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" There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress. Within my own memory I have known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot up to a very great height, insomuch that the female part of our species were much taller... "
New Monthly Magazine - Page 191
redigeeritud poolt - 1854
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress : within my own memory I have known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot...were much taller than the men. The women were of such an enormous stature, that ' we appeared as grasshoppers before them :' at present the whole sex is...
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Journal to Stella (Letter XXXVIII-LXV). Tracts, political and historical ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's headdress. Within my own memory, I have known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot...were much taller than the men. The women were of such an enormous stature, that we appeared as grasshoppers before them. At present the whole sex is in a...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 lehte
...degrees. About ten years, ago, it s'fibt un to a very gceat height, insomuch that the female part 01 our species- were much taller than the men. .• The women were of such an enormous stature, thst " we appeared as grasshoppers before them." At •present, the whole sex...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 lehte
...variable a thing in nature, as a lady's headdress ; within my own memory, I have known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago, it shot up to a very great'heigbt, insomuch that the female part of our species were much taller than the men. The women...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., 1–13. köide

British essayists - 1819
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress. Within my own memory, I have known it'rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot...much taller than the men*. The women were of such an enormous stature, that ' we appeared as grasshoppers before them f.' At present the whole sex is...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - 1819 - 360 lehte
...thtngiiu nature, as a lady's h;eitd-d.ms.; within diy own iKSinoi'jyl'hiive iknoAvp'jt rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot...were much taller than the men. The women were of such an enormous stature, that "we appeared as grasshoppers before them." At present, the whole sex is in...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 lehte
...variable a thing in nature, as a. lady's headdress; within my own memory,! have known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago, it shot...were much taller than the men. The women were of such an enormous stature, that " we appeared as grasshoppers before them." At present,thewhole sex is in...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 lehte
...variable a thing in nature, as a lady's headdress; within my own memory,! huvc known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago, it shot...female part of our species were much taller than the mm. The women were of such an enormous sUiture, that " ve appear* J as grasshoppers before them." At...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 lehte
...insomuch that the female part of our species were much taller than the men. The women were of such an enormous stature, that "we appeared as grasshoppers...before them." At present, the whole sex is in a manner dwarfed, and shrunk into a race of beauties, that seem almost another species. I remember several ladies...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 lehte
...variable a thing in nature as > lady's head-dress. Within my own memory I hi?e known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot...much taller than the men.* The women were of such an enormous stature, that ' we appeared as grasshoppers before them :'f at present tbe whole sex is...
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