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" There were upwards of two hundred and fifty ladies present, and it was called no great number. In loftiness of headdress, these ladies stoop to the daughters of the north, in richness of dress, surpass them, in health and floridity of countenance,... "
The History of South Carolina Under the Royal Government, 1719-1776 - Page 529
by Edward McCrady - 1899 - 847 pages
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Memoir of the life of Josiah Quincy jun. of Massachusetts

Josiah Quincy - 1825 - 498 pages
...two hundred and fifty ladies present, and it was called no great number. In loftiness of headdress, these ladies stoop to the daughters of the north,...them, in health and floridity of countenance, 13 vail to them. la taciturnity duriug the performances, greatly before our ladies ; in noise and flirtation...
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Eliza Pinckney

Harriott Horry Ravenel - South Carolina - 1896 - 331 pages
...two hundred and fifty ladies present, and it was called no great number. In loftiness of headdress these ladies stoop to the daughters of the North; in richness of dress surpass them. . . . The gentlemen, many of them dressed with richness and elegance uncommon with us ; many with swords...
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Historic Houses of New Jersey

Weymer Jay Mills - Historic buildings - 1902 - 336 pages
...could view the " choicest flowers" of the South, and Quincy wrote, " In loftiness of head-dress the ladies stoop to the daughters of the North ; in richness of dress surpass them." It is related of Peter Freneau that when visiting Mr. and Mrs. Philip Freneau in Philadelphia, he was...
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Charleston: The Place and the People

Harriott Horry Ravenel - Charleston (S.C.) - 1906 - 528 pages
...ladies present and it was called no great number. The ladies are " in taciturnity during the performance greatly before our ladies; in noise and flirtation...after the music is over, pretty much on a par. If our " (Boston) " ladies have any advantage, it is in white and red, vivacity and spirit. The gentlemen...
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ROMANTIC DAYS IN THE EARLY REPUBLIC

MARY CAROLINE CRAWFORD - 1912
...no great number. The ladies are " in taciturnity during the performance greatly before our [Boston] ladies; in noise and flirtation after the music is...and spirit. The gentlemen many of them dressed with elegance and richness uncommon with us. Many with swords on." To Lord Charles Greville Montagu, the...
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Romantic Days in the Early Republic

Mary Caroline Crawford - Cities and towns - 1912 - 438 pages
...no great number. The ladies are " in taciturnity during the performance greatly before our [Boston] ladies; in noise and flirtation after the music is...and spirit. The gentlemen many of them dressed with elegance and richness uncommon with us. Many with swords on." To Lord Charles Greville Montagu, the...
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America's Music, from the Pilgrims to the Present

Gilbert Chase - Music - 1992 - 712 pages
...upwards of two hundred f1fty ladies, and it was called no great show. ... In loftiness of head-dress these ladies stoop to the daughters of the North:...surpass them: in health and floridity of countenance veil [bow] to them: in taciturnity during the performances greatly before our ladies: in noise and...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 49

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1916
...no E . However I saw Beauty in a Brow of Egypt. To be sure not a Helen's. In loftiness of head-dress these ladies stoop to the daughters of the North :...surpass them : in health and floridity of countenance veil to them: in taciturnity during the performances greatly before our ladies: in noise and flirtations...
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Votaries of Apollo: The St. Cecilia Society and the Patronage of Concert ...

Nicholas Michael Butler - History - 2007 - 375 pages
...upwards of two hundred and fifty ladies, and it was called no great show. ... In loftiness of head-dress these ladies stoop to the daughters of the North:...surpass them: in health and floridity of countenance veil to them: in taciturnity during the performances greatly before [surpass] our ladies: in noise...
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The South in the Building of the Nation: History of the intellectual life ...

Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler, Franklin Lafayette Riley, James Curtis Ballagh, John Bell Henneman, Edwin Mims, Thomas Edward Watson, Samuel Chiles Mitchell, Walter Lynwood Fleming - American literature - 1909
...own Boston is evidenced by his observation that the ladies are "in taciturnity during the performance greatly before our ladies; in noise and flirtation after the music is over pretty much on a par."* In 1792 Maj. Thomas Pinckney, then Minister to England, was requested by the managers to send out "one...
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