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" ... a real, honest, old-fashioned boarding-school, where a reasonable quantity of accomplishments were sold at a reasonable price, and where girls might be sent to be out of the way, and scramble themselves into a little education, without any danger... "
Emma, Volume 1 - Page 26
by Jane Austen - 1905 - 356 pages
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Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Jane Austen - England - 1816
...Mrs. Goddard was the mistress of a School — not of a seminary, or an establishment, or any thing which professed, in long sentences of refined nonsense,...back prodigies. Mrs. Goddard's school was in high repute---and very deservedly; for Highbury was reckoned a particularly healthy spot : she had an ample...
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Emma: A Novel. In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Jane Austen - England - 1816
...systems---and where young ladies for enormous pay might be screwed out of health and into vanity—but a real, honest, old-fashioned Boarding-school, where...back prodigies. Mrs. Goddard's school was in high repute-—and very deservedly; for Highbury was reckoned a particularly healthy spot: she had an ample...
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Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 2

Railroad engineering - 1834
...with elegant morality upon new principles and new systems — and where young ladies for enori.'.ous pay might be screwed out of health and into vanity...into a little education, without any danger of coming backprodi gies. Just observation : — The oidora person grows, the more important it is that their...
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Jane Austen and her works, by Sarah Tytler

Henrietta Keddie - 1880
...abbeys so common in Hampshire that Jane Austen should have made two of her country-houses abbeys P establishment, or anything which professed, in long...education, without any danger of coming back prodigies." These views were regarded as eminently sensible, moderate, and practical in their day; and no doubt...
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Chapters from Jane Austen

Jane Austen - 1888 - 366 pages
...fortunate creature, and surrounded with blessings in such an excellent mother, and so manv good neighbors and friends, and a home that wanted for nothing. The...Mrs. Goddard's school was in high repute, and very deserved^; for Highbury was reckoned a particularly healthy spot. She had an ample house and garden,...
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Emma, Volume 1

Jane Austen - 1892
...fortunate creature, and surrounded with blessings in such an excellent mother, and so many good neighbors and friends, and a home that wanted for nothing. The...without any danger of coming back prodigies. Mrs. Goddard'a school was in high repute, and very deservedly; for Highbury was reckoned a particularly...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Emma

Jane Austen - English fiction - 1892
...systems—and where young ladies for enormous pay might be screwed out of health and into vanity—but a real, honest, old-fashioned boardingschool, where...coming back prodigies. Mrs Goddard's school was in high repute,—and very deservedly ; for Highbury was reckoned a particularly healthy spot: she had an ample...
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The Novels of Jane Austen: Sense and sensibility

Jane Austen - 1892
...might be screwed out of health and into vanity—but a real, honest, old-fashioned boarding school, where a reasonable quantity of accomplishments were...education, without any danger of coming back prodigies." They would have been neither able nor anxious to indulge in the Miss Bertrams' childish boasts. "'...
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Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, Jane Austen: Studies in Their Works

Henry Houston Bonnell - English fiction - 1902 - 475 pages
...conservative instincts led her to cover any ambitions of her time in that direction with ridicule : Mrs. Goddard was the mistress of a school, — not...education without any danger of coming back prodigies. She did her best, by the use of a genuine drama, to remove theatricality from English fiction. She...
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Jane Austen: her homes & her friends

Constance Hill - Authors, English - 1902 - 278 pages
...plain motherly kind of * " Memoir," by JE Austen-Leigh. 34 woman," we are told, whose school was " not a seminary, or an establishment, or anything which...without any danger of coming back prodigies." Mrs. Goddard " had an ample house and garden, gave the children plenty of wholesome food, let them run about...
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