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" ... every carriage, and gives the owner an opportunity of displaying his best wig to every one that passes by. A little artificial fountain, spouting water sometimes to the amazing height of four feet, and in which frogs supply the want of fishes, is... "
Journal of a Residence of Two Years and a Half in Great Britain - Page 203
by Jehangeer Nowrojee, Nauroji Jahangir, Hirjeebhoy Merwanjee - 1841 - 492 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 27

English literature - 1803
...in. which frogs supply the want of fishes, is one of the most exquisite ornaments in these gardens. There are besides (if the spot of ground allows sufficient...daughters of what they have seen at the play-house. vOL. i. s I went last Sunday, in compliance with a most pressing invitation from a friend, to spend...
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The British Essayists, Volume 30

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...in which frogs supply the want of fishes, is one of the most exquisite ornaments in these gardens. There are besides (if the spot of ground allows sufficient space for them) verycurious statues of Harlequin, Scaramouch, Pierrot, and Columbine, which serve to remind their wives...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 5

Elegant extracts - 1812
...which at once show the opulence and the taste of our principal merchants, mechanics, and artificers. I went last Sunday, in compliance with a most pressing...at one of these little seats, which he had fitted out for his retirement, once week, from business. It is pleasantly situated, about three miles from...
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The British Essayists: Connoisseur

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...in which frogs supply the want of fishes, is one of the most exquisite ornaments in these gardens. There are besides (if the spot of ground allows sufficient...daughters of what they have seen at the play-house. Golden Wheatsheaf on my right, he conducted me into his house, where I was received by his lady, who...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1836
...in which frogs supply the want of fishes, is one of the most exquisite ornaments in these gardens. There are besides (if the spot of ground allows sufficient...have seen at the playhouse. I went last Sunday, in compl.ance with a most preising invitation from a friend, to spend the whole day with him at one of...
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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURTY

ALEXANDRA ANDTEWS - 1856
...in which frogs supply the want of fishes, is one of the most exquisite ornaments in these gardens. There are, besides (if the spot of ground allows sufficient...of these little seats, which he had fitted up for T his retirement once a week from business. It is pleasantly situated about three miles from London,...
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The Eighteenth Century: Or, Illustrations of the Manners and Customs of Our ...

Alexander Andrews - Digital images - 1856 - 334 pages
...in which frogs supply the want of fishes, is one of the most exquisite ornaments in these gardens. There are, besides (if the spot of ground allows sufficient...of these little seats, which he had fitted up for T his retirement once a week from business. It is pleasantly situated about three miles from London,...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, Volume 25

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1856
...in which frogs supply the want of fishes, is one of the most exquisite ornaments in these gardens. There are besides, if the spot of ground allows sufficient...little seats, which he had fitted up for his retirement onqe a week from business. It is pleasantly situated about three miles from London, on the side of...
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