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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 Living Age, 107. köide

1870
...de;rees. About ten years ago it shot up to a very -;reat height, insomuch that the female part of iur species were much taller than the men. The women were of such enormous stature that men appeared as grasshoppers before them. At iresent the whole sex is in a manner dwarfed .nd shrunk...
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The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the ...

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - 1846 - 482 lehte
...animadversion. " Within my own memory," says one of them, " I have known a lady's head-dress 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.'" Further on we find : " Women...
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The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the ...

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - 1846 - 482 lehte
...animadversion. " Within my own memory," says one of them, " I have known a lady's head-dress 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.'" Further on we find : " Women...
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Costume in England: A History of Dress from the Earliest Period Till the ...

Frederick William Fairholt - 1846 - 618 lehte
...is not so variable a thing in nature," adding, " within my own memory I have known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot...female part of our species were much taller than the men.2 I remember several ladies that were once very near seven feet high, 1 As early as March 1709,...
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Costume in England: A History of Dress from the Earliest Period Till the ...

Frederick William Fairholt - 1846 - 618 lehte
...in nature," adding, " within my own memory I have known it rise and fall ahove thirty degrees. Ahout ten years ago it shot up to a very great height, insomuch...female part of our species were much taller than the men.2 I rememher several ladies that were once very near seven feet high, 1 As early as March 1709,...
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Sir Roger de Coverley

Joseph Addison - 1852 - 233 lehte
...variable 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...the female part of our species were much taller than men. The women were of such an enormous stature that we appeared as Grasshoppers before them. At present...
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Sir Roger de Coverley

Joseph Addison - 1852 - 233 lehte
...variable 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...the female part of our species were much taller than men. The women were of such an enormous stature that we appeared as Grasshoppers before them. At present...
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The Young Ladies' Elocutionary Reader: Containing a Selection of Reading Lessons

Anna U. Russell - 1853 - 480 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...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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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ...

Spectator The - 1853
...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...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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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1853
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's headdress. Within my own memory I have known it rise andfallabove thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot up to...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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