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" Parr to suspend his labours in that dark and profound mine from which he had extracted a vast treasure of erudition, a treasure too often buried in the earth, too often paraded with injudicious and inelegant ostentation, but still precious, massive, and... "
The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan - Page 630
by Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...injudicious and inelegant ostentation, but still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne...the members of that brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs Montague. And there the...
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The Southern Quarterly Review

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...injudicious and inelegant ostentation ; but still precious, massive and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne...the members of that brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague- And there the...
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The American Eclectic, Volume 3

1842
...injudicious and inelegant ostentation ; but still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne...the members of that brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock-hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...injudicious and inelegant ostentation; but still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted liis faith. There, too, was she, the beautiful mother of a•beautiful race, the Saint Cecilia, whose...
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Scenes and characters from the writings of Thomas Babington Macaulay. To ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1846
...injudicious and inelegant ostentation ; but still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne...the members of that brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees, under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1847 - 456 pages
...injudicious and inelegant ostentation, but still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne...criticized, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock-hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the ladies, whose lips, more persuasive than those of...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...injudicious and inelegant ostentation, but still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne...the members of that brilliant society which quoted, criticised, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings of Mrs. Montague. And there the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 21

1849
...injudicious and inelegant ostentation, but still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne...rescued from the common decay. There were the members ofthat brilliant society which quoted, criticized, and exchanged repartees under the rich peacock hangings...
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Notes and Queries

1881
...1800, and the music published by Longman & Co." CJ (Dublin).— The lady referred to by Macaulay as " the Saint Cecilia whose delicate features, lighted up by love and music, art has recued from the common decay," was Eliza Ann Linley, the beautiful and accomplished ginger, commonly...
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Essays, political, historical and miscellaneous, Volume 3

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1850
...and inelegant ostentation, but still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the volnptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in...faith. There, too, was she, the beautiful mother of a beaotifal race, the Saint Cecilia whose delicate features, lighted up by love and music, art has rescued...
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