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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 Works of Henry Fielding: Tom Jones. 1893

Henry Fielding - 1893
...in which I sit at this instant shall be reduced to a worse furnished box, I shall be read with tat 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 cloathe ; whom the well-seasoned...
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The Complete Works of Henry Fielding, Esq: The history of Tom Jones, a foundling

Henry Fielding, William Ernest Henley - 1902
...in which I sit at this instant 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. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor phantoms of imagination clothe ; whom the well-seasoned...
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Selected Essays of Henry Fielding

Henry Fielding - Essays - 1905 - 222 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. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor 25 phantoms of imagination clothe : whom the well-seasoned...
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Fielding

Austin Dobson - Authors, English - 1907 - 240 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...
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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling

Henry Fielding, Howard Maynadier - 1907
...little parlour in which I sit at this instant shall be reduced to a worse furnished [260] 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 cloathe ; whom the well-seasoned...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 744 pages
...in which I sit at this instant 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. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor phantoms of imagination clothe; whom the well-seasoned...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 744 pages
...in which I sit at this instant 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. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor phantoms of imagination clothe; whom the well-seasoned...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...in which I sit at this instant 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. 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 2

William Allan Neilson - Fiction - 1917 - 556 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. And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor phantoms of imagination cloathe; whom the well-seasoned...
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The History of Henry Fielding, Volume 2

Wilbur Lucius Cross - Authors, English - 1918
...thirteenth book. When Fielding there had a vision of his future fame, of the time when ' ' I shall be read, with honour, by those who never knew nor saw me, and whom I shall neither know nor see," he was writing in a "little parlour" as meanly furnished as the narrow box that would soon contain...
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