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" If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren, uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us besides... "
The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson - Page 39
by British essayists - 1819
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The Craftsman, Volume 10

1737
...Diamond Necklace out of the Bowels of Inddftan. " If We confider our own Country in its natural Profpect, without any of the Benefits and Advantages of Commerce,...uncomfortable Spot of Earth falls to our Share? Natural Hiftorians tell us, that no Fruit grows originally among us, be.ldes Hips and Haws, jfcorns and Pig-Nuts,...
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The Craftsman, Volume 10

Caleb D'Anvers - 1737
...with other " Delicacies of the like Nature; that our C'limace of" itfelf, and without the Afuftarice of Art, can make " no farther Advances towards a Plumb than to a Slor, " and carries an Apple to no greater Perfeftion than a ' Crab ; that our Melons, our Peaches,...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1778
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indoftan. If we confider our own country in its natural profpeft, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren uncomfortable fpot of earth falls to our fliare ! Natural hiftorians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 398 pages
...earth falls to our /hare ! Natural hiftorians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us btfides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of the like nature : that our climate, of itfelf, and without the afllftance of art, can make no farther advances towards a plum than a i\oe,...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indoftan. If we confider our own country in its natural profpedl, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren uncomfortable fpot of earth falls to our mare ! Natural hiftorians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among...
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The Addisonian miscellany, a selection from the Spectator, Tatler, and ...

Joseph Addison - 1801
...necklace out of the bowels of Hittdoftan. , If we confider our own country in its natural pro£pect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren, uncomfortable fpot of earth falls to our fhare ! Natural hiftorians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 7

British essayists - 1802
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other E 2 delicacies of the like nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistance of art,...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us, befides hips and haws, acorns ana pig-nuts, with other E 2 delicacies of the like nature ; that our...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

1803
...petticoat rises out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...to our share ! Natural Historians tell us, that no fruitgrowsoriginallyamongus, besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of the...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

1803
...petticoat rises out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...to our share! Natural Historians tell us, that no fruitgrowsoriginallyamongus, besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of the...
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