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" ... clock that strikes tells me I am an hour nearer to yonder church — that church, into which I have not yet had courage to enter, where lies that mother on whom I doated, and who doated on me ! There are the two rival mistresses of Houghton, neither... "
Memoirs of Horace Walpole and His Contemporaries: Including Numerous ... - Page 57
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Blackwood's Magazine

1818
...are the two .rival mistresses of Houghton, neither of whom ever wished to enjoy it ! There too lies he, who founded its greatness, to contribute to whose...and his foe, rather his false ally and real enemy, N c and B— — h, are exhausting the dregs of their pitiful lives in squabbles and pamphlets. ••...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 3

Scotland - 1818
...are the two rival mistresses of Houghton, neither of whom ever wished to enjoy it ! There too lies he, who founded its greatness, to contribute to whose...and his foe, rather his false ally and real enemy, N e and B h, are exhausting the dregs of their pitiful lives in squabbles and pamphlets. " The surprise...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 88, Part 1; Volume 123

Early English newspapers - 1818
...are the two rival mistresses of Houghton, neither of whom ever wished to enjoy it ! There too lies he who founded its greatness, to contribute to whose...his friend and his foe, rather his false ally and his real enemy, are exhausting the dregs of their pitiful lives in squabbles and pamphlets. " The surprize...
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A General History of the County of Norfolk: Intended to Convey All ..., Volume 2

John Chambers - Norfolk (England) - 1829
...founded its greatness, to contrihnie to whos« fall Europe was embroiled. There he sleeps in qniet and dignity, while his friend and his foe, rather his false ally and bis real enemy, are exhausting the dregs of their pitiful lives in squabbles and pamphlet*. "The surprise...
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A general history of the county of Norfolk, intended to convey all the ...

John Chambers - 1829
...whom ever wished to enjoy it! There too lies he who founded its greatness, to contribute to whos.; fall Europe was embroiled. There he sleeps in quiet and dignity, while his Mend and his foe, rather his false ally and his real enemy, are exhausting thr dregs of their pitiful...
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The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, with George Montagu, Esq., [and Others ...

Horace Walpole - 1837
...are the two rival mistresses of Houghton, neither of whom ever wished to enjoy it! There, too, lies he, who founded its greatness, to contribute to whose...squabbles and pamphlets. The surprise the pictures 2 gave me is again renewed; accustomed for many years to see nothing but wretched daubs and varnished...
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Correspondence ... with George Montagu ... hon. H.S. Conway [and ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1837
...are the two rival mistresses of Houghton, neither of whom ever wished to enjoy it ! There, too, lies he, who founded its greatness, to contribute to whose...lives in squabbles and pamphlets. The surprise the pictures2 gave me is again renewed; accustomed for many years to see nothing but wretched daubs and...
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The Rural Life of England, Volume 1

William Howitt - Country life - 1838 - 386 pages
...There are the two rival mistresses of Houghton, neither of whom ever wished to enjoy it. There too lies he, who founded its greatness; to contribute to whose...is again renewed. Accustomed for many years to see wretched daubs and varnished copies at auctions, I look at these as enchantment A party arrived just...
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The Rural Life of England, Volume 1

William Howitt - Country life - 1838 - 386 pages
...There are the two rival mistresses of Houghton, neither of whom ever wished to enjoy it. There too lies he, who founded its greatness ; to contribute to whose...is again renewed. Accustomed for many years to see wretched daubs and varnished copies at auctions, I look at these as enchantment A party arrived just...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 4

Horace Walpole - 1840
...There are the two rival mistresses of Houghton, neither of whom ever wished to enjoy it! There too lies he who founded its greatness, to contribute to whose...squabbles and pamphlets. The surprise the pictures 1 gave me is again renewed ; accustomed for many years to see nothing but wretched daubs and varnished...
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