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  • At last Don Quixote's end came, after he had received all the sacraments, and had in full and forcible terms exprest his detestation of books of chivalry.

    The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VIII (of X) - Continental Europe II.

  • Your solicitude so kindly exprest for my success and reputation, demands acknowledgments and thanks such as do not allways come readily to the nib of my pen, but lie skulking about my Heart in various shapes and colours, refusing to be brought forward but by force; and then, like many other forced fruits are apt to come, from my hand, very imperfectly and without relish.

    Letter 80

  • It will be observed that the Dedication to my Boy (who is eight years old this day) contains more meaning than is there exprest.

    Letter 191

  • Craving forgiveness for the liberty I am now taking, I have only to add, by your Grace's desire exprest in a letter to my early friend Capel Lofft Esq, that the Annual amount of the Gratuity I have recived is Fifteen Pounds.

    Letter 271

  • For they, and they only, can say as the Poet has happily exprest it.

    The Compleat Angler

  • As I thus sate, these and other sighs had so fully possest my soul, that I thought as the Poet has happily exprest it:

    The Compleat Angler

  • The maid of the house with her face upon her folded arms, as she stood leaning against the wainscot, more audibly exprest her grief than any of the others.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Mr Jenkinson took pen and ink, and wrote down my submission nearly as I have exprest it, to which I signed my name.

    The Vicar of Wakefield

  • I say in complacence to him, because she always exprest the greatest contempt for dress, and for those ladies who made it their study.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • Jones told her to be true, and exprest much pity and concern for him.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling


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