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" That day she was dressed in white silk, bordered with pearls of the size of beans, and over it a mantle of black silk shot with silver threads ; her train was very long, the end of it borne by a marchioness ; instead of a chain, she had an oblong collar... "
London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis ... - Page 554
by David Hughson - 1807
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Parallel History: Being an Outline of the History and Biography of ..., Volume 2

Philip Alexander Prince - World history - 1843
...pearls of the size of beans, and over it a mantle of black silk, shot with silver threads ; her train was very long, the end of it borne by a marchioness...oblong collar of gold and jewels. As she went along, she spoke very graciously, first to one, then to another, in English, French, and Italian ; for besides...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...pearls the size of beans, and over it a mantle of black silk, shot « it h silver threads ; her train ession "wit-combats," in this interesting passage,...Fuller, who. describing the character of the bard While we were there, W. Slawata, a Bohemian baron, had letters to present to her ; and she, after pulling...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

1843 - 660 pages
...beans, and over it a mantle of black silk, shol wilb silver threads ; her train «as "¡' long, Ihe end of it borne by a marchioness; instead of a chain, she had an oblong collar of t- • ! and jewels. -- While we were Ihere, W. Slawata, a Bohemian baron, had letters lo presan i...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 11

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1847
...this living pageant ! for she did not move along like a puppet, but, as she walked towards her chapel, she spoke very graciously, first to one, then to another, whether foreign ministers or others; and English, French, Italian, Spanish, Scotch, and Dutch, came alike easily and fluently to...
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Curiosities of Literature. Edited by H. Mead

Henry Mead - Literary curiosa - 1846 - 230 pages
...pearls of the size of beans, and over it a mantle of black silk, shot with silver threads ; her train was very long, the end of it borne by a marchioness...another, (whether foreign ministers, or those who attend for different reasons) in English, French, and Italian ; for, besides being well skilled in...
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The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the ...

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Costume - 1846 - 482 pages
...size of beans, and over it a mantle of blush silk, shot with silver threads ; her train was very long. Instead of a chain, she had an oblong collar of gold and jewels." During this reign, an upper dress of velvet, frequently embroidered and trimmed with ermine, was much...
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The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the ...

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Costume - 1846 - 482 pages
...size of beans, and over it a mantle of blush silk, shot with silver threads ; her train was very long. Instead of a chain, she had an oblong collar of gold and jewels." During this reign, an upper dress of velvet, frequently embroidered and trimmed with ermine, was much...
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Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest, Volume 7

Agnes Strickland - Queens - 1848
...pearls of the size of beans, and over it a mantle, of black silk, shot with silver threads ; her train was very long, the end of it borne by a marchioness....graciously, first to one, then to another, whether 1 He probably means rushes. L_ foreign ministers, or those who attended for different reasons, in English,...
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Outlines of English history

Henry Ince - Great Britain - 1848 - 108 pages
...beans ; and over it a mantle of black silk, shot with silver threads. Her train was very long, and the end of it borne by a marchioness. Instead of a...chain, she had an oblong collar of gold and jewels. Whoever speaks to her, it is kneeling ; now and then she raises some with her hand. While we were there,...
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The parliamentary gazetteer of England and Wales.4 vols, Volume 2

England - 1848
...silk, sliot with silver threads, — her train was very long, the end of it borne fay a marchioness ; as she went along, in all this state and magnificence,...spoke very graciously, first to one, then to another, in English, French, and Italian, for benides being well skilled in Greek, Latin, and the languages...
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