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" The passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly... "
Introduction to the Literature of Europe: In the Fifteenth, Sixteenth and ... - Page 297
by Henry Hallam - 1839
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 2

James Beattie - Truth - 1776
...but fudden glory arifing from " fome fudden conception of fome emi" nency in ourfelves by comparifon with *' the infirmity of others, or with our own " formerly. For men (continues he) laugh " at the follies of themfelves paft, when they " come fuddenly to remembrance,...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...but fudden glory arifmg from fome ' fudden conception of fome eminency in our' felves, by comparifon with the infirmity of ' others, or with our own formerly : for men ' Laugh at the follies of themfelves paft, when ' they come fuddenly to remembrance, except ' they bring with them...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...Hobbes'i accour.t cfl;u:ghter exaniuicj. ~ 'i defined Uughtff " a sodden glory, arising from-a sud" den conception of some eminency in ourselves,, by " comparison...the infirmity of others, or with our " own, formerly *." This account is, J acknowledge, incompatible with that given in the preceding pages, and, in ray...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...laughter, concludes thus: ' The passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by...others, or with our own formerly ; for men laugh at the follies of themselves past, when they come suddenly to remembrance, except they bring with them any...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...laughter, concludes thus: ' The passion of ' laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising * from some sudden conception of some eminency in ' ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of o* thers, or with our own formerly ; for men laugh at ' the follies of themselves past, when they come...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1808 - 420 pages
...the peripatetic school, let us descend to the philosopher of Malmesbury, who hath denned laughter " a sudden glory, arising " from a sudden conception...the infirmity of " others, or with our own formerly *." This account is, I acknowledge, incompatible with that given in the preceding pages, and, in my...
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

rev Francis Prevost - 1808
...nothing else hut sndden glory, arising from some sadden conception of some eminency in ourselves, hy comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly: for men langh at the follies of themselves past, when they come snddenly to rememhrance, except they hring...
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Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 6

James Beattie - Classical education - 1809
..." The passion of laughter (says " Mr. Hobbes) is nothing else, but sudden glory " arising from some sudden conception of some " eminency in ourselves...comparison with " the infirmity of others, or with our own for" merly. For men (continues he) laugh at the " follies of themselves past, when they come * Tacitus,...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some cminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of...others, or with our own formerly : for men laugh at the follies of themselves past, when they come suddenly to remembrance, except they bring with them any...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...laughter, concludes thus : ' The passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves by...others, or with our own formerly : for men laugh at the follies of themselves past, when they come suddenly to remembrance, except they bring with them any...
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