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" I had not been long at the university, before I distinguished myself by a most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred words ; and indeed do... "
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1803
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1919 - 254 páginas
...For during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce so uttered the quantity of an hundred words ; and indeed...studies, that there are very few celebrated books, 5 either in the learned or the modern tongues, which I am not acquainted with. Upon the death of my...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1919 - 249 páginas
...For during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce 30 uttered the quantity of an hundred words ; and indeed...Whilst I was in this learned body, I applied myself witli so much diligence to my studies, that there are very few celebrated books, 5 either in the learned...
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The Guardian

John Calhoun Stephens - 1982 - 825 páginas
...my self by a most profound Silence: For, during the Space of eight Years, excepting in the publick Exercises of the College, I scarce uttered the Quantity...spoke three Sentences together in my whole Life." 6. In Epicoene; Or, The Silent Woman (1609), Morose is described as one who can "endure no noise."...
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Telling Time: Clocks, Diaries, and English Diurnal Form, 1660-1785

Stuart Sherman - 1996 - 323 páginas
...Spectator's friends have become aware of his "Discoveries" despite the fact that, as he avers, "[I] do not remember that I ever spoke three Sentences together in my whole Life" (S 1.2). The contradiction hints at a possible parallel in the author's transactions with his audience,...
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The Unmasking of Drama: Contested Representation in Shakespeare's Tragedies

Jonathan Baldo - 1996 - 213 páginas
...before I distinguished myself by a most profound silence; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of a hundred words; and, indeed, do not remember that I ever spoke three sentences together in my whole...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - 2007 - 283 páginas
...before I distinguished myself by a most profound silence; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of an hundred words; and indeed, I do not remember that I ever spoke three sentences together in my whole life "I have passed my latter...
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Selections from The Spectator

...I distinguished myself by a most profound silence ; for during the space of eight years, excepting in the public exercises of the college, I scarce uttered the quantity of a hundred words ; and indeed do not remember that I ever spoke three sentences together in my whole...
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