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" The only fault I have to find with him is that he inscribes his volumes with a solemnity rather disproportioned to the rank of their contents — ' Parthian History, by Callimorphus, Surgeon of the 6th Pikemen, volume so-and-so. "
The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c - Sivu 277
1823
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

1823
...excellent match for our Claudine : he has four pair of oxen and a fine flock of sheep: big fields and Ins vineyard supply him with more corn and wine than are...had her fortune told when she was born, and that the gipsy - woman assured me the child would some day or other be a queen — aye, a queen." — " Ah,...

College life; or, The proctor's note-book

Joseph Thomas J. Hewlett - 1843
...principles, and, though he is now nearly twenty-three years of age, he has never shown any thing like vice. The only fault I have to find with him is, that he eats too much, and is a little too amorous in his constitution. Our housemaid was pretty, certainly,...

The Steward: A Romance of Real Life

Henry Cockton - 1850 - 380 sivua
...say, I have to say that I feel much pleasure in proposing health and happiness to old brother George. The only fault I have to find with him is that he won't talk. Good health to you, old fellow," he added, taking George's hand. "We don't waste much time...

Caste: A Novel

Emily Jolly - 1867 - 131 sivua
...really ill and dejected. " Ob, very well ; and he behaves admirably. Wo have had some long rambles. The only fault I have to find with him is, that he makes a sensation wherever I take him. He is almost too handsome ; but people will grow used to seeing...

Good words for the young, ed. by N. Macleod, Nide 2

Norman Macleod - 1869
...delighted as if he had only done it for his own amusement. He's a very worthy young dog, is Snap — the only fault I have to find with him is that he is almost too fond of me. He gets so jealous if I take the least notice of my other two humble friends...

A General History of the Catholic Church: From the Commencement of ..., Nide 3

Joseph Épiphane Darras - 1869
...written by a wise Christian named Paul; and I cor»f«as myself much pleased with his words and actions. The only fault I have to find with him is that he forsook the religion in which he was born. The same I may say against the King of England, who desires,...

Journal of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Nide 13

Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies - 1870
...have been gained. Commander \V. DAWSOtr, RN : I am eure Mr. Jekyll's paper has been most interesting. The only fault I have to find with him is, that he stuck so closely to hitext. I hoped that he would have gone a little out of the way, and given us eome...

Picked Up in the Streets, Or, Struggles for Life Amongst the London Poor

Richard Rowe - 1880 - 380 sivua
...for me. His name is Jack. No, sir, I don't think he's a terrier. He's of some German breed, I'm told. The only fault I have to find with him is that he is excessively dainty. I feed him on greaves and crusts of bread and meat twice a week. It's very seldom...

The Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1898
...of everyone. If the right honourable Gentleman will allow me to criticise his character in any way, the only fault I have to find with him is that he does not always act up to his convictions, because if he did he would be sitting on the other side...

Life and Letters of the Right Honourable Robert Lowe, Viscount ..., Nide 1

Arthur Patchett Martin - 1893
...that I should make it intelligible to others. I had a most excellent tutor in Mr. Walker ; indeed, the only fault I have to find with him is that he thought much too well of his pupil and fully believed that I should have triumphed over difficulties...




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