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" And jewelry worth ten times more, I should guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear! I should mention just here, that out of Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers, I had just been selected as he who should throw all The... "
The Quarterly Magazine of the Independent Order of Odd-Fellows, Manchester Unity - Page 298
1858
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Nothing to Wear: An Episode in City Life

William Allen Butler - Clothing and dress - 1857 - 68 pages
...guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear ! I should mention just here, that out ot Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers,...all The rest in the shade, by the gracious bestowal .1 . _ •• . • .. • • • . ' • . ' ' • . I • . ' • . ' ...•• - * ""''' iTO...
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NOTHING TO WEAR

William Allan B - 1857
...guess. That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear! I should mention just here, that out of Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers,...should throw all The rest in the shade, by the gracious On myself, after twenty or thirty rejections, Of those fossil remains which she called "her affections,"...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 pages
...guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear! • I should mention just here, that out of Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers,...styling "her heart." So we were engaged. Our troth Lad been plighted, Not by moonbeam or starbeam, by fountain or grove, But iu a front parlour, most...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 pages
...guess, That she had not a thing in the wide wtirld to wear! I should mention just here, that out of Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers,...Which Miss Flora persisted in styling "her heart." 608 J engaged. Our troth had been plighted, nbeam or starbeam, by fountain or grove, jnt parlour, most...
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Titan, Volume 27

English literature - 1858
...guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear ! I SHOULD mention just here, that out of Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers, I had just been selected us he who should throw all The rest in the shade, by the gracious bestowal On myself, after twenty...
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Nothing to Wear: An Episode of City Life : from Harpers Weekly

William Allen Butler - American poetry - 1862 - 68 pages
...guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear! I should mention just here, that out of Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers,...all The rest in the shade, by the gracious bestowal Nothing to Wear. 21 On myself, after twenty or thirty rejections, Of those fossil remains which she...
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The Book of Humorous Poetry

Humorous poetry - 1867 - 464 pages
...guess, That she had not a thing in the wide world to wear ! I should mention just here, that out of Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers,...which she called ' her affections, And that rather decay'd, but well-known work of art, Which Miss Flora persisted in styling ' her heart.' So we were...
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CHRIST AND ADORNMENTS

REV.S.H.PLATT - 1867
...of such overwhelming despair." Again, when speaking " Of those fossil remains which she called her l affections/ And that rather decayed, but well-known...Which Miss Flora persisted in styling 'her heart," he has well painted the results of such indulgence. And in proportion to the deadening of the natural...
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The Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1868
...should mention just here, that out of Miss Flora's Two hundred and fifty or sixty adorers, 13* 2'.>8 I had just been selected as he who should throw all...called her " affections," And that rather decayed, but well known work of art, Which Miss Flora persisted in styling her " heart." So we were engaged. Our...
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Cape Cod and All Along Shore: Stories

Charles Nordhoff - Cape Cod (Mass.) - 1868 - 235 pages
...endurance and loving sacrifice, of all gentleness and goodness, are not extinct but only slumbering in "That rather decayed but well-known work of Art, Which Miss Flora persisted in calling her heart." Perhaps some day, in some decennial panic, she too may be fortunately ruined ;...
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