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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles ... - Page 344
by Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1838
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Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World: In Four Parts..

Jonathan Swift - 1726 - 353 pages
...Arabians 5 nor from up to down, like the Chtnefe ; nor from down to up, like the Cafcagianss but aflant from one Corner of the Paper to the other, like Ladies in. England. THEY bury their Dead with their Heads dircctly downwards, becaufe they hold an Opinion, that in eleven...
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Travels into several remote nations of the world, by Lemuel Gulliver

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 351 pages
...from the Right to the Left, like the Arabian* ; nor from up to down, like the Cbinefe ; but aflant from one Corner of the Paper to the other, like Ladies in England. They bary their Dead with their Heads directly downwards, becaufe they hold an Opinion, that in eleven...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift - 1743
...Arabians ; nor from up to down, like the Chinefe ; nor from down to 'up, like the Cafeqgians ; but aflant from one Corner of the Paper to the other, like Ladies in England. THEY bury their Dead with their Heads directly downwards ; becaufe they hold an Opinion, that in eleven...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth, Deane Swift - 1768
...nor from the right to the left, like the arabians ; nor from up to down, like the chinefe; but aflant from one corner of the paper to the other, like ladies in England. They bury their dead with their heads directly downwards, becaufe they hold an opinion, that in eleven...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...from the right to the left, like the Arabians ; nor from up to down, like the Chinefe : bat allant from one corner of the paper to the other, like ladies in England. They bury their dead with their heads direilly downwards, becaufe they hold an opinion, that in eleven...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...their learning, which for many ages has flourished in all its branches among them : but their manner of writing is very peculiar, being neither from the...of the paper to the other, like ladies in England. They bury their dead with their heads directly downwards, because they hold an opinion, that in eleven...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's travels. Directions to servants

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...their learning, which for many ages has flourished in all its branches among them : but their manner of writing is very peculiar, being neither from the...of the paper to the other, like ladies in England. They bury their dead with their heads directly downward, because they hold an opinion, that in eleven...
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Gulliver's travels into several remote nations of the world

Jonathan Swift - 1834
...like the Europeans ; nor from the right to the left, like the Arabians ; nor from up to down, liko the Chinese ; but aslant from one corner of the paper to the other, like ladies in England. They bury their dead with their heads directly downward, because they hold an opinion, that la eleven...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Paris, Volume 1

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - Great Britain - 1849
...Lord Peterborough, April 28, 1726. j Letter of February 1, 1727. Letter to Swift, November 8, 1726. style of writing is very peculiar, being neither from...In the following passage, for example, he doubtless bad in view the proceedings against Attcrbury and Layer, and some of the Royal speeches at that period:...
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Outlines of the History of the English Language

George Lillie Craik - 1851
...their learning, which for many ages has flourished in all its branches among them ; but their manner of writing is very peculiar, being neither from the...of the paper to the other, like ladies in England. 34. Conclusion of Johnson's Preface to his " English Dictionary : " — 1755. In this work, when it...
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