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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 - 1856
...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 mch an enormous stature, that we appeared as grasshoppers before them. At present...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...1711. Tanta eet qaœnndi cura decolle. — Juv. Sal vi. 500. So »tudiouil/ iheir penóos they adorn. of one of his hedges. Among other pieces of news...knight brought from his country-seat, he informed tliau the men.* The women were of such an enormous stature, that " we appeared as grasshoppers before...
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Costume in England: A History of Dress from the Earliest Period Until the ...

Frederick William Fairholt - 1860 - 607 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 up...female part of our species were much taller than the men.f I remember several lidies that were once very near seven feet high, that at present want lome...
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Addison's humorous essays, selected from the 'Spectator'.

Joseph Addison - 1863
...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 in...
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THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

1864
...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 in...
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The Churchman's shilling magazine and family treasury, conducted ..., 1. köide

Robert Hall Baynes - 1867
...variable a thing iii nature as a lady's head-dress. Within my own time I have known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot...manner diminished and sunk into a race of beauties that seem almost another species. I remember some ladies who were once very near seven feet high, that at...
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The Works of Joseph Addison

1870
...height insomuch that 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 the whole sex is in a manner dwarfed and shrunk into a race of beauties that seems almost another species. I remember several ladies,...
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London Society, 22. köide

1872
...variable a 1 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...stature that we appeared as grasshoppers before them.' Thus wrote Joseph Addison, graceful essayist and genial companion, a hundred and sixty years ago. That...
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A practical introduction to English composition on a new plan

John Daniel Morell - 1873
...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...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, 2. köide

Joseph Addison - 1888
...species were much taller than the men. The women were of such an enormous stature, that "we appeared aa grasshoppers before them :" at present the whole sex is in a manner dwarfed and shrunk into a race of beauties that seems almost another species. I remember several ladies,...
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