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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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Some XVIII Century Men of Letters: Biographical Essays, Volume 2

Whitwell Elwin - Eighteenth century - 1902
...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?'"1 Hannah More, to be sure, relates...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and ...

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902
...very odd thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upwards, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read d sweet pleasures I felt in my breast : Sore consisting of the first and most creditable society in London?"' Like so many of her contemporaries,...
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The Works of Henry Fielding: With an Essay on His Life and Genius, Volume 11

Henry Fielding - 1903
...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 Social Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century

Henry Grey Graham - Scotland - 1906 - 545 pages
...an 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 ? " — Life of Sir \V. Scott, vi. 406....
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Woman's Work in English Fiction: From the Restoration to the Mid-Victorian ...

Clara Helen Whitmore - Authors, English - 1910 - 309 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?" Mrs. Behn has been accused of great...
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1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - English literature - 1910
...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 ?" — SCOTT, SIR WALTER, c 1821, Letter...
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Portraits and Backgrounds

Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield - 1917 - 493 pages
...thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upwards sitting alone, should 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 ?" Subsequent writers have unhesitatingly...
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Portraits and Backgrounds

Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield - 1917 - 493 pages
...thing that I, an old woman of eighty and upwards sitting alone, should 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 ?" Subsequent writers have unhesitatingly...
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Currents and Eddies in the English Romantic Generation

Frederick Erastus Pierce - English poetry - 1918 - 342 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.' This, of course," added Sir Walter,...
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The Alienist and Neurologist, Volume 26

Charles Hamilton Hughes - Psychiatry - 1905
...thing that I, an old woman of 80 and upwards, sitting alone, feel ashamed to read a book which, 60 years ago, I have heard read aloud for the amusement of large circles, consisting of the first and most creditable society in London." Although Mrs. Behn contains much that...
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