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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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Essays of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1882 - 377 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,...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 a perfection than...
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1886 - 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,...and haws, acorns and pig-nuts, with other delicacies 6f the like nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can make no farther...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Rosamond; The drummer; Cato. Poemata

Joseph Addison - 1888
...country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce, what a bar ren uncomfortable spot of earth falls to our share ! Natural...nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assist ances of art, can make no further advances towards a plumb than to a sloe, and carries an apple...
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Select Essays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 320 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,...itself, and without the assistance of art, can make no further advances towards a plum than to a sloo, and carries an apple to no greater perfection than...
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Selections from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 pages
...diamond necklace out of the bowels of Iiidostan. If we consider our own country in its natural prospect, without any of the benefits and advantages of commerce,...delicacies of the like nature ; that our climate of itself, 20 and without the assistance of art, can make no further advances towards a plum than to a sloe, and...
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Select Esays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1894 - 320 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,...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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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various Writers ...

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...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 delicates of the like nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can...
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English Prose, Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...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 delicates of the like nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...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 delicates of the like nature ; that our climate of itself, and without the assistances of art, can...
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The Spectator in London: Essays by Addison and Steele

Joseph Addison - 1896 - 323 pages
...Fruit grows Originally among us, besides Hips and Haws, Acorns and Pig-Nutts, with other Dclicates of the like Nature ; That our Climate of itself, and without the Assistances of Art, can make no further Advances towards a Plumb than to a Sloe, and carries an Apple...
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