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" ... the ground, as if she were sinking under the conscious load of her own attractions ; then launches into a flood of fine language and compliment, still playing her chest forward in fifty falls and risings, like a swan upon waving water ; and, to complete... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 232
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 1

1820
...and risings, like a swan upon waving water; and, to complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit, that she will not give her lover leave...conversation he is admitted to, which, at last, he is relieved from, by her engagement to half a score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a promise...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820
...complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit, that she will not give her l6ver leave to praise it : silent assenting bows, and vain...conversation he is admitted to, which, at last, he is relieved from, by her engagement to half a score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a promise...
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian and Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1822 - 514 pages
...risings, like a swan upon waving water ; and, to complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit, that she will not give her lover leave...conversation he is admitted to, which, at last, he is relieved from, by her engagement to half a score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a promise...
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The Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 2

1824
...and risings, like a swan upon waving water; aad tu complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit, that she will not- give her lover...praise it: silent assenting bows and vain endeavours to 'gpeak, are all the share of the conversation he is admitted to, which at last he relieved from, by...
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber ... Written by himself

Colley Cibber - 1826 - 340 pages
...and risings, like a swan upon waving water ; and to complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit that she will not give her lover leave...conversation he is admitted to, which at last he is relieved from by her engagement to half a score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a promise...
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Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 1

1826
...and risings, like a swan upon waving water ; and to complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit that she will not give her lover leave...conversation he is admitted to, which at last he is relieved from by her engagement to half a score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a promise...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 1

Books - 1820
...risings, like a swan upon waving water ; and, to complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit, that she will not give her lover leave...conversation he is admitted to, which, at last, he is relieved from, by her engagement to half a score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a promise...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1842 - 354 pages
...and risings, like a swan upon waving water; and, to complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit, that she will not give her lover leave...conversation he is admitted to, which, at last, he is relieved from, by her engagement to half a score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a promise...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1846 - 176 pages
...and risings, like a swan upon waving water; and, to complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit, that she will not give her lover leave...conversation he is admitted to, which, at last, he is relieved from, by her engagement to half a score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a promise...
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The Town: Its Memorable Characters and Events. St. Paul's to St ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - London (England) - 1848 - 312 pages
...risings, like a swan upon waving water ; and, to complete her impertinence, she is so rapidly fond of her own wit, that she will not give her lover leave...conversation he is admitted to, which, at last, he is relieved from, by her engagements to half-a-score visits, which she swims from him to make, with a...
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