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" If, in the third place, we look into the profession of physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of... "
Harrison's British Classicks - Page 44
1786
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...physic, we shall find' a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find put a reason why...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 37

British essayists - 1819
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pages
...to make a man serious; for we may lav it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, . Knowledge and learning sufer in a particular manner from this strange pre* S reason why the Northern Hive, as he calls it, does not send out such prodigious swarms, and overrun...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volumes 5-6

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 5-6

British essayists - 1823
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious ; for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 1

1824
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men; the sight of them is enough to make 9. man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is very much puzzled to find out a reason why...
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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828 - 80 pages
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men. The sight of them is enough to make a man serious, for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. Sir William Temple is See Dugdale's Origines Juridiciales....
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 1

Laconics - 1829
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men, the sight of them is enough to make a man serious; for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. This body of men in our own country may be described like the...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...physic, we shall find a most formidable body of men, the sight of them is enough to make a man serious; for we may lay it down as a maxim, that when a nation abounds in physicians, it grows thin of people. This body of men in our own country may be described like the...
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