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" ... least heavily laden of the file ; of peasant girls (very fine creatures sometimes), with natural flowers placed carelessly in the hair, and a dash of powder occasionally thrown in with them ; and nearer to the town, plying carriages with three windows... "
Slight reminiscences of the Rhine, Switzerland, and a corner of Italy [by M ... - Page 47
by Mary Boddington - 1834
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The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal: for July,1834,.......January, 1835

THE EDINBURGH REVIEW - 1835 - 572 pages
...following picture, and to feel assured that the eye of the writer has dwelt on all that she describes ? ' A hum and bustle (indications of the vicinity of a...of some at least of Boccaccio's sketches. At last comes Genoa, bursting at once upon the sight, and most magnificently, — with a gay dazzle about its...
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Slight Reminiscences of the Rhine, Switzerland, and a Corner of Italy, Volume 1

Mary]. [Baddington - Italy - 1835 - 224 pages
...to the town, plying carriages with three windows at each side, full of gay girls fanningthemselves violently in their charming white veils, which make...them, and testify to the fidelity of some at least of Boccacio's sketches. At last comes Genoa, bursting at once upon the sight, and most magnificently,...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 60

English literature - 1835 - 568 pages
...even the plain look pretty, and swarthy men less smartly dressed than their brisk companions ; hoys playing at mora, soldiers looking on, and sandalled...of some at least of Boccaccio's sketches. At last comes Genoa, bursting at once upon the sight, and most magnificently, — with a gay dazzle about its...
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Museum of Foreign Literature and Science, Volume 26

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1835 - 744 pages
...companions ; boys playing at mora, soldiers looking on, and sandaled friars with nothing symptom, atic of contrition about them but the hempen girdle, —...fidelity of some at least of Boccaccio's sketches. At last'comcs Genoa, bursting at once upon the sight, and most magnificently, — with a gay dazzle about...
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