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" 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 in the morning, when my hand and fingers were so weary, that... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 58
by Alexander Chalmers - 1817
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Fourth Earl of Orford, Volume 6

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1904
...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 in the morning, when my hand and fingers were so weary, that I could not hold the pen to finish the sentence, but left Matilda...
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1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...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 in the morning. — WALPOLE, HORACE, 1765, To Rev. Wttliam Cole, March 9 ; Letters, ed. Cunningham, vol. iv, p. 328....
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...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 in the morning, when my hand and fingers were so weary that I could not hold the pen to finish the sentence, but left Matilda...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 pages
...tale, which I completed in less than two months, that one evening I wrote from the tune 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 Matilda...
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The Letters of Thomas Gray: Including the Correspondence of Gray ..., Volume 3

Thomas Gray - Poets, English - 1912
...time I had drank 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...finish the sentence, but left Matilda and Isabella talk1ng in the middle of a sentence." From Austin Dobson (Horace Walpole; a Memoir, pp. 163-4). 2 This...
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Three Graphic Novels

E.F. Bleiler - Fiction - 1966 - 291 pages
...completed in less than two months, that one evening, I wrote from the time I had drunk my tea, ahout 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 my sentence, but left Matilda...
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Free Rein

Andrä Breton - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 291 pages
...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 in the morning, when my hand and fingers were so weary I could not hold the pen to finish the sentence." This account bears...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 718 pages
...time I had drunk my tea', he recalled, '. . . 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 . . .'), and by 6 August had finished the novel.9 It would be published at the Strawberry Hill Press...
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The Castle of Otranto

Horace Walpole - Fiction - 2001 - 159 pages
...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 in the morning, when my hand and fingers were so weary, that I could not hold the pen to finish the sentence, but left Matilda...
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The Trauma of Gender: A Feminist Theory of the English Novel

Helene Moglen - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 226 pages
...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 in the morning.7 As he recognized, the surreal dream image drew on his intense fantasies about the Middle...
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