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" It is true, that I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation of complete accuracy, even in matters of outward costume, much less in the more important points of language and manners. "
The last days of Pompeii, by the author of 'Pelham'. by sir E. Bulwer Lytton - Page vi
by Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1854
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Ivanhoe: A Romance, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1820
...by the following considerations. It is true, that I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation of complete accuracy, even in matters of outward costume,...writing the dialogue of the piece in AngloSaxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public this essay printed with the types...
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Historical romances of the author of Waverley, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1822
...by the following considerations. It is true, that I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation of complete accuracy, even in matters of outward costume,...important points of language and manners. But the same mor tive which prevents my writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in NormanFrench, and...
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Ivanhoe: A Romance, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - English fiction - 1823
...reasoning, which I yet hope to traverse by the following considerations. Xll DEDICATORV EPISTLE. matters of outward costume, much less in the more...writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public this essay printed with the types...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 3

Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...matters ofoutward costume, much Ifii in ilif more important point! of language and manners. fill the same motive which prevents my writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public this ecaay printed with the types...
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The Beauties of the English annuals for MDCCCXXXV.

Fiction - 1834 - 192 pages
...reverently appropriate them for the moment. (( It is true, that I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation (observance ?) of complete accuracy even...French (in Latin or in Greek,) and which prohibits my sending forth this essay printed with the types of Caxton or Wynken de Worde (written with a reed uponjine...
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The Beauties of the English Annuals for MDCCCXXXV.

English fiction - 1834 - 192 pages
...Ivanhoe, (first edition,) appears to me, at least, as applicable tn one, a writer . , , , ance ?) of complete accuracy even in matters of outward costume, much less in th more important points of language and manners. But the same motive which preven my writins the dialogue...
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The last days of Pompeii, by the author of 'Pelham'.

Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1839
...reverently appropriate them for the moment. " It is true, that I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation [observance ?] of complete accuracy even...writing the dialogue of the piece in AngloSaxon, or in Norman-French, [in Latin or in Greek,] and which prohibits my sending forth this essay printed; with...
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Waverley novels. (Abbotsford ed.).

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1844
...by the following considerations. It is true, that I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation of complete accuracy, even in matters of outward costume,...writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public this essay printed with the types...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 9

Sir Walter Scott - 1853
...respectable precedents in my favour. It is true, that I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation of complete accuracy, even in matters of outward costume,...writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public this essay printed with the types...
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Waverly Novels, Volume 16

Sir Walter Scott - 1855
...by the following considerations. It is true, that I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation of complete accuracy, even in matters of outward costume,...writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public this essay printed with the types...
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