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Memoirs of the clan 'Aulay' with recent notes of interest - Page 207
1881
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 118

Edmund Burke - History - 1877
...two sentences of Praed : " There came up a short manly figure, marvellously upright, with a broad neckcloth, and one hand in his waistcoat pocket. Of...good humour, or both, you do not regret its absence." Although he dressed ill, he had always a superabundant wardrobe, and if his genius did not lie in the...
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 1

Charles Knight - English fiction - 1823
...proceeded. "Tristram Merton, come into court." There came up a short manly figure, marvellously upright, with a bad neckcloth, and one hand in his waistcoat...not regret its absence. "They were glorious days," he said, with a bend, and a look of chivalrous gallantry to the circle around him, " they were glorious...
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 1

Charles Knight - Literary Criticism - 1823
...court." There came up a short manly figure, marvellously upright, with a bad neckcloth, and" one Band in his waistcoat pocket. Of regular' beauty he had...not" regret its absence. "They were glorious days," he said, with a bend, and' a look of chivalrous gallantry to the circle around' him, " they were glorious...
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The City-road magazine

1876
...introduction to public life. Praed says, " There came up a short, manly figure, marvellously upright, with a bad neckcloth, and one hand in his waistcoat...good humour, or both, you do not regret its absence." " At Holland House, the other day," writes his sister Margaret, " Tom met Lady Lyndhurst for the first...
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Passages of a working life during half a century. Re-issue, Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1873
...short manly figure, marvellously upright, with a bad neckcloth, and one hand in his waistcoatpocket. Of regular beauty he had little to boast ; but in...expression of great power, or of great good humour, or of both, you do not regret its absence. " ' They were glorious days,' he said, with a bend, and a look...
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PASSAGES FROM THE LIFE OF CHARLES KNIGHT

G.P. PUTNAM'S SONS - 1874
...short manly figure, marvellously upright, with a bad neckcloth, and one hand in his waistcoatpocket. Of regular beauty he had little to boast; but in faces...expression of great power, or of great good humour, or of both, you do not regret its absence. "' They were glorious days/ he said, with a bend, and a look...
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Passages from the Life of Charles Knight

Charles Knight, James Thorne - Publishers and publishing - 1874 - 480 pages
...short manly figure, marvellously upright, with a bad neckcloth, and one hand in his waistcoatpocket. Of regular beauty he had little to boast ; but in...expression of great power, or of great good humour, or of both, you do not regret its absence. " ' They were glorious days,' he said, with a bend, and a look...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 53

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen - 1876
...illustrious friend : " There came up a short ГВЛКЛ16 JEFFREY. manly figure, marvelously upright, with a bad neckcloth, and one hand in his waistcoat...there is an expression of great power or of great good humor, or of both, you do not regret its absence." Mr. Knight is enthusiastic in his autobiography...
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Leipsic Edition of the Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay

Sir George Otto Trevelyan - 1876
...Introduction to Knight's Quarterly Magazine. " There came up a short manly figure, marvellously upright, with a bad neckcloth, and one hand in his waistcoat...is an expression of great power, or of great good humor, or both, you do not regret its absence." This picture, in which every touch is correct, tells...
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