibbon - 1877 - 238 pages
...in which I sit at this moment shall be reduced to a worse-furnished box, I shall be read with honor by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see."' Book XT 1 1. Chap. I. * Mr. Buffon, from our disregard of thepossibilityof death within the four-and-twenty...
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Boswell's Correspondence with the Honourable Andrew Erskine: And His Journal ...

James Boswell, Andrew Erskine - Corsica (France) - 1879 - 242 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." — " Tom Jones," book xiii., chap. I. Quoted by Gibbon, or his Editor.— ED. PREFACE To THE THIRD...
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Boswell's correspondence with ... Andrew Erskine, and his Journal of a tour ...

James Boswell - 1879
...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." — " Tom Jones," book xiii., chap. I. Quoted by Gibbon, or his Editor.— ED. PREFACE To THE THIRD...
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The works of Henry Fielding, ed. with a biogr. essay by L. Stephen, Volume 2

Henry Fielding - 1882
...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 Works of Henry Fielding, Esq, Volume 2

Henry Fielding - 1882
...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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Fielding

Austin Dobson - 1883 - 184 pages
...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." With no less earnestness, after a mock apostrophe to Wealth, he appeals to Genius : " Teach me [he...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1887
...the little parlour ш 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 nur see." — Book xiii., chap. I. 129 the period which, as the most agreeable of his long life, \\as...
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Self-consciousness of Noted Persons

Ability - 1887 - 187 pages
...in which I sit at this moment shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, I shall be read with honor by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall never know nor see!" B. 1708. LORD CHATHAM. D. 1778. THE Great Commoner, Pitt, afterwards less great...
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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

Henry Fielding - 1890
...little parlour , in which I sit at this instant, shall be reduced to a worse furnished boi, 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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