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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 Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

1832
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country raits natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural histotians tell us, that no fruit grows originally among us, besides hips and haws, acorns and pignuts,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 8

1836
...the Rhine." 237—2 THE RESULTS OF COMMERCE. 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: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, d equipage. The blossoms will fall of themselves when the root that ns, that no fruit grows originally among us, besides hips and haws, acoms and pig-nuts, with other...
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Spectator (The)

1836 - 714 pages
...U ire consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantage» of commerce, what a barren, uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell ai, that no fruit grows originally among us, heniles hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...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,...to our share! Natural historians tell us, that no Ë fruit grows originally among us, besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies...
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Remains, Volume 3

Alexander Knox - 1837
...every degree produces something peculiar to it. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...barren uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Nor has traffic more enriched our vegetable world, than it has improved the whole face of nature...
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Reading Book for the Use of Female Schools

1839 - 408 pages
...home at last.—Noel. THE RESULTS OP COMMERCE. 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, that our climate of itself, and without the assistance of art, can make no further advances towards...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 4

1841
...necessity of a moment ! " If we consider our own country in its natural prospect," says Addison, " without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...the assistance of art, can make no farther advances toward a plumb than a sloe, and carries an apple to no greater perfection than a crab. That our melons,...
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London, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - 1841
...same time promoting the public stock. . . . " 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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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Indostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, Liliri so. Vtuct, 1569 quarto. min in one year, than plum, than to a sloe, and carries an apple to no greater perfection than a crab; that our melons, our...
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