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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 75

Scotland - 1854
...if native to the element, which might have become a Naiad. 1 have seen her on the topmost round of u ladder, with one foot on the roof of a house, flinging...and garlanded, and crowned with vine leaves, like a Hacchtinte. Hut the prcttie-t combination of circumstances under which I ever saw her was driving a...
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Our village (selections).

Mary Russell Mitford - 1884
...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 which I ever saw...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...Diana, and a bounding, ikimming, enjoying motion, as if native tu the element, which might havebecomea Naiad. I have seen her on the topmost round of a ladder,...down the grapes that no one else had nerve enough to rcai'h, laughing, and garlanded, and crowned with vine-leaves, like a Bacchante. But the prettiest...
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Nineteenth-century Short Stories by Women: A Routledge Anthology

Harriet Devine Jump - Fiction - 1998 - 446 pages
...might have become a Naiad.^ I have seen her on the topmost tound of a ladder, with one foor on the toof of a house, flinging down the grapes that no one else had nerve enough to reach, laughing, and gatlanded, and ctowned with vine-leaves, like a Bacchanre. But the prertiest combination of circumsrances...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 32

American periodicals - 1854
...become a Naiad. 1 have seen her on tlie topmost round of a ladder, with one toot on the roof of a dome, flinging down the grapes that no one else had nerve enough to reach, Uughing, and garlanded, and crowned with vine-leaves, like a Hdcclunte. But iHe prettiest combination...
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