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" ... is hoped she will have interest enough to stop enquiry, and will have received no other harm than a few such circuitous lines as designate the latitudes on a globe, and the name, partly derived from her native place, and partly from her recent misfortune,... "
Imaginary Conversations of Literary Men and Statesmen: Richard I and the ... - Page 192
by Walter Savage Landor - 1824
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The Works of Walter Savage Landor, Volume 1

Walter Savage Landor - English literature - 1846 - 676 pages
...derived from her native place and partly from her recent misfortune, of La, Nereide Frustata, the whipped Nereid. Nicknames and whippings, when they are once...beyond my prerogative to grant them the precedency. Oura are accused of levity at church : they go thither, it is objected, to make love. Be it so. I never...
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The Works of Walter Savage Landor...

Walter Savage Landor - 1853
...derived from her native place and partly from her recent misfortune, of La Nereide Frustata, the whipped Nereid. Nicknames and whippings, when they are once...discovered how to take off. Leopold. What the English ladiea may be in their interior I do not pretend to know : but when I compare their manners and address...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...169. " Nice customs court'sy to great kings." SHAKESPEARE. Henry V. (King Henry), Act V., Sc. II. " Nicknames and whippings, when they are once laid on, no one has discovered how to take oft." LANDOR. Imaginary Conversations, Peter Leopold and President Du Paty (Du Paty). " Night is Love's...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1903
...the elder sister of philosophy;' ' It is a kindness to lead the sober, a duty to lead the drunk ;' hich is slow to languish is too easily turned aside and abused. But — with the remembrance 'Study is the bane of boyhood, the aliment of youth, the indulgence of manhood, and the restorative...
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Thoughts that Inspire, Volume 1

Maxims - 1905
...acquisition is that of good books. — COLTON. Next to excellence is the appreciation of it. — THACKERAY. Nicknames and whippings, when they are once laid on, no one has discovered how to take off. — LANDOR. "Nihil sine labore." No artist work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important...
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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - Authors, English - 1917 - 597 pages
...quarrelled with everybody except Southey. He was, however, a good friend to boys. In their behalf he said: " Nicknames and whippings, when they are once laid on, no one has discovered how to take off." " Study is the bane of boyhood, the ailment of youth, the indulgence of manhood, and the restorative...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...bedpan by a stranger who calls you by your first name. Maggie Kuhn, 20 August 1978, Observer 45:55 Nicknames and whippings, when they are once laid on, no one has discovered how to take off. Walter Savage Landor, 1824-53, 'Peter Leopold and President du Paty', in Imaginary Conversations 45:56...
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