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" a very odd thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upwards, " sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a book which sixty years ago " I have heard read aloud for the amusement of large circles, consisting " of the first and most creditable society... "
The works of Henry Fielding, with an essay on his life and genius by A. Murphy - Page xxiv
by Henry Fielding - 1872
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 3

John Gibson Lockhart - 1838
...:—' Take back your bonny Mrs Behn ; and, if you will take my advice, put her in the fire, for I found it impossible to get through the very first novel....thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upwards, silling alone, feel myself ashamed lo read a book which, sixly years ago, I have heard read aloud for...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1844
...: Take back your bonny Mrs Helm, and, if you will take my advice, put her in the fire, for I found it impossible to get through the very first novel....she said, "a very odd thing that I, an old woman of tight y and upwards, Bitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a book which, sixty yean ago, I have...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 98

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1856
..."Take back your bonny Mrs. Behu, and, if you will take my advice, put her in the fire, for I found it impossible to get through the very first novel....myself ashamed to read a book which, sixty years ago, 1 have heard read aloud for the amusement of large circles, consisting of the first and most creditable...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 98

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1856
..."Take back your bonny Mrs. Belm, and, if you will take my advice, put her in the fire, for I found it impossible to get through the very first novel....is it not," she said, " a very odd thing that I, an oM woman of eighty and upwards, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a book which, sixty years...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 89

1861
...' Take hack your bouny Mrs. Bebn ; and if you will take my advice, put her in the tire, lor I found it impossible to get through the very first novel....old woman of eighty and upwards, sitting alone, feel ashamed to read a book which, sixty years ago, I have heard read aloud tor the amusement of large circles,...
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Recreations of a Recluse, Volume 1

Literature - 1870
..." Take back your bonny Mrs. Behn, and, if you will take my advice, put her in the fire, for I found it impossible to get through the very first novel. But is it not," she added, " a very odd thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upwards, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed...
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The Novels and Novelists of the Eighteenth Century

William Forsyth - 1871
...'private and confidential' on the packet, to my gay old grand-aunt. The next time I saw her afterward she gave me back Aphra, properly wrapped up, with...very odd thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upward, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a book which sixty years ago I have heard read aloud...
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The Novels and Novelists of the Eighteenth Century: In Illustration of the ...

William Forsyth - England - 1871 - 339 pages
...'private and confidential' on the packet, to my gay old grand-aunt. The next time I saw her afterward she gave me back Aphra, properly wrapped up, with...very odd thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upward, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a book which sixty years ago I have heard read aloud...
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The Novels and Novelists of the Eighteenth Century: In Illustration of the ...

William Forsyth - England - 1871 - 339 pages
...private and confidential' on. the packet, to my gay old grand-aunt. The next time I saw her afterward she gave me back Aphra, properly wrapp'ed up, with...first novel. But is it not,' she said, ' a very odd thins; that I, an old woman of eighty 7 / OJO •/ and upward, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed...
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Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works, Volume 3

Henry Thomas Buckle - Great Britain - 1872
...Aphra Behn. He complied, but the old lady promptly returned them, and said to Sir Walter, " Is it not a very odd thing that I, an old woman of eighty and...read a book which, sixty years ago, I have heard read aloiid for the amusement of large circles, consisting of the first and most creditable society in London?"...
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