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" Of my wife I will merely say that she is a perfect paragon of wives can make puddings and sweets and treacle posset, and is the best woman of business in Eastern Anglia of my step-daughter for such she is, though I generally call her daughter,... "
Wild Wales: Its People, Language and Scenery - Page 16
by George Henry Borrow - 2004 - 579 pages
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Immortal memories

Clement King Shorter - Best books - 1907 - 283 pages
...me by her executor, Mr. Hubert Smith, and these will be used in my forthcoming biography of Borrow. has always shown herself a daughter to me, that she...style, and playing remarkably well on the guitar. Yes, I am not quite sure but that Borrow was really a good fellow all round, as well as being a good...
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George Borrow: the man and his books

Edward Thomas - 1912 - 333 pages
...year and a home at Oulton. Fifteen or sixteen years later he spoke of his wife and daughter thus : " Of my wife I will merely say that she is a perfect...thing so-called but the real Spanish guitar." His wife wrote letters for him, copied his manuscripts, and helped to correct his proofs. She remained...
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George Borrow and his circle: wherein may be found many hitherto unpublished ...

Clement King Shorter, George Henry Borrow - Authors, English - 1913 - 450 pages
...Knapp had not seen. Borrow's further tribute to his wife and stepdaughter in Wild Wales is well known : Of my wife I will merely say that she is a perfect...well on the guitar not the trumpery German thing so called, but the real Spanish guitar. Borrow belonged to the type of men who would never marry did...
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