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" ... dust, visible or invisible, was the plague of her life. I have seen her order the teakettle to be emptied and refilled, because some one had passed across the hearth while it was on the fire preparing for her breakfast. She had indulged these humors... "
The London Quarterly Review - Page 94
1851
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 25

American periodicals - 1850 - 638 pages
...sometimes' in summer, when a fire was not needed, for fire produced ashes, and ashes occasioned dust, and dust, visible or invisible, was the plague of her...refilled because some one had passed across the hearth while it was on the fire preparing for her breakfast. She had indulged these humors till she had formed...
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The life and correspondence of Robert Southey. Ed. by C.C. Southey, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1849 - 412 pages
...sometimes in summer, when a fire was not needed, for fire produced ashes, and ashes occasioned dust, and dust, visible or invisible, was the plague of her...refilled, because some one had passed across the hearth while it was on the "fire preparing for her breakfast. She had indulged these humours till she had...
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The Life and Correspondence of Robert Southey, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1849 - 388 pages
...in summer, when a fire was not needed, for fire produced f-\ ashes, and ashes occasioned dust, and dust, visible or invisible, was the plague of her...refilled, because some one had passed across the hearth while it was on the fire preparing for her breakfast. She had indulged these humours till she had formed...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 6

Robert Aspland - 1850 - 794 pages
...sometimes in summer when a fire was not needed, for fire produced ashes, and ashes occasioned dust, and dust, visible or invisible, was the plague of her...refilled, because some one had passed across the hearth while it was on the fire preparing for her breakfast. She had indulged these humours till she had formed...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

American literature - 1850 - 604 pages
...sometimes in summer, when a fire was not needed, for fire produced ashes, and ashes occasioned dust, and dust, visible or invisible, was the plague of her...refilled because some one had passed across the hearth while it was on the fire preparing for her breakfast. She had indulged these humors till she had formed...
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The North British Review, Volume 12

English literature - 1850 - 580 pages
...sometimes in summer, when a fire was not needed, for fire produced ashes, and ashes occasioned dust, and dust, visible or invisible, was the plague of her...refilled because some one had passed across the hearth while it was on the fire preparing for her breakfast. She had indulged these humours till she had formed...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1850 - 608 pages
...sometimes in summer, when a fire was not needed, for fire produced ashes, and ashes occasioned dust, and n ٿa . Sx qO / G^ ꑞ ᵃ [ ݊ f2 $2E "... "l+N ߪ n lj 7N r?ja [B + w v J E6 %+? \u \% ^ while it was on the Pre preparing for her breakfast. She had ˇudulged these humors till she had formed...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 88

English literature - 1851 - 604 pages
...acquaintance of every performer in whom she saw merit, and received them with worshipful hospitality under her own roof. She seems to have lived on their flatteries...whom she accounted unclean ; all who were not her favourites were included in that class. I never saw her more annoyed than on one occasion when a man,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 88

1851 - 606 pages
...establishment, and enforced absolute submission to her smallest caprices. Except when the dramatis persona were within call, she was thrifty — and to save...visible or invisible, was the plague of her life. I Ii:m- seen her order the tea-kettle to be emptied and refilled, because some one had passed across...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 20

Universalism - 1852 - 572 pages
...fire was not needed, for 6re produced ashes, and ashes occasioned dust, and dust, visible or invisble, was the plague of her life. I have seen her order...refilled, because some one had passed across the hearth while it was on the fire preparing for her breakfast. She had indulged these humors till she had formed...
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