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" If, in the third place, we look into the profession of physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of... "
Harrison's British Classicks - Page 44
1786
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1778
...phyfic, we fhall find a moft formidable body of men : the fight of them is enough to make a man ferious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation...grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzxled to find out a reafon why the northern hive, as he calls it, does not fend out fuch prodigious...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...Phyfic, we fhall find a moft formidable body of men. The fight of them is enough to make a man. ferious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation...William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reafbn why the Northern Hive, as he calls it, does not fend out fuch prodigious fwarms, and erer-run...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

1803
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men; the sight of them is enough to make a man serious ; for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

1803
...shall find a most formidable body of men; the sight of them is enough to make a man serious ; for \ve may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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The Modern Philosopher; Or Terrible Tractoration: In Four Cantos, Most ...

Thomas Green Fessenden - 1806 - 271 pages
...lay it down as a maxim," says that intelligent writer, " that when a nation abounds with physicians it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why the northern hive, as he calls it, does not send such prodigious swarms, and overrun the...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why the Northern Hive, as he calls it, does not send out such prodigious swarms, and over-run...
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

Spectator The - 1808
...physic, we shill find a must formidahle hody of men: the sight of them is enongh to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a natkn ahounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Bir William Temple is very much puzzled to find...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious; for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a rearan why...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men : the sight of them is enough to make a man serious ; for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men : the sight of them is enough to make a man serious ; for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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