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" ... a boy. He remembered the unfortunate Vanessa well, and his account of her corresponded with the usual description of her person, especially as to her embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company ; her constant amusement was reading,... "
The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal - Page 488
1840
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts ..., Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1814 - 676 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...always melancholy save when Dean Swift was there, and thea she seemed happy. The garden was to an uncommon degree crowded with laurels. The old man said,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Memoirs of Jonathan Swift, D. D

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814 - 686 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...always melancholy save when Dean Swift was there, and then she seemed happy. The garden was to an uncommon degree crowded with laurels. The old man said,...
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Memoirs of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1826 - 334 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company -: her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...always melancholy, save when Dean Swift was there, and then she seemed happy. The garden was to an uncommon degree crowded with laurels. The old man said...
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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 2

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827 - 560 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...always melancholy, save when Dean Swift was there, and then she seemed happy. The garden was to an uncommon degree crowded with laurels. The old man said,...
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Life of Swift. Appendix: Anecdotes of the family of Swift, a fragment ...

Walter Scott - 1827 - 550 pages
...emhonpoint. He said she went seldom ahroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority, her society was courted hy several families in the neighhourhood, who visited her, notwithstanding her seldom returning that...
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Life of Jonathan Swift

Walter Scott - 1829 - 380 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...several families in the neighbourhood, who visited her, VOL. n. 15 notwithstanding her seldom returning that attention ; and he added, that her manners interested...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Jonathan Swift

Walter Scott - 1829 - 388 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...several families in the neighbourhood, who visited her, VOL. n. 15 notwithstanding her seldom returning that attention; and he added, that her manners interested...
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The Romance of Biography: Or, Memoirs of Women Loved and ..., Volume 2

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - 1837 - 382 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company ; her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...always melancholy save when Dean Swift was there, and then she seemed happy. The garden was to an uncommon degree crowded with laurels. The old man said,...
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The Romance of Biography: Or, Memoirs of Women Loved and ..., Volume 2

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - 1837 - 382 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company; her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...added, that her manners interested every one who knew her,—but she avoided company, and was always melancholy save when Dean Swift was there, and then...
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The Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 3

John Holmes Agnew, Eliakim Littell - 1843 - 614 pages
...embonpoint. He said she seldom went abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...her society was courted by several families in the neighborhood, who visited her, notwithstanding her seldom returning that attention ; and he added that...
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