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" I was very glad to think of anything, rather than politics. In short, I was so engrossed with my tale, which I completed in less than two months, that one evening, I wrote from the time I had drunk my tea, about six o'clock, till half an hour after one... "
The Percy Anecdotes ... - Page 176
1839
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1810 - 499 pages
...relate. The work grew on my hands, and I grew fond of it. Add, that I was very glad to think of any thing rather than politics. In short, I was so engrossed...and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph.* The imagination and the developement of character displayed in this little romance have much merit;...
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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1810
...hands, and I grew fond of it. Add, that I was very glad to think of any thing rather than polities. In short, I was so engrossed with my tale, which I...and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph.* The imagination and the developement of character displayed in this little romance have much merit;...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1810 - 499 pages
...I grew fond of it. Add, that I was very glad to think of any thing rather than politics. In _short, I was so engrossed with my tale, which I completed...and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph.* The imagination and the dcvelopemcnt of character displayed in this little romance have much merit...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1817
...tale, which I completed in less than two months, that one evening I wrute from the time I had drunk ray tea, about six o'clock, till half an hour after one...and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph." (3f his compilations, the most useful is, " The Anecdotes bf Painting and Engraving." This was avowedly...
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The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most ..., Volume 3

John Colin Dunlop - Fiction - 1814
...the time I had drank tea, about six o'clock, till half an hour after one in the morning, when my hand and fingers were so weary, that I could not hold the...and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph. You will laugh at my earnestness, but, if I have amused you by retracing with any fidelity the manners...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 4

1819
...time I had drunk my tea, about six o'clock, till half an hour after one in the morning, when my hand and fingers were so weary, that I could not hold the pen to finish the sentence, but left oft' Matilda and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph. You will laugh at my earnestness ;...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1819
...drunk my tea, about six o'clock, till half an hour after one in the morning, when my hand and ringers were so weary, that I could not hold the pen to finish the sentence, but left off .Matilda and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph. You will laugh at my earnestness ;...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 4

England - 1819
...time I had drunk my tea, żbout six o'clock, till half an hour after one in the morning, when my hand and fingers were so weary, that I could not hold the pen to flnish the sentence, but left off Matilda and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph. You will...
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The Novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, Dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823 - 659 pages
...relate. The work grew on my hands, and I grew fond of it. Add, that I was very glad to think of any thing f thy long fidelity to me, and that goodness of thy...not power; — tears trickled down his cheeks faster It does not seem that the authenticity of the narrative was at first suspected. Mr Gray writes to Mr...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1823 - 214 pages
...relate. The work grew on my hands, and I grew fond of it. Add, that I was very glad to think of any thing rather than politics. In short, I was so engrossed...and Isabella talking in the middle of a paragraph." It does not seem that the authenticity of the narrative was at first suspected. Mr Gray writes to Mr...
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