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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 British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...variable a thing in nature asa 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 themf.' 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 - 1823 - 372 lehte
...variable a thing in nature, as a lady's head-dressy 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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The Spectator, 1. köide

Joseph Addison - 1824
...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...part of our species were much taller than the men. (a) The women were of such an enormous stature, that we appeared as grasshoppers before them. At present...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., 2. köide

1824
...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...part of our species were much taller than the men. (a) The women were of such an enormous stature, that we appeared as grass/toppers before them. At present...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 372 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 n manner dwarfed, and shrunk into a race of beauties, that seem almost another species. F remember...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

1828 - 384 lehte
...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 :'t At present the whole sex is...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., 2. köide

1832
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress: vyilhih my own memory I have known it rise and Tall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot...our species we,re much taller ;than the men.* The * This refers to the commode, a kind of head-dress worn by the ladies, which, by means of a wire, bore...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, 1–2. köide

1836
...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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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...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...species were much taller than the men.* The women were ef such an enormous stature, that •we appeared as grasshoppers before them.'f At present the whole...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, 1–2. köide

Joseph Addison - 1842
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress. Within my own memory, I have known it rise and fall ased therefore to consider what proportion your spirits bear to mine; and when you have made a temale part of our species were much taKer than the men. * The women were of such an enormous stature,...
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