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" blarney ; ' and in one who had moved in the best circles, both as to manners and mind, it surprised me not a little. She repelled all approach to intimacy on my part, by the excess of her complimentary reception of me when we were first introduced to... "
Autobiography of Mrs. Fletcher: With Letters and Other Family Memorials - Page 157
by Eliza Fletcher, Mrs. Fletcher (Eliza Dawson) - 1876 - 376 pages
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Mrs. Barbauld and Her Contemporaries: Sketches of Some Eminent Literary and ...

Sir Jerom Murch - Authors, English - 1877 - 176 pages
...should say she was more sprightly and brilliant than refined. She excelled in tho raciness of Frisk humour, but the great defect of her manner as it seemed...flattered by such verbiage. It was the first time in my life I had * Lockhart's Life, vol. viii. p. 28. MRS. MARCET. met with such over-acted civility ; but...
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A Study of Maria Edgeworth: With Notices of Her Father and Friends

Grace Atkinson Oliver - Authors, English - 1882 - 567 pages
...say she was more sprightly and brilliant than refined. She excelled in the raciness of Irish humor ; but the great defect of her manner, as it seemed to...was glad of an opportunity of meeting a person whose genins and powers of mind had been exercised in benefiting the world as hers have been. I feel sure...
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The Literary World, Volume 14

Books - 1883
...LITERARY WORLD. moved in the best circles, both as to manners and mind, it surprised me not a little. ... I never felt confidence in the reality of what she...and vain enough to be flattered by such verbiage. During a temporary sojourn at York the Fletchers saw a great deal of Sydney Smith, who was frequently...
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The Literary World, Volume 14

Books - 1883
...one who had moved in the best circles, both as to manners and mind, it surprised me not a little. ... I never felt confidence in the reality of what she...supposed I was silly and vain enough to be flattered by sucl verbiage. During a temporary sojourn at York the Fletchers saw a great deal of Sydney Smith, who...
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Side-lights on the Georgian period

George Paston - England - 1902 - 304 pages
...on my part by the excess of her complimentary reception when we were first introduced to each other. I never felt confidence in the reality of what she said afterwards." In 1824 the family went to live at Auchendinny House, nine miles from Edinburgh, where they led a quiet,...
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