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" A pair of fashionables now came in, dressed in the extreme of the present modes, which I would describe, were not the thing impossible. As they took me for some country neighbour of Sophy's, they paid no more attention to me than if I had been a piece... "
Phrynette - Page 186
by Marthe Troly-Curtin - 1911 - 333 pages
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Salmagundi

James Kirke Paulding - 1835
...describe, were not the thing impossible. As they took me for some country neighbour of Sophy's, they paid no more attention to me than if I had been a piece of oldfashioned furniture. long out of date so they talked on without the least regard to...
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Paulding's Works: Salmagundi; or, The whim-whams and opinions of Launcelot ...

James Kirke Paulding, Washington Irving - 1835
...describe, were not the thing impossible. As they took me for some country neighbour of Sophy's, they paid no more attention to me than if I had been a piece of oldfashioned furniture, long out of date so they talked on without the least regard to...
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The Heart of the Continent: A Record of Travel Across the Plains and in ...

Fitz Hugh Ludlow - Mormon Church - 1870 - 568 pages
...rear column. I had not many minutes of anxiety. The herd saw me fifty rods off, but, as I expected, paid no more attention to me than if I had been a grass-blade. Nor could they if they would. All stampedes are alike, whether of men or animals. For...
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Grandmother's Stories

Frances B. Hurlbut - Children's stories - 1889 - 162 pages
...Indians in full war-paint and dress, muskets in their hands and knives and tomahawks in their belts. They paid no more attention to me than if I had been a block of wood, but went to the cupboard, and took the bread and cake and everything eatable. They drank...
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Tattlings of a retired politician

Forrest Crissey - Politicians - 1904 - 487 pages
...young fellows on horseback drew up, jumped from their saddles and allowed their horses to drink. They paid no more attention to me than if I had been a grasshopper, but put in their time drinking red liquor out of the flasks they carried in their pockets....
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Under Pontius Pilate: Being a Part of the Correspondence Between Caius ...

William Schuyler - Literary Collections - 1906 - 351 pages
...came upon a dense multitude. For a time our way was completely blocked by the surging rabble, which paid no more attention to me than if I had been a mere Galilean. I lost my temper. "Make way for your betters!" I called out. 45 " Out of our path, or...
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Some Reminiscences

William Lawrence Royall - United States - 1909 - 210 pages
...argue it for her in the Supreme Court of the United States. Conkling was very reserved and haughty, and paid no more attention to me than if I had been a poodle dog. The argument he made before the court was on the level of a schoolboy's, and after he had...
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Historical Collections, Volume 38

History - 1912
...Indians in full war-paint and dress, muskets in their hands and knives and tomahawks in their belts. They paid no more attention to me than if I had been a block of wood, but went to the cupboard and took the. bread and cake and everything eatable. They drank...
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You Can Go Home Again: Reconnecting with Your Family

Monica McGoldrick - Family & Relationships - 1997 - 336 pages
...began to talk about his boyhood. He talked and talked, as though he'd known me all his life, but he paid no more attention to me than if I had been a chair. He talked about how he'd had no home, no mother in the real sense, no father in the real sense,...
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