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" It was at an old lady's, a relation and godmother of mine, where a particular incident occasioned my being left during the vacation of two successive seasons. Her house was formed out of the remains of an old Gothic castle, of which one tower was still... "
New elegant extracts: a unique selection, moral, instructive and ... - Page 365
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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The Lounger: A Periodical Paper, Published at Edinburgh in the ..., Volume 3

1788 - 314 pages
...think, and if I am wrong I do not wifh to be undeceived, was the moft elyfian fpot in the world. "Twas at an old Lady's, a relation and godmother of mine, where a particular incident occafioned my being left during the vacation of two fucceffive feafons. Her houfe was formed cut of...
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The Lounger: no. 70-101; June 3, 1786-Jan. 6, 1787

Henry Mackenzie - English essays - 1788
...think, and if I am wrong I do not wifh to be undeceived,. was the moft elyfian fpot in the world. 'Twas at an old Lady's, a relation and god.mother of mine, where a particular incident occafioned my being left during the vacation of two fuccefSve feafons. Her houfe was formed cut of...
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The Lounger: no. 53-101; Feb. 4, 1786-Jan. 6, 1787

Periodicals - 1794
...think, and if I am wrong I do not wifh to be undeceived, was the moft' elyfian fpot in the world. 'Twas at an old Lady's, a relation and godmother of mine, where a particular incident occafioned my being left during the vacation of two fucceflive feaibns. Her houfe was formed out of...
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The Works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 6

Henry Mackenzie - 1808
...the country, which I think, and if I am wrong I do not wish to be undeceived, was the most Elysr.n spot in the world. It was at an old lady's, a relation...the mistress of the mansion. The house was skirted with a few majestic elms and beeches, and the stumps of several others shewed, that they had once been...
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The British Essayists, Volume 37

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...think, and if I am wrong I do not wish to be undeceived, was the most elysian spot in the world. 'Twas at an old Lady's, a relation and god-mother of mine,...kindly daws and swallows. Beneath, in a modernized part of_llie_ building, resided the mistress of the mansion.JThe house was skirted with a few majestic elms...
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The miscellaneous works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 1

Henry Mackenzie - 1815
...think, and if I am wrong I do not wish to be undeceived, was the most Elysian spot in the world. ]t was at an old lady's, a relation and godmother of...the mistress of the mansion. The house was skirted with a few majestic elms and beeches, and the stumps of several others shewed, that they had once been...
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The miscellaneous works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 1

Henry Mackenzie - 1820
...; when I have returned from the coffee-house where the boxes were unoccupied, and strolled out from my accustomed walk, which even the lame beggar had...the mistress of the mansion. The house was skirted with a few majestic elms and beeches, and the stumps of several others showed, that they had once been...
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The British Essayists: The Lounger

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...sun, but may add something to the ideas of him who can lounge with all his mind open about him. 'Twas at an old lady's, a relation and god-mother of mine,...the mistress of the mansion. The house was skirted with a few majestic elms and beeches, and the stumps of several others showed that they had once been...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...think, and if I am wrong I do not wish to be undeceived, was the most Elysian spot in the world. 'Twas at an old lady's, a relation and god-mother of mine,...the mistress of the mansion. The house was skirted with a few majestic elms and beeches, and the stumps of several others showed that they had once been...
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Lounger

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...think, and if I am wrong I do not wish to be undeceived, was the most Elysian spot in the world. 'Twas at an old lady's, a relation and godmother of mine,...of which one tower was still almost entire; it was tenanted"by kindly daws and swallows. Beneath, in a modernised part of the building, resided the mistress...
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