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" I fancied an austere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and lofty, and highminded person. A great and holy reverence of right and truth seemed to be with... "
London Society - Page 149
1888
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The Oxford Thackeray: With Illustrations, Issue 76, Volume 17

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1829
...fancied an austere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...interview, she appeared to me. As one thinks of that lif« so noble, so lonely — of that passion for truth — of those nights and nights of eager study,...
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Early and Late Papers: Hitherto Uncollected

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1867 - 1867 - 407 pages
...fancied an austere little Joan of Are marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...truth, — of those nights and nights of eager study, swarming fancies, invention, depression, elation, prayer; as one reads the necessarily incomplete,...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 20

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1869
...fancied an austere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...truth — of those nights and nights of eager study, swarming fancies- invention, depression, elation, prayer; as one reads' the necessarily incomplete,...
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY

S.E.H. CHAMBERS - 1869
...fancied an austere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...that life so noble, so lonely— of that passion for truth—of those nights and nights of eager study, swarming fancies, invention, depression, elation,...
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The works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 20

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1869
...fancied an austere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...that life so noble, so lonely— of that passion for truth—of those nights and nights of eager study, swarming fancies, invention, depression, elation,...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1872
...fancied an austere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...truth — of those nights and nights of eager study, swarming fancies, invention, depression, elation, prayer ; as one reads the necessarily incomplete,...
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Life and Works of Charlotte Brontė and Her Sisters: The professor: with ...

Charlotte Brontė - 1873
...fancied an austere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...truth — of those nights and nights of eager study, swarming fancies, invention, depression, elation, prayer ; as one reads the necessarily incomplete,...
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Miscellanies...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 592 pages
...fancied an anstere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...person. A great and holy reverence of right and truth scemed to be with her always. Such, in our brief interview, she appeared to me. As one thinks of that...
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Life and Works of Charlotte Brontė and Her Sisters, Volume 4

Charlotte Brontė - 1876
...fancied an austere little Joan of Arc marching in upon us, and rebuking our easy lives, our easy morals. She gave me the impression of being a very pure, and...truth — of those nights and nights of eager study, swarming fancies, invention, depression, elation, prayer ; as one reads the necessarily incomplete,...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 34

1876
...austere little Joan of Arc," pure, gentle, and high-minded, of whom Thackeray himself could say that " a great and holy reverence of right and truth seemed to be with her always." The quidnuncs had searched far and wide for the author of Jane Eyre; but we may well doubt whether,...
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