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" ... Cooper, the American, was in Paris at the same time : his looks and manner seemed to announce a much greater man. He strutted through the streets with a very consequential air ; and in company held up his head, screwed up his features, and placed... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects - Page 123
by Allan Cunningham - 1833
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

1830
...head, screwed up his features, and placed himself on a sort of pedestal, to be observed and admired, as if he never relaxed in the assumption, nor wished...real one never troubled himself about the matter. Why should he? He might safely leave that question to others. Indeed, by what 1 am told, he carries...
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Conversations of James Northcote, Esq., R.A.

James Northcote, William Hazlitt - 1830 - 328 pages
...head, screwed up his features, and placed himself on a sort of pedestal to be observed and admired, as if he never relaxed in the assumption nor wished...real one never troubled himself about the matter. Why should he ? He might safely leave that question to others.' Indeed, by what I am told, he carries...
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The Polar star, being a continuation of 'The Extractor', of ..., Volume 5

1830
...head, screwed up his features, and placed himself on a sort of pedestal, to he ohserved and admired, as if he never relaxed in the assumption, nor wished it to he forgotten hyothers, that he was the American Sir Walter Scott. The real one never trouhled himself...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1832
...head, screwed up his features, and placed himself on a son of pedestal, to be observed and admired, as if he never relaxed in the assumption, nor wished...real one never troubled himself about the matter. Why should he ? He might safely leave that question to others. Indeed, by what I am told, he carries...
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A Letter to His Countrymen

James Fenimore Cooper - 1834 - 116 pages
...head, screwed up his features, and placed himself on a sort of pedestal to be observed and admired, as if he never relaxed in the assumption nor wished...to be forgotten by others, that he was the American Walter Scott." 106 NOTES. Since my arrival from Switzerland, I have taken no particular pain* to investigate...
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England: With Sketches of Society in the Metropolis, Volume 3

James Fenimore Cooper - 1837
...head, screwed up his features, and placed himself on a sort of pedestal to be observed and admired, as if he never relaxed in the assumption, nor wished...to be forgotten by others, that he was the American Walter Scott." ference for foreigners. But although it is not in my power to quote its words, I retain...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 5

Allan Cunningham - 1859
...he replied, 'You're not so far out of the way in thinking so.' You don't know Scott, .do you ? He'd be a pattern to you ; you would learn to rub off some...Scott the real one never troubled himself about the mat ter." At the last sitting which the poet gave the painter | the conversation turned on the numerous...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 67

1868
...he replied, 'You're not so far out of the way in thinking so.' You don't know Scott, do you ? He'd be a pattern to you ; you would learn to rub off some...portraits of the novelist. " You have often sat for youi portrait," said Northcote. " Yes," said Sir Walter, " my dog Maida and I have sat frequently,...
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The Round Table. Northcote's Conversations. Characteristics

William Carew Hazlitt - 1871 - 568 pages
...head, screwed up his features, and placed himself on a sort of pedestal to be observed and admired, as if he never relaxed in the assumption, nor wished...real one never troubled himself about the matter. Why should he ? He might safely leave that question to others. Indeed, by what I am told, he carries...
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The Round Table. Northcote's Conversations. Characteristics

William Carew Hazlitt - 1871 - 568 pages
...head, screwed up his features, and placed himself on a sort of pedestal to be observed and admired, as if he never relaxed in the assumption, nor wished...real one never troubled himself about the matter. Why should he ? He might safely leave that question to others. Indeed, by what I am told, he carries...
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