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" Nithisdale, that he might not pretend to be ignorant of my person. But perceiving that he wanted to go off without receiving my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of his coat, that he might stop and hear me. He endeavoured to escape out of my hands... "
A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and ... - Page 329
by John Burke - 1835
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The Monthly repository (and review)., Volume 12

1817
...that he wanted to go oil" without receiving my petition, 1 caught hold of the skirt of his coat, lhat he might stop and hear me. He endeavoured to escape out of my hands, but 1 kept such strong hold, that he d nigged me upon my kuees from the middle of the room to the very...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 12

Liberalism (Religion) - 1817
...person. But perceiving that he wanted to go off without receiving my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of his coat, that he might stop and hear me. He endeavoured to escape out of my bauds, but 1 kept such strong hold, that he dragged me upon my knees from the middle of the room to...
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Annual Register, Volume 34

Edmund Burke - History - 1821
...he wanted to go off •without receiving my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of his coat, thai he might stop and hear me. He endeavoured to escape out of my hands ; but I kept such strong bold, that he dragged me upon my knees from the middle of the room to the very door of t he drawing-room....
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - Literature - 1824 - 420 pages
...But, perceiving that he wanted to go off without receiving my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of his coat, that he might stop and hear me. He endeavoured...; but I kept such strong hold, that he dragged me on my knees from the middle of the room to the very door of the draining- room. At last one of the...
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A Letter from the Countess of Nithsdale Etc

Winifred Herbert Maxwell - 1827 - 37 pages
...Majesty personally, I might have mistaken some other person for him. She stood by me and told me when he was coming. I had also another lady with me, and we...me. He endeavoured to escape out of my hands, but 1 kept such strong hold that he dragged me from the middle of the room to the door of the drawing-room....
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The History of Scotland, from the Union to the Abolition of the Heritable ...

John Struthers - Jacobite Rebellion, 1715 - 1827
...But, perceiving that he wanted to go off without receiving my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of his coat, that he might stop and hear me. He endeavoured...out of my hands ; but I kept such strong hold, that The truth is, he was a man formed by nature to be universally beloved, for he was of so universal a...
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The History of Scotland from the Union to the Abolition of the Abolition of ...

John Struthers - 1828
...perceiving that he wanted to go off without receiving my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of hu coat, that he might stop and hear me. He endeavoured to escape out of my bands ; but I kept such strong hold, that The truth is, he was a man formed by nature to be universally...
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The History of Scotland from the Union to the Abolition of the Heritable ...

John Struthers - 1828
...without receiving my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of his coat, that he might stop and hear me. Ho endeavoured to escape out of my hands ; but I kept such strong hold, that The truth is, he was a man formed by nature to be universally beloved, for he was of so universal a...
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The History of Scotland, Volume 6

George Buchanan - Scotland - 1829
...But, perceiving that he wanted to go off without receiving my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of his coat, that he might stop and hear me. He endeavoured...; but I kept such strong hold, that he dragged me upon my knees from the middle of the room to the very door of the drawing room. At last, one of the...
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The History of Scotland, Volume 6

George Buchanan - Scotland - 1829
...my petition, I caught hold of the skirt of his coat, that he might stop and hear me. He x-ndeavoured to escape out of my hands ; but I kept such strong hold, that he dragged me upon my knees from the middle of tiie room to the very door of the drawing room. At last, one of the...
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