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" It is a real and exact representation of life, as it is now acted in London, as it was in my time, and as it will be (I do not doubt) a hundred years hence, with some little variation of dress, and perhaps of government. "
The Literary journal - Page 83
1803
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1804
...Candles came, and my eyes grown weary, I took up die next book, merely because I supposed from the title it could not engage me long : it was Pompey the Little,...I found there many of my acquaintance. Lady T. and lady O. are so well painted, I fancied I heard them talk, and have heard them say the very things there...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ..., Volume 4

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1805
...came, and my eyes grown weary, I took up the next book, merely because I supposed, from the title, it could not engage me long: it was Pompey the Little,...now acted in London, as it was in my time, and as if will be (I do not doubt) a hundred years hence, with some little variation of dress, and perhaps...
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The Works: I. Letters, during her residence abroad, 1746-1756

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1817
...Candles came, and my eyes grown weary, I took up the next book, merely because I supposed from the title it could not engage me long: it was Pompey the Little,...I found there many of my acquaintance. Lady T. and lady O. are so well painted, 1 fancied I heard them talk, and have heard them say the very things there...
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The British Prose Writers: Lady M.W. Montagu's Letters from France and Italy

1821
...Candles came, and my eyes grown weary, I took up the next book, merely becanse I supposed from the title it could not engage me long : it was Pompey the Little,...and perhaps of government. I found there many of my acquaint. ance. Lady T * * * and lady O * * * are so well painted, I fancied I heard them talk, and...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1837
...because I supposed from the title it could not engage me long. It was Pompey the Little, which has realty diverted me more than any of the others, and it was...I found there many of my acquaintance. Lady T. and Lady O. are so well painted, I fancied I heard them talk, and have heard them say the very things there...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1837
...Pompey the Little, which has really diverted me more than any of the others, and it was impossible logo to bed till it was finished. It is a real and exact...I found there many of my acquaintance. Lady T. and Lady O. are so well painted, I fancied I heard them talk, and have heard them say the very things there...
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Notes and Queries

1852
...Pompey diverted her more than Peregrine Pickle, or any other of the books she had then sent to her. " It was impossible to go to bed till it was finished....years hence, with some little variation of dress." This letter is dated 1752. JHM FUNERAL CUSTOM IN THE MIDDLE AGES. The custom of persons causing their...
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Notes and Queries

1852
...Pompey diverted her more than Peregrine Pickle, or any other of the books she had then sent to her. " It was impossible to go to bed till it was finished....years hence, with some little variation of dress." This letter is dated 1752. JHM FUKEBAL CUSTOM IN THE MIDDLE AGES. The custom of persons causing their...
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The Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1876 - 407 pages
...because I supposed from the title it could not engage me long. It was Pompey the Little, which has reallj diverted me more than any of the others, and it was...I found there many of my acquaintance. Lady T. and Lady O. are so well painted, I fancied I heard them talk, and have heard them say the very things there...
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Catalogue, Issues 1-40

Johnson, George P., bookseller, Edinburgh - 1881
...novel. Lady Mary W. Montagu said that ic diverted her more than " Peregrine Pickle." " It is a relll and exact representation of life, as it is now acted...years hence, with some little variation of dress."— See A'oíej ami (¿ufriet, ser. I., vol. vi., p. 433. 155 COWLEY, A. Select Works, edited with preface...
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