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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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Introductory Text-book of English Composition, Based on Grammatical Synthesis

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1872 - 144 pages
...for you says he that you die with Phocion. 4. If we consider our own country in its natural aspect without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce...barren uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share. 5. These unhappy people were proposing schemes for persuading monarchs to choose favourites upon the...
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Selections from Addison's papers contributed to the Spectator, ed. by T. Arnold

Joseph Addison - 1875
...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,...nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can make no farther advances towards a plumb than to a 10 sloe, and carries an...
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1875 - 528 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,...nature; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can make no farther advances towards a plumb than to a is sloe, and carries an...
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Philips' series of reading books for public elementary schools, ed. by J.G ...

Philip George and son, ltd - 1875
...diamond necklace out of the mines of Hindostan. If we consider our own country in its natural aspect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...our share! Natural historians tell us, that no fruit grew originally among us besides hips and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of a like...
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Addison

Joseph Addison - 1875 - 528 pages
...and advantages of commerce, vvhat ' uncomfortable spot of eartri falls to our share ; ; torianstell us, that no fruit grows originally among- us, besides...haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of th like nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can make no farther...
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Selections from Addison's Papers in the Spectator: Essay on "Addison,"

Joseph Addison - 1879
...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 uncomJbrtable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell us that no fruit grows originally...
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Blackie's graded readers, ed. by M. Paterson, Part 8

Maurice Paterson - 1880
...necklace out of the bowels of Hindostan. e. 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 advances towards a plum than to a sloe, and carries an apple...
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The secret of success; or, How to get on in the world

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1880
...natural prospect," writes Addison, "without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what an uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural...itself, and without the assistance of art, can make no further advances towards a plum than a star, and carries an apple to no greater perfection than a crab...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Issue 6

Blackie and son, ltd - 1880
...Brougham (ms-ises). THE EESULTS OF COMMEECE. i. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...historians 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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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's ...

Joseph Addison - 1880
...commerce, what a bar ren uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural historians tell UB, that no fruit grows originally among us, besides hips...haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies of thf like nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assist ances of art, can make no further...
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