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" That young lady had a talent for describing the involvements and feelings and characters of ordinary life, which is to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders... "
Y Traethodydd: am y fleyddyn ... - Page 308
1884
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Stanley: Or, The Recollections of a Man of the World, Volume 1

Horace Binney Wallace - 1838 - 264 pages
...me, the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary common-place...the description and the sentiment is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early." ...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 67

1838 - 596 pages
...involvements, and feelings, ' and characters of ordinary life;' — 'the exquisite touch which ren' tiers commonplace things and characters interesting from the ' truth of the description and the sentiment. ' In this talent the female novel writers of Great Britain surpass those of France. In bold and startling...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839 - 434 pages
...me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary commonplace...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early ! "March 15. — This morning I leave No. 39, Castle...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 8

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839 - 430 pages
...me the most wonderful I ever met with. The Big Bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders ordinary commonplace...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early ! "March 15. — -This morning I leave No. 39, Castle...
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Memoirs of the Literary Ladies of England: From the Commencement ..., Volume 1

Anne Katharine Curteis Elwood - Authors, English - 1843 - 368 pages
...The big bow-wow strain I can do myself like any now going ; but the exquisite touch, which renders commonplace things and characters interesting from...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature should have died so young !" And even at Malta, when, in December...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 76

Literature - 1863 - 640 pages
...was delighted with her. " The big bow-wow strain," he said, " I can myself do, like any now going, but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary, commonplace...the description and the sentiment is denied to me." Miss Austen possessed this to perfection. Another great authority, Lord Macaulay, remarked, " She has...
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William Buck Dana - Commerce - 1848 - 726 pages
...me the most wonderful I ever met with. The big bow-wow strain I can do myself, like any now going; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace...interesting from the truth of the description and sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early." 20. — Glimpucs of...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

1848 - 700 pages
...the moat wonderful I ever met with. The b:_: l>oic-wow strain I can do myself, like any now going; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace...interesting from the truth of the description and sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died 50 early." 20. — Glimptes of...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 19

Commerce - 1848 - 696 pages
...me the most wonderful I ever met with. The big bow-wow strain I can do myself, like any now going ; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace...interesting from the truth of the description and sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early." 20. — Glimpses of...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1855 - 936 pages
...to me the most wonderful I ever met with. The big bowwow strain I can do myself, like any now going; but the exquisite touch which renders ordinary commonplace...the description and the sentiment, is denied to me. What a pity such a gifted creature died so early !'' A few days afterwards, remarking upon another...
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