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" He welcomed me into the country ; and, after having made me observe the turnpike on my left, and the ' Golden Wheatsheaf ' on my right, he conducted me into his house, where I was received by his lady, who made a thousand apologies for being catched in... "
Journal of a Residence of Two Years and a Half in Great Britain - Page 205
by Jehangeer Nowrojee, Nauroji Jahangir, Hirjeebhoy Merwanjee - 1841 - 492 pages
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The Connoisseur, Volume 1

London (England) - 1767
...call it) had it's white wall almoft hid by a curious collection of prints and paintings. On one fide was a large map of London, a plan and elevation of the Maiifion-Houfe, with feveral lefler views of the public buildings and halls; on the other was the Death...
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The Connoisseur, Volume 1

1774
...call it) had it's white wall almoft hid by a curious collection of prints and paintings. On one fide was a large map of London, a plan and elevation of the Manfion-Houfe, with feveral lefler views of the public buildings and halls ; on the other was the Death...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 6

1786
...taught.io ca it) had it's white wall almolt hid by curious collection of prints and paint ings. On one fiJe was a large map of London, a plan and elevation of the Maofioo Houfe, with feveral leflfi-r views of the public buildings and halls; on the other was the...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...eall it) had its white wall almoft hid by a curious collection of prints and paintings. On one fide was a large map of London, a plan and elevation of the Manfion Houfe, with feveral lefler views of thepublk buildings and halls : on the other, was the Death...
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The British Essayists: The Connoisseur

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...me into his house, where I was received by his lady, who made a thousand apoIcgies for being catched in such a dishabille. The hall (for so I was taught to call it) had it's white wall almost hid by a curious collection of prints and paintings. On one side was a large...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 30

British essayists - 1802
...me into his house, where I was received by his lady, who made a thousand apologies for being catched in such a dishabille. The hall (for so I was taught to cajl it) had it's white wall almost hid by a curious collection of prints jind paintings. On one side...
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Select British Classics, Volume 27

English literature - 1803
...apologies for being " catched in such a deshabille." The hall (for so I was taught to call it) had it's white wall almost hid by a curious collection of prints...a large map of London, a plan and elevation of the Mansion-House, with several lesser views of the public buildings and halls; on the other was the Death...
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The British Essayists;: Connoisseur

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...apoJogies for being catched in such a dishabille. The hall (for so I was taught to call it) had it's white wall almost hid by a curious collection of prints...a large map of London, a plan and elevation of the Mansion-House, with icveral lesser views of the public buildings and halls ; on the other was the Death...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 5

Elegant extracts - 1812
...where I was received by his lady, who made a thousand apologies for being catched in such a dishahille. The hall, for so I was taught to call it, had its white walls ahuost hid by a curious collection o f prints and paintings. On one side was a large map of London,...
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The British Essayists: Connoisseur

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...me into his house, where I was received by his lady, who made a thousand apologies for being catched in such a dishabille. The hall (for so I was taught...Mansion- House, with several lesser views of the public buildings and halls; on the other was the Death of the Stag, by the happy pencil of Mr. Henry Overton,...
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