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" Duke Hamilton is the abstract of Scotch pride ; he and the Duchess at their own house walk in to dinner before their company, sit together at the upper end of their own table, eat off the same plate, and drink to nobody beneath the rank of Earl — would... "
Tales of Our Great Families - Page 28
by Edward Walford - 1877
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Letters ... to sir Horace Mann, ed. by lord Dover

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1833
...at the upper end of their own table, eat off the same plate, and drink to nobody beneath the rank of Earl — would not one wonder how they could get anybody...above or below that rank to dine with them at all ! I don't know whether you will not think all these very trifling histories ; but for myself, I love...
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Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole, Sir Horace Mann - Biography & Autobiography - 1833
...at the upper end of their own table, eat off the same plate, and drink to nobody beneath the rank of Earl — would not one wonder how they could get anybody...above or below that rank to dine with them at all ? I don't know whether you will not think all these very trifling histories ; but for myself, I love...
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Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole, Sir Horace Mann - 1833
...end of their own table, eat off the same plate, and drink to nobody beneath the rank of Earl—would not one wonder how they could get anybody either above or below that rank to dine with them at all ? I don't know whether you will not think all these very trifling histories ; but for myself, I love...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...end of their own table, eat off the same plate, and drink to VOL. n. 2 a nobody beneath the rank of Earl — would not one wonder how they could get anybody...above or below that rank to dine with them at all ? I don't know whether you will not think all these very trifling histories ; but for myself, I love...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole, John Wright, George Agar Ellis Baron Dover - 1840
...end of their own table, eat off the same plate, and drink to VOL. ii. 2 a nobody beneath the rank of Earl — would not one wonder how they could get anybody...above or below that rank to dine with them at all ? I don't know whether you will not think all these very trifling histories ; but for myself, I love...
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George Selwyn and his contemporaries: with memoirs and notes

John Heneage Jesse - 1843
...the upper end of their own table ; eat off the same plate ; and drink to nobody beneath the rank of earl. Would not one wonder how they could get anybody,...above or below that rank, to dine with them at all? I don't know whether you will not think all these very trifling histories; but, for myself, I love...
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Selections from the [Mure] family papers preserved at Caldwell [ed. by W ...

William Mure - 1854
...plate ; and drink to nobody beneath the rank of an Earl. Would you not wonder that they get any body either above or below that rank to dine with them at all ? I don't know 1750. gentlemen who opposed my interest, that I own astonish me a little. The laird...
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Selections from the Family Papers Preserved at Caldwell: Introductory memoir ...

Hew Mure, Thomas Robison, George Jardine - 1854
...plate ; and drink to nobody beneath the rank of an Earl. Would you not wonder that they get any body either above or below that rank to dine with them at all ? I don't know 1750. gentlemen who opposed my interest, that I own astonish me a little. The laird...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, Volume 2

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1857
...end of their own table, eat off the same plate, and drink to nobody beneath the rank of Earl—would not one wonder how they could get anybody either above or below that rank to dine with them at all? I don't know whether you will not think all these very trifling histories; but for myself, I love anything...
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The Continent; an illustrated weekly magazine, conducted by Albion ..., Volume 3

Albion Winegar Tourgée - 1883
...very tedious in the Duke's Scotch home ; for Hamilton was the quintessence of Scotch pride, and in his either above or below that rank, to dine with them at all ?" Hardly six years after her marriage the Duke died, and the following year she married Colonel John...
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