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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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Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 3

John Holmes Agnew - 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 hy several families in the neighborhood, who visited her, notwithstanding her seldom returning that...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - 1844 - 384 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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 788 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 Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 9-12

1846 - 670 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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 790 pages
...embonpoint. HP said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant nmu.-cmeut 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 Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies ...

1846 - 386 pages
...abroad, and saw little company ; her con• slant amusement was reading, or walking in the gardeni Yet, according to this authority, her society was...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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 794 pages
...emlxmpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and •aw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...attention, — and he added, that her manners interested erery one who knew her. But she avoided company, and was always melancholy save when Dean Swift was...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1847 - 524 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 Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 8

Walter Scott - 1847 - 726 pages
...point, île said she went seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...interested every one who knew her. But she avoided company, ana was always melancholy, save when Dean Swift was there, and then she seemed happy. The garden was...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Interesting and Valuable ..., Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1850 - 1012 pages
...embonpoint. He said she was seldom abroad, and saw little company ; her constant amusement was reading or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority, her society ivas courted by several families in the neighbourhood who visited her, notwithstanding her seldom returning...
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