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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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - 1819 - 360 pages
...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, what a barren uncomfortable spot of the earth falls to pur share ! Natural historians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 pages
...necklace out of the bowels of Jndostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, withoutany of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren uncomfortable spot of the earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us,...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

1823
...carrying out of it whatever is superfluous. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...nature; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can make no further For these reasons there are not more useful members in a commonwealth...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 5-6

British essayists - 1823
...If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantaged of commerce, what a barren uncomfortable spot of earth...nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can make no further advances towards a plum than to a sloe, and carries an apple...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospe.ct, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...us, besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with F f 2 other delicacies of the like nature; that our climate of itself, and without the assistance of...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 pages
...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, what a barren uncomfortable spot of the earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us,...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

1824
...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,...itself, and without the assistance of art, can make no further advances towards a plum than to a sloe, and carries an apple to no greater perfection than...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison - 1824
...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,...itself, and without the assistance of art, can make no further advances towards a plum than to a sloe, and carries an apple to no greater perfection than...
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Hindostan. "If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a barren and uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell us that no fruit grew...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

1828 - 384 pages
...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, what a barren and uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell us, that no fruit grows...
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