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" That young lady had a talent for describing the involvements and feelings and characters of ordinary life, which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders... "
'Up the Country.': Letters Written to Her Sister from the Upper Provinces of ... - Page 2
by Emily Eden - 1866
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Stanley: Or, The Recollections of a Man of the World, Volume 1

Horace Binney Wallace - 1838
...Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary common-place things and characters interesting, from...the description and the sentiment is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early." ...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 67

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1838
...involvements, and feelings, ' and characters of ordinary life;' — 'the exquisite touch which ren' tiers commonplace things and characters interesting from the ' truth of the description and the sentiment. ' In this talent the female novel writers of Great Britain surpass those of France. In bold and startling...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 8

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839
...Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting, from...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early ! "March 15. — -This morning I leave No. 39, Castle...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting, from...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early ! "March 15. — This morning I leave No. 39, Castle...
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Memoirs of the Literary Ladies of England: From the Commencement ..., Volume 1

Anne Katharine Curteis Elwood - Authors, English - 1843
...most wonderful I ever met with. The big bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders commonplace things...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature should have died so young !" And even at Malta, when, in December...
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana - Commerce - 1848
...bow-wow strain I can do myself, like any now going; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting from the truth of the description and sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early." 20. — Glimpucs of...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

1848
...l>oic-wow strain I can do myself, like any now going; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting from the truth of the description and sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died 50 early." 20. — Glimptes of...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

Commerce - 1848
...bow-irow strain I can do myself, like any now going ; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting from the truth of the description and sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early." 20. — Glimpses of...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 95

Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, William Harrison Ainsworth, Thomas Hood - 1852
...bow-wow strain I can do myself, like any now going; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting, from...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early !" An Edinburgh Reviewer justly remarks, that ordinary...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1852
...bow-wow strain I can do myself, like any now going; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace things and characters interesting, from...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early !" An Edinburgh Reviewer justly remarks, that ordinary...
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