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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 in... "
Duffy's Hibernian Magazine: A Monthly Journal of Legends, Tales, and Stories ... - Page 261
1862
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Duffy's Hibernian Magazine: A Monthly Journal of Legends, Tales ..., Volume 1

1862
...and, if you take my advice, put her in the fire. Rut is it not a strange thins," she added, "that I, a woman of eighty, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to look through a book which, sixty years ngo, I have heard read aland for the amnsement of large circles of the best company in London."* There...
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Recreations of a Recluse, Volume 1

Literature - 1870
...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 in London ?' This of course, as Sir Walter observes,...
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The Novels and Novelists

William Forsyth - 1871
...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 in London ?'" CHAPTER II. DRESS.—MASQUERADES.—DRUMS.—"...
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The Novels and Novelists of the Eighteenth Century: In Illustration of the ...

William Forsyth - England - 1871 - 339 pages
...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 for the amusement of large circles, consisting of the first and most creditable society in London ? ' " CHAPTER II. DRESS.— MASQUERADES.—...
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Fallacies and Tendencies of the Age

George Alfred Dean - Great Britain - 1871 - 251 pages
...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 in London." The language, however, still used by...
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The Novels and Novelists of the Eighteenth Century

William Forsyth - 1871
...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 for the amusement of large circles, consisting of the first and most creditable society in London ?' " CHAPTER II. DKESS.—MASQUERADES.—DRUMS.—"PKETTY...
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The Novels and Novelists of the Eighteenth Century: In Illustration of the ...

William Forsyth - England - 1871 - 339 pages
...that I, an old woman of eighty 7 / OJO •/ and upward, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a book which sixty years ago I have heard read aloud for the amusement of lare;e circles, consisting of OJO the first and most creditable society in London ? ' " CHAPTEE II....
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The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle, Volume 3

Henry Thomas Buckle - Great Britain - 1872
...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 in London ?" (vol. vp 137). Scott gives no date...
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Miscellanies and Poems

Henry Fielding - English literature - 1872 - 200 pages
...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 in London ? " But, as it is the settled and general...
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The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, Volume 2

George Otto Trevelyan - Authors, English - 1876
...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 in London ? " to foresee what was coming, or you...
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