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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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Lives of wits and humourists, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1862 - 424 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

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1864 - 784 pages
...embonpoint. He said she went seldom abroad, and law little company : her constant amusement was reading, or walking in the garden. Yet, according to this authority,...seldom returning that attention,— and he added, thai her manners interested every one who knew her. But she avoided company, and was always melancholy...
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The Oxford Thackeray: With Illustrations, Issue 76, Volume 13

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1909 - 882 pages
...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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The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1867 - 334 pages
...•eldom 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 vas to an uncommon degree crowded with laurels. The old aan said...
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The works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 410 pages
...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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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 19

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 410 pages
...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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The Four Georges: The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 414 pages
...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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The Four Georges: The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869 - 414 pages
...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, nnd 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

Jonathan Swift - 1872 - 444 pages
...embonpoint. He said sh< 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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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1872 - 660 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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