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" The bishop, in reply, with great wit and calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus: "Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a loss... "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 323
1819
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - Anecdotes - 1828 - 654 pages
...reproved by his own' ass !" The Bishop coolly replied, that " since the noble Lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balsam; btft, my Lords, I am at a loss to make oat the other part of the parallel : I iun sure that...
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The Georgian Era: The royal family. The pretenders and their adherents ...

Art - 1832 - 616 pages
...his own ass. " As the noble lord, replied Attcrbury, " hath discovered a similitude in our manners, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balaam; but I am at a loss how to make out the other part of the parallel ; I am sure that I have been reproved...
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The Book of Table-talk, Volume 2

Charles MacFarlane - Anecdotes - 1836 - 340 pages
...and calmness, exposed this rude attack, concluding thus: "Since the noble lord has discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be...make out the other part of the parallel: I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship."—Political and Literary Anecdotes of his own...
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Joe Miller's Jests: With Copious Additions

Joe Miller - English wit and humor - 1836 - 266 pages
...attack, concluding thus : — Since the noble lord had discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am content to be compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, I am at a loss to make eut the other part of the parallel : where is the ass ? I am sure I have been reproved by nobody...
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The Percy Anecdotes, Revised Edition: To which is Added, a Valuable ...

Anecdotes - 1852 - 670 pages
...calmness exposed his rude attack, con-cluding in these words: "Since the noble lord hath discovered in onr under the following circum11 stances. He stated, that the lady of the huase where he lived, lam at a loss how to make out. the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved...
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The Percy Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1839 - 674 pages
...cahuness exposed his rude attack, concluding in these words: "Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balasm; but, my lords, I am at a loss how to make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that...
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Ecclesiastica; Or, the Church, Her Schools, and Her Clergy

Edward Mahon Roose - 1842 - 476 pages
...and calmness, exposed this attack, concluding thus : " Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude, I am well content to be compared to the prophet Balaam ; but, my lords, to make out the other part of the parallel, I am sure I have been reproved by no one but his lordship."...
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Memoirs of the court of England from ... 1688 to the death of ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - 1843 - 482 pages
...exposed this rude attack, concluding thus : — ' since the noble Lord hath discovered in our manner such a similitude, I am well content to be compared...make out the other part of the parallel : I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his Lordship.'"* Dr. King informs us, that such was the elegance...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1843 - 470 pages
...exposed this rude attack, concluding thus: — 'since the noble Lord hath discovered in our manner such a similitude, I am well content to be compared...make out the other part of the parallel : I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his Lordship.'"* Dr. King informs us, that such was the elegance...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 113

American periodicals - 1872 - 862 pages
...was reproved by his own ass." The bishop, in reply : " Since the noble lord hath discovered in our manners such a similitude. I am well content to be...make out the other part of the parallel. I am sure that I have been reproved by nobody but his lordship." The famous Lord Peterborough was as ready for...
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