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" ... like a young Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying motion, as if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a ladder, with one foot on the roof of a house, flinging down the grapes that no one... "
The Works of Mary Russell Mitford: Prose and Verse, Viz. Our Village ... - Page 30
by Mary Russell Mitford - 1846 - 672 pages
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Children's literature - 1834 - 415 pages
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying motion, as if native to the element which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a ladder, with one foot on the roof of a bouse, flinging down the grapes that no one else had nerve enough to reach, laughing and garlanded,...
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The Magnolia, Or, Literary Tablet, Volume 1

Aesthetics - 1834
...and • bounding, skimming, enjoying Dioticn, as il native to the element, which rn^ht have'become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a ladder, with one loot on the root of a house, flinging down the grapes that no one else had nerve enough to reach, laughing,...
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Leisure Hours

1835 - 340 pages
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying motion, as if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a...to reach, laughing, and garlanded, and crowned with vine-leaves, like a Bacchante. But the prettiest combination of circumstances under, 27 which 1 ever...
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The Works of Mary Russell Mitford: Prose and Verse ...

Mary Russell Mitford - 1841 - 666 pages
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying motion, as if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a...with vine leaves, like a Bacchante. But the prettiest combination of circumstances under which I ever saw her, was driving a donkey cart up a hill one sunny...
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Leisure Hours: A Choice Collection of Readings in Prose

Ethan Allen Andrews - American prose literature - 1844 - 340 pages
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying motion, as if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a...to reach, laughing, and garlanded, and crowned with vine-leaves, like a Bacchante. But the prettiest combination of circumstances under 27 which 1 ever...
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The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ...

Gift books - 1849 - 316 pages
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying motion, as if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a ladder, with one foot on the roof of a house, flanging down the grapes that no one else had nerve enough to reach, laughing, and garlanded, and crowned...
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Works, Prose and Verse

Mary Russell Mitford - 1850 - 672 pages
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enoying motion, as if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a...with vine leaves, like a Bacchante. But the prettiest combination of circumstances under which I ever saw her, was driving a donkey cart up a hill one sunny...
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The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ...

English literature - 1853 - 316 pages
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying motion, as if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a...reach, laughing, and garlanded, and crowned 'with vine-leaves, like a Bacchante. But the prettiest coi'ibination of circumstances under 27 which 1 ever...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 32

1854
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying motion, as if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a...to reach, laughing, and garlanded, and crowned with vine-leaves, like a Bacchante. But the prettiest combination of circumstances Aider which I ever saw...
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A Gift for My Young Friends

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Children's poetry - 1854 - 260 pages
...Diana, and a bounding, skimming, enjoying m'otioh as if native to the elemea , which might have become a Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a...reach., laughing, and garlanded, and crowned with vine-leaves, like a Bacchante. But the prettiest combination of circumstances under whirch I ever saw...
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