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" ... when she composed her hands to play and her voice to sing, it was joined with that sweetness of countenance that three harmonies concurred ; likewise, when she danced, her rare proportions varied themselves into all the graces that belong either to... "
Pleasure Excursions: as Guides for Making Day's Excursions on the Eastern ... - Page 1
by Felix Summerly - 1847
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Records of Old Times: Historical, Social, Political, Sporting and Agricultural

John Kersley Fowler - Country life - 1898 - 238 pages
...brought up, they gave her teachers in playing on musical instruments, singing, and dancing, inasmuch that when she composed her hands to play and her voice...the graces that belong either to rest or motion.' These accomplishments, improved by the ease and selfpossession she had acquired at the Court of France,...
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Royal Castles of England

Henry Charles Shelley - Castles - 1913 - 349 pages
...as a child, and added this eulogy of her charm as a woman: " When she composed her hands to play and voice to sing, it was joined with that sweetness of...varied themselves into all the graces that belong to either rest or motion." Of a kindred nature is the testimony of another witness. " Her face and...
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Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon, Volume 5

Belgravia - 1868 - 2 pages
...we should expect, and not better than a saint might compose." Anne Boleyn, of whom it was said that when she danced her rare proportions varied themselves into all the graces that belong to either grace or motion, is credited by Sir John Hawkins with a very grievous copy of verses; but...
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