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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... "
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1803
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The Heath Readers by Grades, Book 6

1907
...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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Standard Catholic Readers, Book 5

Mary E. Doyle - 1909
...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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Standard Catholic Readers: First-[fifth] reader, Book 5

Mary E. Doyle - 1909
...he had done; on the other side, I found 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 my nose was exceedingly prominent, I gave it two or three unlucky knocks. The...
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The Literary Reader for Higher Grades, Book 6

Kate Forrest Oswell, Charles Benajah Gilbert - 1912 - 591 pages
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such grotesque 2 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 iso was so sensible of the ridicule that I found he was ashamed of what he had done: on the other side,...
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Choice Literature, Book 6

1912
...sooner taken upon hin my short face, but he made such a grotesque figure that, as I looked upon him, I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that I put my own face out of tenance. The poor gentleman was so sensible of the rid cule, that I found he was ashamed of what he...
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Studies in Reading: Seventh Grade

J. W. Searson, George Ellsworth Martin - 1914 - 371 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 exceeding prominent, I gave it two or three unlucky knocks as I...
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McGuffey's New 4th, 6th, Eclectic Reader, Volume 6

William Holmes McGuffey - 1867
...as she had got it into her possession, much more disagreeable than the old one. I looked upon him, I could not forbear laughing at myself, insomuch that...ashamed of what he had done. On the other side, I myself had no great reason to triumph, for as I went to touch my forehead, I missed the place, and...
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MONITOR

J HAMILTON - 1806
...taken upon him my short face, but he made such a grotesque ligttrs 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 1 found he was ashamed of u hat he had done : on the other side, I found that I myself had no ffiM...
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