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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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Leipsic Edition of the Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay

Sir George Otto Trevelyan - 1876
...old woman of eighty and upwards, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a book which, sixty yeara ago^ I have heard read aloud for the amusement of large circles, consisting of the first and most creditable society in London ? " 4 who agreed with me, brought against...
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Englische Studien

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Arthur Kölbing, Albert Wagner - Comparative linguistics - 1881
...you will follow my advice, put her in the fire. But is it not a stränge thing«, she added, *that I, a woman of eighty, sitting alone , feel myself ashamed...which, sixty years ago, I have heard read aloud for the amuse. ment of large circles of the best company in London.« Und Mahon 3, 326, wie der herzog von...
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Englische studien: Organ für englische philologie unter ..., Volume 4

English philology - 1881
...follow my advice, put her in the fire. But is it not a strange thing«, she added, »that I, a 302 woman of eighty, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed...which, sixty years ago, I have heard read aloud for the amuse, ment of large circles of the best company in London.« Und Mahon 3, 326, wie der herzog von...
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Memoirs of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

John Gibson Lockhart - 1882
...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, was owing to the gradual...
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Memoirs of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

John Gibson Lockhart - 1882
...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, was owing to the gradual...
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English Poetesses: A Series of Critical Biographies

Eric Sutherland Robertson - Poets, English - 1883 - 381 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 ? " Berners, who flourished about 1460,...
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The Collected Writings of Dougal Graham, "Skellat" Bellman of ..., Volume 1

Dougal Graham, George Mac Gregor - Chapbooks - 1883
...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 !"'-(- It is well that such should be...
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Some Occasional Papers Read at the Richmond Athenaeum ...

Richmond Athenaeum - 1886 - 235 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." I am thankful that we, with many faults...
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Idle Hours in a Library

William Henry Hudson - English literature - 1897 - 238 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 ! ' " (See Lockhart's Scott, chap, liv.)...
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Idle Hours in a Library

William Henry Hudson - English literature - 1897 - 238 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 ! ' " (See Lockhart's Scott, chap, liv.)...
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