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" What is called sentimental writing," says the Earl of Orford, " though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been a man of a very tender heart ; yet I know from indubitable authority,... "
The Monthly Magazine - Page 302
1799
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 3

1800
...called fentimental wri. ting, though it be underflood to appal folcly to the heart, may be the produel of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a (chool, having run in debt.oa account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail, if the...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - 1800 - 230 pages
...called fentimental writing, though it be underftood to appeal folely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...very tender heart — yet I know, from indubitable au^ thority, that his mother, who kept a fchool, having. run in debt, on account of an extravagant...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - 1800 - 230 pages
...called fentimental writing, though it be underftood to appeal folely to the heart, way be th« produ£t of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been a man of a very tender heart—yet I know, from indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a fchool, having rxtn in...
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The Elements of English Composition: Containing Practical Instructions for ...

David Irving - 1803 - 238 pages
...writing," fays Walpole, " though it be underftood to appeal folely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother who kept a fchool, having run in debt, on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail, if the...
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Reminiscences

Horace Walpole - 1819 - 166 pages
...called sentimental writing, though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt, on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail if the...
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The Elements of English Composition: Serving as a Sequel to the Study of Grammar

David Irving - 1821 - 318 pages
...says the Earl of Orford, " though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one; One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail, if the...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 24

1821
...called sentimental writing, though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been a man of a very tender heart j yet I know, from indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt, on...
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Table-talk; Or, Selections from the Ana: Containing Extracts from the ...

George Moir - 1827 - 326 pages
...called sentimental writing, though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt, on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail if the...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - 1830 - 168 pages
...called sentimental writing, though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt, on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail if the...
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The Day

1832
...sentimental writing, though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a tad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been a man...heart — yet I know, from indubitable authority, that lis mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account of an extravagant daughter, would have...
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