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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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The Quarterly review, Volume 98

1856
...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." ' Hannah More, to be sure, relates...
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Jane Austen: Bicentenary Essays

Jane Austen, John Halperin - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 334 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,' Scott concluded...
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Censored Sentiments: Letters and Censorship in Epistolary Novels and Conduct ...

Barbara Maria Zaczek - Fiction - 1997 - 209 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 credible society in London?' This, of course, was owing to the gradual...
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Sociobiology and the Arts

Jan Baptist Bedaux, Brett Cooke - Science - 1999 - 298 pages
...(...) that I, an old woman of eighty and upwards, sitting alone, feel myself ashamed to read a hook which, sixty years ago, I have heard read aloud for the amusement of large circles, consisting of the best and most creditable circles in London' (Perrin, i970:9). Sometimes narratives...
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Joyous Greetings: The First International Women's Movement, 1830-1860

Bonnie S. Anderson - History - 2000 - 314 pages
...is it not odd 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 large circles consisting of the first and most creditable society in London?"2' Sexual propriety, previously...
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Literary World, Volumes 1-3

1870
...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?" At the close of the book, the author...
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