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" Then I told how for seven long years, in hope sometimes, sometimes in despair, yet persisting ever, I courted the fair Alice W n ; and, as much as children could understand, I explained to them what coyness, and difficulty, and denial meant in maidens... "
The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ... - Page 129
1853 - 316 pages
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The London Magazine, Volume 5

1822
...explained to them what coyness, and difficulty, and denial incunt in maidens — when suddenly, turningto Alice, the soul of the first Alice looked out at her eyes with such a reality of re-presentment, that J became in doubt which of them stood there before me, or whose that bright hair was, — and while...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...sometimes in despair, yet persisting ever, I courted the fair Alice W n ; and, as much as children could understand, I explained to them what coyness, and...both the children gradually grew fainter to my view, 48 49 receding, and still receding till nothing at last but two mournful features were seen in the...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...sometimes in despair, yet persisting ever, I courted the fair Alice W n ; and, as much as children could understand, I explained to them what coyness, and...eyes with such a reality of representment, that I hecame in doubt which of them stood there before me, or whose that bright hair was ; and while I stood...
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Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 412 pages
...in despair, yet persisting -ever, 1 courted the fair Alice W — n; and, as much as children could understand, I explained to them what coyness, and...her eyes with such a reality of re-presentment, that 1 became in doubt which of them stood there before me, or whose that bright hair was; and while I stood...
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The story-teller; or, Table-book of popular literature. Ed. by R. Bell

Story-teller - 1843 - 410 pages
...courted the fair Alice W — n ; and, as much as children could understand, I explained to them vvhat coyness, and difficulty, and denial, meant in maidens...there before me, or whose that bright hair was ; and vvhile I stood gazing, both the children gradually grew fainter to my view, receding, and still receding,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...ever, I courted the fair Alice W — n ; and, as much as children could understand, I explained tu , And. alX!.. imi.ii a reality of re-presentment, that I became in douk which of them stood there before me, or whose...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...in despair, yet persisting ever, I courted the fair Alice W — n ; and, as much as children could understand, I explained to them what coyness, and...her eyes with such a reality of re-presentment, that 1 became in doubt which of them stood there before me, or whose that bright hair was ; and while I...
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The Essays of Elia, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1851
...in despair, yet persisting ever, I courted the fair Alice W — n ; and, as much as children could understand, I explained to them what coyness, and...Alice looked out at her eyes with such a reality of re- presentment, that I became in doubt which of them stood there before me, or whose that bright hair...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...much as children could understand, I explained к them what coyness, and difficulty, and denial meut in maidens ; when suddenly turning to Alice, the soul of the first Alice looked out at her eyes with suck a reality of re-presentment, that I became in doubl which of them stood there before me, or whose...
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The Works of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1852 - 648 pages
...in despair, yet persisting ever, I courted the fair Alice W — n ; and, as much as children could niuses are contrasted in the prints, which I am sorry to say iu maidens — when suddenly, turning to Alice, the soul of the first Alice looked out at her eyes...
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