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The Elements of Small Business: A Lay Person's Guide to the Financial Terms ... - Page 7
by John Thaler - 2005 - 368 pages
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 4

1822
...it, or to place the old ones in a better and more imposing manner, for, as Dr. Johnson used to say, the two most engaging powers of an author are, to make new things/ami/mr, and familiar things new. GM ORNITHOLOGY. — Horn SubseClVtS. No. I. "L'alonette s'61ance...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 4

1822
...it, or to place the old ones in a better and more imposing manner, for, as Dr. Johnson used to say, the two most engaging powers of an author are, to make new things/amiYiar, and familiar things new. GM ORNITHOLOGY. — Horot Subscciva. No. 1. "L'alonette sY-lanco...
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The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 2

1832
...shelter, and makes night the confidant of those actions, which cannot be trusted to the tell-tale day The two most engaging powers of an author are, to make new things familiar, and familiar things new. THE DWELLING OF MY CHOICE. BY SF SMITH. "Where gorgeous clouds usher the morning's...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 1

1834
...him that pleases them, otherwise he should not be blessed with their looks." — Eccentric Biography. The two most engaging powers of an author are, to make new things familiar, and familiar things new. THE PARRICIDE PUNISHED. THE following very singular adventure is related as...
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The beauties of Johnson: choice selections from his works

Samuel Johnson - 1851
...what were his means of supplying them. That which is easy at one time .was difficult at another. HM. The two most engaging powers of an author are, to make new things familiar, and familiar things new. Life of Pope. Making any material alterations in the works of a writer, after...
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The Beauties of Sterne: Choice Selections from His Works

Laurence Sterne - 1853 - 160 pages
...were his means of supplying them. That which is easy at one time - was difficult at another. i;>M. The two most engaging powers of an author are, to make new things familiar, and familiar things new. Life of Pape. Making any material alterations in the works of a writer, after...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...his first model and proposal, and many tioœs to double the charge and expense of it. Dr. John Scott. The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, au<i familiar things AŤ*-. Jo/tngoit. This I hold A sicret worth its weight in gold To those who write...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 pages
...kindness than judgment, or more fear to offend than desire to instruct. DR. S. JOHNSON : Life of Prior. The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new thingsyi;m///Wr and familiar things new. DR. S. JOHNSON. The remedy of fruitfulness is easy, but no...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 752 pages
...kindness than judgment, or more fear to offend than desire to instruct. DR. S. JOHNSON: Life of Prior. o be happy all the while this prodigious mass of sand ftun^f, familiar and fiiniilitir things new. DR. S. JOHNSON. The remedy of fruitfulness is easy, but...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

1891 - 527 pages
...particular scandal once can touch ; But it confounds the breather. Shakespeare AUTHORSHIP. ART OF. The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, and familiar things new. CABES OF. None but an author knows an author's cares, Or fancy's fondness...
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