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" ... about children, to jump over stiles, to scramble through hedges, to climb trees; and some of her knowledge of plants and birds may certainly have arisen from her delight in these boyish amusements. And which of us has not found that the strongest,... "
The Works of Mary Russell Mitford: Prose and Verse ... - Page 27
by Mary Russell Mitford - 1841 - 666 pages
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...And which of us has not found that the strongest, the healthiest, and most nourishing acquirement, has arisen from pleasure or accident, has been in...skittish as a wild colt, as uncertain as a butterfly, as uncatchflfbfe as a swallow ! But her great personal beauty, the charm, grace, and lightness of her...
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Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1824
...And which of us has not found that the strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement has arisen from pleasure or accident, has been in...above all, her evident innocence of heart, were bribes to indulgence which no one could withstand. I never heard her blamed by any human being. The perfect...
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Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery

Mary Russell Mitford - Country life - 1825 - 292 pages
...And which of us has not found that the strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement has arisen from pleasure or accident, has been in...bribes of indulgence which no one could withstand. I never heard her blamed by any human being. The perfect unrestraint of her attitudes, and the exquisite...
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John Arliss - 1825 - 358 pages
...strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement, has arisen from pleasure, or accident, has heen in a manner selfsown like an oak of the forest. Oh she was a sad romp ; ms skittish as a wild colt, as uncertain as a hutterfly, as unratchahle as a swallow. But her greal...
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Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1828
...strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement has arisen from pleasure or accident, hag been in a manner selfsown, like an oak of the forest?...bribes of indulgence which no one could withstand. I never heard her blamed by any human being. The perfect unrestraint of her attitudes, and the exquisite...
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Bower of Taste, Volume 1

Katherine Augusta Ware - American periodicals - 1828
...And which of us has not found that the strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement has arisen from pleasure or accident, has been in...above all, her evident innocence of heart, were bribes to indulgence which no one could withstand. I never heard her blamed by any human being. The perfect...
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Our Village: Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - 1828
...And which of us has not found that the strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement has arisen from pleasure or accident, has been in a manner selfsown, like an oak of the forest?—Oh she was a sad romp; as skittish as a wild colt, as uncertain as a butterfly, as uncatchable...
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The Young Lady's Own Book: A Manual of Intellectual Improvement and Moral ...

Conduct of life - 1832 - 361 pages
...And which of us has not found that the strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement has arisen from pleasure or accident, has been in...bribes of indulgence which no one could withstand. I never heard her blamed by any human being. The perfect unrestraint of her attitudes, and the exquisite...
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Children's literature - 1834 - 415 pages
...And which of us has not found that the strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement has arisen from pleasure or accident ; has been in...above all, her evident innocence of heart, were bribes to indulgence which no one could withstand. I never heard her blamed by any human being. The perfect...
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The Every Day Book for Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Almanacs - 1834 - 415 pages
...And which of us has not found that the strongest, the healthiest, and most flourishing acquirement has arisen from pleasure or accident ; has been in...above all, her evident innocence of heart, were bribes to indulgence which no one could withstand. I never heard her blamed by any human being. The perfect...
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