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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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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - 1909 - 544 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...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1914 - 204 lehte
...variable a thfng 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, in so much that the female part of our species were much taller than the men. ... I remember several...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 lehte
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress. Within my own memory I have known it rise and fall I'll wage thee. Who shall say that Fortune grieves...nae cheerfu' twinkle lights me; Dark despair around an enormous stature, that "we appeared as grasshoppers before them ;"' al present the whole sex is...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 lehte
...above thirty 1 a crown adorned with figures of prows of ships 1 So studiously their persons they adorn. mickle time to grieve." 1 26 Feebly she laugheth...Like puzzled urchin on an aged crone Who keepeth cl an enormous stature, that " we appeared as grasshoppers before them ; " * at present the whole sex...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 lehte
...insomuch that the female part of our species were much taller than the men. The women were of such an spinal cord and nerves DEATH Death, be not proud,...some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou dwarfed, and shrunk into a race of beauties that seems almost another species. I remember several ladies,...
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English Prose: Seventeenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1917
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress: within my own memory 1 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 Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1919 - 249 lehte
...ubrary. among t,he ladies was largely confined to i 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. ... At present the whole sex is in a manner dwarfed and shrunk into a race of beauties that seems almost...
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Story Hour Readings, 8. raamat

Ernest Clark Hartwell - 1921
...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 height, insomuch that the female spart of our species were much taller than the men. The women were of such an enormous stature, that...
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Story Hour Readings: Eighth year

Ernest Clark Hartwell - 1921 - 432 lehte
...above thirty degrees. About ten years ago it shot up to a very great height, insomuch that the female s 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...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - 1924 - 898 lehte
...variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress. Within my own memory I have known it rise and fall earthquake, roaring deeps and fiery san an enormous stature, that " we appeared as grasshoppers before them;" at present the whole sex is in...
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