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" ... crossed under it. When she spoke of a soldier, it was in a style above her usual simplicity ; there was a sort of swell in her language, which sometimes a tear (for her age had not lost the privilege of tears) made still more eloquent. She kept her... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Henry Mackenzie - Page 232
by Henry Mackenzie - 1820
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The Works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 6

Henry Mackenzie - 1808
...tears) made still more eloquent. She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment...the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish, the benignity of the season. She had few neighbours, and still fewer visitors, but her reception...
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The British Essayists, Volume 37

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her de. portment ; a gentle shade only, like the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish, the benignity of the season. She had few neighbours, and still fewer visitors ; but her reception...
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The British Essayists: The Lounger

English essays - 1823
...tears) made still more eloquent. She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment;...the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish, the benignity of the season. , She had few neighbours, and still fewer visitors ; but her...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 31-32

British essayists - 1823
...tears, made still more eloquent. She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment...the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish, the benignity of the season. She had few neighbours, and still fewer visitors ; but her reception...
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The British Essayists: Lounger

English essays - 1823
...tears, made still more eloquent. She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment ; a gentle shade only,like the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish, the benignity of the season....
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...tears) - made still more eloquent. She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment;...the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish the benignity of the season. She had few neighbours, and still fewer visitors ; but her reception...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent prose and ..., Volume 3

New elegant extracts, Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1827
...tears) made still more eloquent. She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment;...the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish the benignity of the season. She had few neighbours, and still fewer visitors ; but her reception...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral ..., Volume 3, Parts 5-6

Richard Alfred Davenport - Conduct of life - 1827
...tears) made still more eloquent. She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment...the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish the benignity of the season. She had few neighbours, and still fewer visitors ; but her reception...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Prose: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American literature - 1836 - 320 pages
...tears) made still more eloquent. She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced thrui, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment;...the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish the benignity of the season. She had few neighbours, and still (ewer visitors; but her reception...
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Clare abbey; or, The trials of youth, by the author of The discipline of life

lady Emily Charlotte M. Ponsonby - 1851
...mother of the hero of my tale. " She kept her sorrows, like the devotions that solaced them, sacred to herself. They threw nothing of gloom over her deportment...the fleckered clouds of summer, that increase, not diminish, the benignity of the season." A loud knock or ring is an event which even the most accustomed...
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