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" with whom I lived were very pleasant, but very idle, fellows. Our life was an imitation of high life in London. Luckily drinking was not the fashion ; but what we did drink was claret, and we had our regular round of evening card-parties, to the great... "
Diaries and Correspondence of James Harris, First Earl of Malmesbury - Page ix
by James Harris Earl of Malmesbury - 1844 - 1563 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 176-177

Early English newspapers - 1844 - 792 pages
...then closed it in a farewell passage which is printed in vol. I. p. xvi. GENT. MAO. VOL. XXII. night, when I took into my head to be taught trigonometry....was claret, and we had our regular round of evening card-parties, to the great annoyance of our finances," and, probably, also, of their fathers', or at...
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The History of England, from the Accession of George III., 1760 ..., Volume 1

Thomas Smart Hughes - 1846 - 546 pages
...according to the practice of all tutors at that time, gave himself no concern about his pupils ; and I never saw him but during a fortnight, when I took...our life was an imitation of high life in London,' &c. — VoL i. p. 9. With regard to dress, neither of the sexes had left CHAP, off those ungraceful,...
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The Early History of Charles James Fox, Issue 273

George Otto Trevelyan - Great Britain - 1880 - 368 pages
...were never called upon to attend either lectures, or hall, or chapel. " The men," says his Lordship, " with whom I lived were very pleasant, but very idle,...was claret, and we had our regular round of evening card-parties, to the great annoyance of our finances. It has often been a matter of surprise to me...
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The Early History of Charles James Fox

George Otto Trevelyan - Great Britain - 1880 - 488 pages
...and were never called upon to attend either lectures or hall or chapel. "The men," says his lordship, "with whom I lived were very pleasant, but very idle,...life in London. Luckily, drinking was not the fashion ; b)tt what we did drink was claret, and we had our regular round of evening card-parties, to the great...
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 10

Art - 1881 - 692 pages
...never required to attend either lectures, or hall, or chapel. " The men with whom I lived," he says, " were very pleasant but very idle fellows. Our life...was claret, and we had our regular round of evening card-parties, to the great annoyance of our finances. It has often been a matter of surprise to me...
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The Early History of Charles James Fox

George Otto Trevelyan - Great Britain - 1881 - 490 pages
...and were never called npon to attend either lectures or hall or chapel. "The men," says his lordship, "with whom I lived were very pleasant, but very idle, fellows. Our life was au imitation of high life in London. Luckily, drinking was not the fashion ; but what wo did drink...
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Reminiscences of Oxford

Lilian M. Quiller-Couch - Electronic books - 1892 - 466 pages
...be so lax, that a Gentleman Commoner was under no restraint, and never called upon to attend cither lectures, or chapel, or hall. My tutor, an excellent...drink was claret, and we had our regular round of even1ng card parties, to the great annoyance of our finances. It has often been a matter of surprise...
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The Early History of Charles James Fox

George Otto Trevelyan - Great Britain - 1899 - 500 pages
...were never ealled upon to attend either leetures or hall or ehapel. " The men," says his lordship, " with whom I lived were very pleasant, but very idle,...Our life was an imitation of high life in London. Luekily, drinking was not the fashion ; but what we did drink was elaret, and we had our regular round...
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The Early History of Charles James Fox

George Otto Trevelyan - Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806 - 1911 - 540 pages
...were never called upon to attend either lectures, or hall, or chapel. "The men," says his Lordship, "with whom I lived were very pleasant, but very idle,...was claret, and we had our regular round of evening card-parties, to the great annoyance of our finances. It has often been a matter of surprise to me...
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