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" My friend with a long visage had no sooner taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that I put my own face out of countenance. The poor gentleman... "
Select British Classics - Page 23
1803
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1717
...out of Countenance. The poor Gentleman was fo tenfible of the Ridicule, that I found he was afliamed of what he had done : On the other Side I found that I my ielf had no great Reaibn to triumph, for as I 'went to touch my Forehead I mifled the Place and...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1729
...grotefque Figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at my felf, infomuch that I put my own. Face out of Countenance. The poor Gentleman was fo fenfible of the Ridicule, that I found he was afhamed ef what he had done: On the other Side I found...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 5

1786
...gfotefque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myfelf, infomuch that I put my own face out of countenance. The poor gentleman was fo fenfible of the ridicule, that I found he was afhamed of what he had done : on .the other fide I...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...grotefque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myfelf, infbmuch that I put my own face out of countenance. The poor gentleman was fo fenfible of the ridicule, that I found he was afhamed of what he had done: on the other fide, I...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen ..., Volume 8, Part 1

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - 1794
...grotefque ligure in it , that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myfelf, in fo much that I put my own face out of countenance. The poor Gentleman, -was fenfible of the ridicule, that I found he was afhained of what he had done: on the other fide...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...taken upon him my short face ; but he made such a grotesque figure in it , that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...I missed the place , and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides , as my nose was exceeding prominent , I gave it two or three \jnlucky knocks as...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as 1 looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...I missed the place, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides, as my nose was exceeding prominent, I gave it two or three unlucky knocks as I...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...sooner taken upon him my short face, buthe madesuchagrotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...gentleman was so sensible of the ridicule, that I found lie was ashamed of what he had done : on the other side, I found that I myself had no great reason...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1804
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...that I myself had no great reason to triumph ; for as as I went to touch my forehead I missed the place, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that, as I looked upon him, I could not forbear laughing at .myself, insomuch that I put my own fsuce out of countenance. The poor gentleman was so sensible of the ridicule, that I found he was ashamed...
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