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" If a man of wit, who died forty years ago, were to rise from the grave on purpose, how would he be able to read this letter? and after he had got through that difficulty, how would he be able to understand it... "
Miscellanies - Page 15
by Jonathan Swift - 1751
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 4

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1711 - 402 pages
...Senfe, Humour, and Learning, which formerly were looked upon a Qualifications tor a Writer. If 3 Man of Wit, who died Forty Years ago, were to rife from the Grave on Purpofe, How woul4 he be able ti> read this Letter ? And after he had' gpt through that Difficulty, How would he...
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 4

1728 - 340 pages
...Senfe, Humour and Learning, which formerly were Iboked upon as Qualifications for a Writer. If a Msfn of Wit, who died forty Years ago, were to rife from the Grave on Purpofe, How would he be able to tread this Letter > And after he had got through that Difficulty, how would he be able to untJerftand...
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The Works of J. S. ...: Miscellanies in prose

Jonathan Swift - 1735 - 374 pages
...are the Beauties introduced to fupply the Want of Wit, Senfe, Humour and Learning ; which formerly were looked upon as Qualifications for a Writer. If...the Grave on Purpofe ; how would he be able to read thi^ Letter ? And after he had got through that Difficulty, how would he be able to underftand it?...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 11

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1755 - 392 pages
...want of wit, *{ fenfe, humour, and learning, which " formerly were looked upon as quali" fications for a writer. If a man of " wit, who died forty years...ago, were " to rife from the grave on purpofe, " how N.23o. THE TATLER. 67 u how would he be able to read this let" ter ? and after he had got through...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761 - 392 pages
..." the beauties introduced to fupply the want of wit, " fenle, humour, and learning, which formerly were " looked upon as qualifications for a writer....forty years ago, were to rife from the " grave on purpole, how would he he able to read this " letter? and after he had got through that difficulty,...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ...

Jonathan Swift - 1768 - 400 pages
...want of wit, " fenfc, humour, and learning, which •" formerly were looked upon as quali" hcations for a writer. If a man of " wit, who died forty years ago, were K to rife from the grave on purpofe, " how 4( (C jsf. 236. t HETA *TLE R. 6? " how would he be able...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1784 - 514 pages
..." introduced to fupply the want of wit, fenfe, hu" mour, and learning, which formerly were look" ed upon as qualifications for a writer. If a man' " of...he be " able to read this letter ? and after he had gone " through that difficulty, how would he be able to " underftand it ? The firft thing that ftrikes...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 3

1785 - 698 pages
...the want of wit, fenle, humour, and learning, which formerly were looked upon as qualifications fora writer. If a man of wit, who died forty years ago, were to rife from the grave ci purpofe, how would he be able te read this letter? and after he had got through that difficulty,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 486 pages
...the beauties " introduced to supply the want of wit, sense, hu" mour, and learning, which formerly were looked " upon as qualifications for a writer....a man of " wit, who died forty years ago, were to rise from " the grave on purpose, how would he be able to " read this letter ? and after he had gone...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 5

British essayists - 1803 - 306 pages
...are the beauties introduced to supply the want of wit, sense, humour, and learning, which formerly were looked upon as qualifications for a writer. If a man of wit, who died forty years ago, were to rise from the grave on purpose, how would he be able to read this letter? and after he had got through...
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