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" ... is on the left hand, and the seat of intellect is in the stomach ; where to take off your hat is an insolent gesture, and to wear white garments is to put yourself in mourning — we ought not to be astonished to find a literature without an alphabet*... "
The Florida School Journal - Page 19
1891
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China: Being "The Times" Special Correspondence from China in the Years 1857-58

George Wingrove Cooke - China - 1858 - 508 pages
...and the magistrate no sense of honour ; where the roads bear no vehicles, and the ships no keels ; where old men fly kites ; where the needle points...scratch the antipodes of the head ; where the place of honour is on the left hand, and the seat of intellect is in the stomach ; where to take off your hat...
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The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature ..., Volume 10

1858 - 456 pages
...and the magistrate no sense of honour ; where the roads bear no vehicles, and the ships no keels ; where old men fly kites ; where the needle points...scratch the antipodes of the head ; where the place of honour is on the left hand, and the seat of intellect is in the stomach ; where to take off your hat...
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The Tin Trumpet: Or, Heads and Tails for the Wise and Waggish

Horace Smith - English wit and humor - 1859 - 282 pages
...Sabbath, and the magistrate no sense of honor; where the roads bear no vehicles, and the ships no keels; where old men fly kites; where the needle points to...scratch the antipodes of the head; where the place of honor is on the left hand, and the seat of intellect is in the stomach; where to take off your hat...
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All the Year Round, Volume 4

Charles Dickens - English literature - 1861 - 630 pages
...Sabbath and the magistrate no sense of honour ; where the roads bear no vehicles and the ships no keels ; where old men fly kites; where the needle points to...scratch the antipodes of the head; where the place of honour is on the left hand, and the seat of intellect is in the stomach ; where to take off your hat...
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Special Report on the Present State of Education in the United States and ...

New York (State). Dept. of Public Instruction - Education - 1867 - 276 pages
...Sabbath and the magistrate no sense of honor; where the roads bear no vehicles and the ships no keels; where old men fly kites; where the needle points to...scratch the antipodes of the head; where the place of honor is on the left hand, and the seat of intellect is in the stomach; where to take off your hat...
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The Sword and the trowel; ed. by C.H. Spurgeon

London metrop. tabernacle - 1867 - 444 pages
...Sabbath, the magistrate no sense of honour ; where the roads bear no vehicles, and ships have no keels ; where old men fly kites ; where the needle points to the south ; where the seat of intellect is in the stomach ; where to take off your hat is an insolent gesture,...
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S. Andrew's Church, Headington, Parish Magazine, Volume 13

St. Andrew's Church (Headington, Oxford, England) - Headington (Oxford, England) - 1882 - 428 pages
...the roads bear no vehicles, and the ships no keels; where old men fly kites; where the needle points south, and the sign of being puzzled is to scratch the antipodes of your head; where the place of honour is on your left hand; where to take off your hat is an insolent...
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S. Andrew's Church, Headington, Parish Magazine, Volume 13

St. Andrew's Church (Headington, Oxford, England) - Headington (Oxford, England) - 1882 - 428 pages
...the roads bear no vehicles, and the ships no keels; where old men fly kites; where the needle points south, and the sign of being puzzled is to scratch the antipodes of your head ; where the place of honour is on your left hand ; where to take off your hat is an insolent...
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Under the crown

1869 - 632 pages
...labourer no sabbath and the magistrate no sense of honour, the roads no vehicles and the ships no keels, where old men fly kites, where the needle points to the south, where the place of honour is on the left hand and the seat of intellect is in the stomach, where to...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

English prose literature - 1872 - 556 pages
...roads bear no vehicles, and the ships no keels ; where old men fly kites ; where the needle points south, and the sign of being puzzled is to scratch the antipodes of your head ; where the place of honour is on your left hand, and the seat of intellect is in the stomach;...
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