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" ... 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 splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the... "
Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays - Page 124
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted his faith. There,...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
...still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted his faith. There,...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
...still precious, massive and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted his faith. There,...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
...throne had in secret plighted liis faith. There, too, was she, the beautiful mother of a•beautiful race, the Saint Cecilia, whose delicate features,...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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Scenes and characters from the writings of Thomas Babington Macaulay. To ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1846
...still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted his faith. There,...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65

1849
...still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted his faith. . There,...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
...still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted his faith. There,...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

Archibald Alison - 1850
...still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the voluptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted his faith. There,...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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Essays, Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous, Volume 3

Archibald Alison - 1850
...still precious, massive, and splendid. There appeared the volnptuous charms of her to whom the heir of the throne had in secret plighted his 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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