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" This husband of yours would fain have palmed a fine lady upon me, all dressed out in silks, and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I was not to be taken in so." He then laid hold of young master's fine laced hat ; with his penknife ripped off... "
The Autobiography and Correspondence of Mary Granville, Mrs. Delany: With ... - Page 598
by Mrs. Delany (Mary) - 1861
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The Life of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrickś

Thomas Sheridan - 1787 - 488 pages
...Reilly. This hufband of your's would fain have palmed a fine Lady upon me, all drefiVd out in filks, and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I was not to be taken in fo." He then la.id hold of young mafter's fine laced hat; with his pen-knife ripped off the lace, and...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...This husband of yours would fain have " palmed a fine lady upon me, all dressed out in silks, " and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I " was not to be taken in so." He then laid hold of young master's fine laced hat ; with his penknife ripped off the lace, and...
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Gleanings of wit, interspersed with many original pieces, from the works of ...

Gleanings - 1805
...Reilly, this husband of your's would fain have palmed a finelady upon me, all dressed out in silks, and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I was not to be taken in so." He then laid hold of young master's -fine laced hat, ripped off the lace with his penknife, and...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

Authors, English - 1808 - 552 pages
...; this husband of your's would fain have palmed a fine lady upon me, all dressed out in silks, and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I was not to be taken in so." He then laid hold of young master's fine laced hat, and with his pen-knife ripped off the lace,...
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Biographical Sketches of Eccentric Characters

Characters and characteristics - 1832 - 448 pages
...Reilly. This husband of yours would fain have palmed a fine lady upon me, all dressed out in silks, and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I was not to be taken in so." He then laid hold of young master's fine laced hat ; with his penknife ripped off the lace, and...
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Biographical Sketches of Eccentric Characters

Characters and characteristics - 1832 - 448 pages
...Reilly. This husband of yours would fain have palmed a fine lady upon me, all dressed out in silks, and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I was not to be taken in so." He then laid hold of young master's fine laced hat ; with his penknife ripped off the lace, and...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

1852
...Reilly. This husband of yours would fain have palmed upon me a fine lady, all dressed out in silks, and in the pink of the mode, for his wife ; but I was not to be taken in so." He then laid hold of young master's fine laced hat, with his penknife ripped up the lace, and...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry

C. Gough - 1853
...Reilly. This husband of your's would fain have palmed upon me a fine lady, all dressed out in silks and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I was not to be taken in so !" He then laid hold of young master's fine laced hat, with his penknife, ripped up the lace, and...
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The New Jersey Magazine, Volume 1

1867
...This husband of yours would just now have palmed off a fine lady upon me, dressed out in silks and in the pink of the mode, for his wife, but I was not to be taken in so." The political satire embodied in his Gulliver's Travels is full of a delicate, quiet irony on...
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Dean Swift. Sir Richard Steele. Samuel Foote. Oliver Goldsmith. The Colmans

John Timbs - Humorists, English - 1872
...There she is before you." " Impossible! I always heard Mrs. Riley was a prudent woman; she never would dress herself out in silks and ornaments only fit...folding it up in several papers, put it in the fire; wheu burnt sufficiently, he took it out and wrapped it in fresh paper, and put it iu his pocket. He...
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