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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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Select Essays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 320 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...he was ashamed of what he had done ; on the other hand, I found that I myself had no great reason to triumph ; for as I went to touch my forehead, I...
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Select Essays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 320 pages
...was so sensible of the ridicule, that I found he was ashamed of what he had done ; on the other hand, I found that I myself had no great reason to triumph...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 Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - 1893
...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...poor gentleman was so sensible of the ridicule, that l 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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Select Esays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1894 - 320 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...he was ashamed of what he had done ; on the other hand, I found that I myself had no great reason to triumph ; for as I went to touch my forehead, I...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

George Gregory Smith - 1898
...made such a grotesque Figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at my self, insomuch that I put my own Face out of Countenance....Ridicule, that I found he was ashamed of what he had donei On the other Side I found that I my self had no great Reason to triumph, for as I went to touch...
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The Spectator: no. 556-635; June 18, 1714-Dec. 20, 1714

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...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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Stepping Stones to Literature, Book 8

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1898 - 317 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...forehead, I missed the place, and clapped my finger on my upper lip. Besides, as my nosB was exceeding prominent, I gave it two or three unlucky knocks...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 8

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - 1898 - 9822 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...went to touch my forehead I missed the place, and clasped my finger upon my upper lip. Besides, as my nose was exceedingly prominent, I gave it two or...
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Choice Literature: For Grammar Grades, Book 1

1898
...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 the place and clapped my finger upon my upper lip! Besides, as...
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The SPECTATOR

1898
...made such a grotesque Figure in it, that as I looked upon him I could not forbear laughing at my self, insomuch that I put my own Face out of Countenance....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 the Place and clapped...
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