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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 Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852 - 782 pages
...saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according lo this authority, her society was courted by several...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 Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852 - 782 pages
...§«w bule company : her constant amusement was readin», or walking in the garden. Yet, according 'о !6 mgLh n - 2d[ N, ͠ rX 7PE NQz $ێU Dn atten-tion,—and he added, thai her manners inieresled «cry one who knew her. But she avoided com-pany,...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1853 - 332 pages
...seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden She avoided company, and 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, Volume 6

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1854 - 788 pages
...tnAonpoinl. He said she went seldom abroad, and saw little, company : her constant amusement was rending, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...notwithstanding her seldom returning that attention, — and lie added, that her manner» interested every one who knew her. But she avoided company, and was always...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1854 - 306 pages
...seldom abroad, and saw little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden She avoided company, and 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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Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World, in Four Parts

Jonathan Swift, John Mitford - 1856 - 448 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,...avoided company, and was always melancholy, save when Swift was there, and then she seemed happy. The garden was to an uncommon degree crowded with laurels....
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1856 - 596 pages
...Yet, according to tins authority, her society was courted by several families in the neighborhood, who visited her, notwithstanding her seldom returning...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 the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - 1857 - 532 pages
...exclusive, asked but to be his wife. She would have flung down 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 the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - 1858 - 536 pages
...would have flung down company ; her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Tet, according to this authority, her society was courted...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 Works of Jonathan Swift ...: With Copious Notes and Additions ..., Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1860 - 1090 pages
...embonpoint. Ha 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 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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