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" ... to display their abilities? What wonderful productions of wit should we be deprived of, from those whose genius by continual practice hath been wholly turned upon raillery and invectives against religion, and would therefore never be able to shine... "
The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ... - Page 28
1820
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse

Jonathan Swift - 1711 - 440 pages
...and Invectives againft Religion, and would therefore never be able to fhine or diftinguifb themfelves upon any other Subject. We are daily complaining of...decline of Wit among us , and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only Topick we have left) Who would ever have fufpected Afgil for a Wit, or Toland...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse

Jonathan Swift - 1721 - 312 pages
...Religion, and. would therefore never be able to fhine or diftinguifh themfelves upon any other Suhjed. We are daily complaining of the great Decline of Wit among us, and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only Topjck we have left? Who would eyef have fufpected AjgiH.for a Wit, oiftltttd...
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The Works of J. S. ...: Miscellanies in prose

Jonathan Swift - 1735 - 374 pages
...Religion ; and would therefore never be aple to fhine or diftinguifh themfelves upon any other Subjeft. We are daily complaining of the great Decline of Wit among us; and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only Topick we have left ? Who would ever have fufpefted Afgill for a Wit, or...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1742 - 342 pages
...and Inveftives againft Religion ; and would therefore never be able to mine or diftinguifh themfelves upon any other Subject. We are daily complaining of...Decline of Wit among us ; and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only Topick we have left ? Who would ever have fufpefled Afgill for a Wit, or...
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The Works of D. Jonathan Swift: In Nine Volumes, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1752 - 356 pages
...able to mine or diflinguifh themfelves upon any other Subject, We. are daily complaining phiningof the great Decline of Wit among us; and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only Topirk we have left ? Who would ever have fufpei.ed Afall for a Wit, or...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754 - 440 pages
...religion, and would therefore never be able to mine or diftinguifh. themfelves upon any other fubjecl ? we are daily complaining of the great decline of wit among us, and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only topick we have left ? who would ever have fufpected Afgil for a wit, or...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757 - 470 pages
...religion, and would therefore never be able to mine or diftinguifh themfelves upon any other fubjeft? We are daily complaining of the great decline of wit among us; and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only topic we have left ? Who would ever have fufpefted Afgil for a wit, or Toland...
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The Works, Volume 3

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1765 - 334 pages
...would therefore never be able to (hine fcine or diftingnifh themfelves upon any othei' J'ubjciSl ; we are daily complaining of the great decline of • wit among us, and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only topic we kare left ? who would ever have fufpecttd Jlfgil for a wit, or...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ...

Jonathan Swift - 1768 - 448 pages
...religion, and would therefore never be able to fhine or diftinguifh themfelves upon any other fubject ? we are daily complaining of the great decline of wit among us, and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only topick we have left ? who would ever have fufpedted Afgil for a wit, or...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774 - 376 pages
...religion, and would therefore never be able to fhine or diftinguifh themfelves upon any otheii fubject ? We are daily complaining of the great decline of wit among us ; and would we take away the greateft, perhaps the only topic we have left ? Who would ever have fufpected Afgil for a wit, or Toland...
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