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" What is called sentimental writing," says the Earl of Orford, " though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been a man of a very tender heart ; yet I know from indubitable authority,... "
The Monthly Magazine - Page 302
1799
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

1832
...fine sentimental writing, though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the produce of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been a man of very tender heart ; yet 1 know, from indisputable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having...
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Cyclopędia of Literary and Scientific Anecdote: Illustrations of the ...

William Keddie - Literature - 1854 - 368 pages
...writing," says Horace Walpole, "though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail if the...
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A Catalogue of Books, the Property of a Political Economist: With Critical ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Catalogs, Dictionary - 1862 - 394 pages
...Horace Walpole, " though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a very bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been a...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in gaol, if the...
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The North American Review, Volume 107

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1868
...called sentimental writing, though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in a jail if the...
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On Certain Hindrances to Wisdom in Statesmanship

Henry Strickland Constable - Great Britain - 1887 - 181 pages
...writing,' says Horace Walpole, ' though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail if the...
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The Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

English language - 1888 - 555 pages
...Orford, " though it be anderstood to appeal solely to tl,e heart, may be the product of a bad cue. One would imagine that Sterne had been a man of a very tender heart; yet I krtow from indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account...
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The Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

English language - 1900 - 555 pages
...appeal solely to the heart, may he the product of ft bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had heen a man of a very tender heart; yet I know from indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in lail, if the...
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Composition and Style: A Complete Literary Handbook and Manual with a Guide ...

Robert D. Blackman - Authorship - 1908 - 320 pages
...says the Earl of Orford, "though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a bad one. One would imagine that Sterne had been...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail, if the...
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A Brief Retrospect of the Eighteenth Century: Part First; in Two ..., Volume 2

Samuel Miller - Art, Modern - 1803 - 510 pages
...HORACE WALPOIK, " though it be understood to appeal solely to the heart, may be the product of a very bad one. One would imagine that STERNE had been a...indubitable authority, that his mother, who kept a school, having run in debt, on account of an extravagant daughter, would have rotted in jail if the...
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