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" ... carried in the other hand, all which they bore with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a man, on which account a ninth is added. "
The British Apollo: Containing Two Thousand Answers to Curious Questions in ... - Page 234
1726 - 1056 pages
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Antiquitates Curiosae: The Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings ...

Joseph Taylor - 1819 - 156 pages
...bore with philosophical resignation. Thus eight, not being able to deal with one woman, consequently could not make a man, on which account a ninth is added, which gave rise to the saying, " Nine Tailors make a Man" . . ORIGIN Or THE WORD Dun. The true origin...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary ..., Volume 1

1822
...with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence, could not make a man ; on which account a ninth is added. It is the opinion of our curious virtuosos, that this want of courage ariseth from their immoderate...
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Notes and Queries

1853
...with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a man, on which account a ninth is added. "Tis the opinion of our curious virtuosos, that this want of courage ariseth from their immoderate eating of cucumbers, which too much...
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Milledulcia: A Thousand Pleasant Things Selected from "Notes and Queries"

Robert Conger Pell - 1857 - 416 pages
...with a philosophical resiguation. That, eight not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a man, on which account a ninth is added. Tis the opinion of our curious virtuosos, that this want of courage ariseth from their immoderate eating of cucumbers, which too much...
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MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS

1857
...with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a man, on which account a ninth is added. 'Tis the opinion of our curious virtuosos, that this want of courage ariseth from their immoderate eating of cucumbers, which too much...
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Tales, Sketches and Lyrics

Robert Jackson MacGeorge - 1858 - 269 pages
...with a philosophical resignation. " Thus, eight not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a man, on which account a ninth is added." More honorable to the cadets of the shaping and sewing clan, is the other story advanced as the origin...
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1860 - 548 pages
...with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight, not being able to deal with one woman, uy consequence could not make a man; on which account a ninth is added. 'Tis the opinion of our curious virtnosos, that their want of courage ariseth from their immoderate eating of cucumbers, which too...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1874 - 864 pages
...with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight, not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a. man ; on which account a ninth is added. 'Ti8 the opinion of our curious virtuosos, that their want of courage ariseth from their immoderate...
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight, not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a man ; on which account a ninth is added. 'Tis the opinion of our curious virtuosos, that their want of courage ariseth from their immoderate eating of cucumbers, which too...
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Selections from the British Apollo, Containing Answers to Curious Questions ...

British Apollo - 1903 - 288 pages
...with a philosophical resignation. Thus, eight not being able to deal with one woman, by consequence could not make a man, on which account a ninth is added. Tis the opinion of our curious Virtuosos, that this want of courage ariseth from their immoderate eating of cucumbers, which too much...
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