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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
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Handbuch der englischen sprache und literature, Volume 1

H. Nolte - 1823
...taken upon him my ihort face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that s I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself* insomuch that...gentleman was so sensible of the ridicule, that I found he iras ashamed of what he had done: on the other side I found that I myself had no great reason to triumph;...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

1824 - 323 pages
...upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that, as I lookQ'.l upon him, I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...I missed the place, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. 22. Ucsides, as my nose was exceedingly prominent I gave it two or three unlucky knocks...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 pages
...sooner taken upon him my short face, but he made so grotesque a figure, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...gentleman was so sensible of the ridicule, that I found he waa ashamed of what he had done : on the other side, I found that I myself had no great reason to triumph,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837
...face, but he made such a grotesque figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not for laughing at myself, insomuch that I put my own face...the, ridicule, that I found he was ashamed of what lie had done: on the other side, I found that I myself had no great reason to triumph, for as I went...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 pages
...sooner taken upon him my short face, but he made so grotesque a figure, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...no great reason to triumph, for as I went to touch rny forehead I missed the place, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides, as my nose was exceedingly...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1847
...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...my own face out of countenance. The poor gentleman wag so sensible of the ridicule, that I found he was ashamed of what he had done ; on the other side,...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder, Volume 2

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1849
...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...was ashamed of what he had done : on the other side, 1 found that I myself had no great reason to triumph ; for as I went to touch my forehead I missed...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 pages
...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 myself had no great reason to triumph; for, as I bent to touch my forehead, I missed ths place, and clapped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides, as...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 480 pages
...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 exceedingly prominent, I gave it two or three unlucky knocks as...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 11-12

Spectator The - 1853
...pair ot shoulders peeping over his head. 1 must not omit my own particular adventure. My friend with a long visage had no sooner taken upon him my short...poor gentleman was so sensible of the ridicule, that 1 found he was ashamed of what he had done; on the other side I found that I myself had no great reason...
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