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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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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. ...

Leigh Hunt - London (England) - 1848 - 312 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 ; instead of a chain, she had on an oblong collar of gold and jewels. As she went along in all this state and magnificence, she spoke...
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Bizarre: For Fireside and Wayside, Volume 3

1853
...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 Greek...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry

C. Gough - 1853
...with pearls the size of beans ; and over it a mantle of black silk, shot with silver threads ; and instead of a chain, she had an oblong collar of gold and jewels. Needles and pins were now in common use. The making of the former was commenced in 1566, by Grouso,...
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Classic and Historic Portraits

James Bruce - Biography - 1854 - 352 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...magnificence, she spoke very graciously first to one and then to another, whether foreign ministers, or those who attended for different reasons, in English,...
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Recollections of Literary Characters and Celebrated Places: Dr. Maginn. Ham ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Authors, English - 1854
...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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Recollections of Literary Characters and Celebrated Places, Volume 1

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Authors, English - 1854
...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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Events to be remembered in the history of England

Charles Selby - 1854
...with pearls of the size of beans : and over it a mantle of black silk, shot with silver threads ; and instead of a chain, she had an oblong collar of gold and jewels. The same •writer adds, that wherever she turned her face, every one fell down upon his kuess. Heury...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 18

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1859
...Fiouu IB. beans ; and over it a mantle of flush silk shot with silver threads. Her train was very long. Instead of a chain she had an oblong collar of gold and jewels." This must have been before increasing years induced the Virgin Queen to favor the Elizabethan ruff...
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The Northern monthly, Volume 1

...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....to another, whether foreign Ministers or those who attend for differentReasonS,inEnglish, French, and Italian ; for, besides being well skilled in Greek,...
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Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With ..., Volume 3

Agnes Strickland, Elizabeth Strickland - Queens - 1864
...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....and jewels. As she went along, in all this state and magiufiwnce, she spoke very graciously, first to one, then to another, whether 1He probably means rushes....
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