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" My friend with a long visage had no sooner taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that I put my own face out of countenance. The poor gentleman... "
Select British Classics - Page 23
1803
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...touch my forehead I missed the place, and clapped my fmger upon my upper lip. Besides, as my nose was exceeding prominent, I gave it two or three unlucky...
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The Spectator; in Miniature: Being a Collection of the Principal ..., Volume 1

1808 - 288 pages
...short face, hut he made such a grotesque figure in ft, that as I looked upon him I could not forhear laughing at myself, insomuch that I put my own face out of countenance. The poor gentleman was so sensihle of the ridicule, that I found he was asiiamed of what he had done : on the other side, I found...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The ...

1810
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...I missed the place, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides, as my nose was exceeding prominent, I gave it two or three unlucky knocks as I...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1811
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figune in it, that as I looked upon him, I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...reason to triumph, for as I went to touch my forehead, 1 missed the place, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides, as my nose was exceeding prominent,...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1819
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...triumph, for as I went to touch my forehead I missed the^lace, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides, as my nose was exceeding prominent, I gave...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...I missed the place, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides, as my nose was exceeding prominent, I gave it two or three unlucky knocks as I...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary selections, general ...

1823
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grostesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...done : on the other side, I found that I myself had got no great reason to triumph ; for as I went to touch my forehead, I missed the place, and clapped...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]. With hist. and biogr. preface, and ...

Spectator The - 1823
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...what he had done: on the other side, I found that I my self had no great reason to triumph, for as I went to touch my forehead I missed theplace, and clapped...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 11-12

British essayists - 1823
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...what he had done; on the other side, I found that myself had no great reason to triumph, for as I went to touch my forehead I missed the place, and clapped...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

1823
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...what he had done; on the other side, I found that myself had no great reason to triumph, for as I went to touch my forehead I missed the place, and clapped...
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