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" ... all contemporary authors agree in ascribing to Mary the utmost beauty of countenance and elegance of shape of which the human form is capable. Her hair was black, though, according to the fashion of that age, she frequently wore borrowed locks, and... "
Parallel extracts arranged for translation into English and Latin, with ... - Page 27
by John Edwin Nixon - 1874
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Glenochel, a descriptive poem, Volume 2

James Kennedy (of Glasgow.) - 1810 - 424 pages
...person exhibited the union of perfect symmetry and beauty. Her hair was black, her eyes of a dark gray. Her complexion was exquisitely fine ; and her hands...delicate, both as to shape, and colour. Her stature was majestfc, she danced, walked, and rode with equal grace. Her taste for music was just, and she both...
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The History of Scotland, During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - Scotland - 1811 - 538 pages
...capable. He hair was black, though accordmg to the fashion of that age, she frequently wore borrowed locks, and of different colours. Her eyes were a dark...shape and colour. Her stature was of an height that rose to the ma• jestic. She danced, she walked, and rode with equal grace. Her taste tor music was...
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The Spanish language, la gramática inglesa, and the English reader

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - Commercial correspondence, Spanish - 1811
...capable. Her hair was black, though, according to the fashion of that age, she frequently wore borrowed locks, and of different colours. Her eyes were a dark...delicate both as to shape and colour. Her stature was of a height that rose to the majestic. She danced, she walked, and rode with equal grace. Her taste for...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 4

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 314 pages
...capable. Her hair was black, though, according to the fashion of that age, she frequently wore borrowed locks, and of different colours. Her eyes were a dark...shape and colour. Her stature was of an height that rose to the majestic. She danced, she walked, and rode with equal grace. Her taste for music was just,...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing ..., Volume 3

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1812
...capable. Her hair was black, though, according to the fashion of, that age, she frequently wore borrowed locks, and of different colours; her eyes were a dark grey ; her complexion was exquisitely fine ; her hands and arms were remarkably delicate, both as to shape and colour ; her stature was of an...
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Annals of Mr. Bowyers press ...

John Nichols - Authors, English - 1812 - 796 pages
...colours ; her eyes were a dark grey ; h«r complexion was exquisitely fine ; her hands and anus wer$ remarkably delicate, both as to shape and colour; her stature was of an height that rose to Ihe majestic. No man, say* Brantome, ever beheld her person without admiration and love ; or...
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The historical works of William Robertson, with an account of his life and ...

William Robertson - 1813 - 652 pages
...capable. Her heir was black, though, according to the fashion of that age, she frequently wore borrowed locks, and of different colours. Her eyes were a dark...shape and colour. Her stature was of an height that rose to the majestic. She danced, she walked, and rode with equal grace. Her taste for music was just,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...frequently wore borrowed locks, and of different colors. Her eyes were a dark gray, her complexion exquisitely fine, and her hands and arms remarkably delicate, both as to shape and color. Her stature was of an height that rose to the majestic. She danced, she walked and rode with...
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Dufief's Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man; Or, A New ...

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - English language - 1817 - 594 pages
...capable. Her hair was black, though, according to the fashion of that age, she frequently wore borrowed locks, and of different colours. Her eyes were a dark...and arms remarkably delicate both as to shape and coloiy. Her stature was of a height that rose to the majestic. She danced, she walked, and rode with,...
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The History of Scotland, Volume 3

William Robertson - 1817 - 504 pages
...capable. Her hair was black, though, according to the fashion of that age, she frequently wore borrowed locks, and of different colours. Her eyes were a dark...complexion was exquisitely fine ; and her hands and p 2 BOOK arms remarkably delicate, both as to shape and VIL ' colour. Her stature was of an height...
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