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" I engaged several of my school-fellows to keep up a literary correspondence with me. This improved me in composition. I had met with a collection of letters by the wits of Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them most devoutly. I kept copies of any of... "
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page 35
1801
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 42

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...up a literary correfpondence wilh me. This improved me in compofition. I had met with a collection of letters by the wits of queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them moft devoutly. I kept copies of any of my own letters that pleafed me, and a comparifon between them...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...a literary correspondence with " me. This improved me in composition. I had " met with a collection of letters by the wits of " Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them most " devoutly. I kept copies of any of my own let" ters that pleased me, and a comparison between...
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Annual Register, Volume 42

Edmund Burke - History - 1801
...up a literary correfpondence with me. This improved rnc in compofition. I had met with a collection of letters by the wits of queen Anne's , reign, and I pored over them moft devoutly. I kept copies of any of my own letters that pleated me, and a cpmparifon between them...
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The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on ..., Volume 2

David Irving - Poets, Scottish - 1804
...up a literary correspondence with me. This improved me in composition. I had met with a collection of letters by the wits of Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them most devoutly. I kept copies of any of my own letters that pleased me, and a comparison between them...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816 - 705 pages
...up a literary correspondence with me. This improved me in composition. 1 had met with a collection of letters by the wits of Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over thorn most devoutly. I kept copies of any of" my own letters that pleased me, and a comparison between...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 23

British prose literature - 1819
...up a literary correspondence with me. This improved me in composition. I had met with a collection of letters by the wits of Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them most devoutly ; I kept copies of any of my own letters that pleased me; and a comparison between them...
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Letters, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns - 1819
...up a literary correspondence with me. This improved me in composition. I had met with a collection of letters by the wits of Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them most devoutly ; I kept copies of any of my own letters that pleased me; and a comparison between them...
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The Oxford Entertaining Miscellany, Or, Weekly Magazine ..., Volume 1

1824
...correspondence with me. This improved me in composition. I had met with a collection of letters written by the wits of Queen Anne's, reign, and I pored over them most devoutly. I kept co-' pies of my own letters that pleased me, and a comparison betweenthem and...
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The Beauties of Burns: Consisting of Selections from His Poems and Letters

Robert Burns, Alfred Howard - Poetry - 1826 - 212 pages
...up a literary correspondence with me. This improved me in composition. I had met with a collection of letters by the wits of Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them most devoutly; I kept copies of any of my own letters that pleased me; and a comparison between them...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1826
...up a literary correspondence with me. This improved me in composition. I had met with a collection of letters by the Wits of Queen Anne's reign, and I pored over them most devoutly : I kept copies of any of my own letters that pleased mej and a comparison between them...
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