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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 Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift - 1883
...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 seems almost another species. I remember several ladies...
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Sir Roger de Coverley: Essays from the "Spectator."

Joseph Addison - 1887 - 172 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...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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Selections from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 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...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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Selections from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 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...species were much taller than the men. The women were ef such an enormous stature, that "we appeared as grasshoppers before them " : at present the whole...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison - 1893 - 193 lehte
...lady's head-dress. Within my own memory I have known it rise and fall above thirty degrees. About thirty years ago it shot up to a very great height, insomuch...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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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison - 1893 - 193 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 seems almost another species. I remember several ladies...
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English Prose: Selections, 3. köide

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...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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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various Writers ...

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...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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English Prose, 3. köide

Sir Henry Craik - 1894
...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 seems almost another species. I remember several ladies,...
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Addison: Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1894 - 528 lehte
...of our species were much taller than the men. The women were of such an enormous stature7~tfeBt"'rwe appeared as grasshoppers before them.' At present the whole sex is in a^manner dwarfed and shrunk into a race of beauties that seems almosFanotner species. I remember several...
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