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" ... the idea that he had seen those celebrated tombs, and given a sigh to the memory of those faithful lovers, separated in life, but in death united — after all this waste of sympathy, he learns, at last, that he has been under a delusion the whole... "
Recollections of Seven Years Residence at the Mauritius: Or Isle of France - Page 167
by Alfred Bartram (Lady.) - 1830 - 208 pages
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1831
...last, that he has been under a delusion the whole time — that no Virginia was there interred — and that it is a matter of doubt whether there ever existed...romantic dreams, inspired by the perusal of St. Pierre's talc, are doomed to vanish when the truth is ascertained ! — ' The fact is, that these tombs have...
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Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting ...

Women - 1831
...last, that he has been under a delusion the whole time — that no Virginia was (here interred — and that it is a matter of doubt whether there ever existed such a person as Paul ! M'hat a pleasing illusion is then dispelled ; how many romantic dreams, inspired by the perusal of...
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION: CONTAINING ORIGINAL ...

BARON BROUGHAM & VAUX - 1831
...at last that he has been under a delusion the whole time— that no Virginia was there interred, and that it is a matter of doubt whether there ever existed such a person as Piral ! What о pleasing illusion is then dispelled ! How many romantic dreams, inspired by the perusal...
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An account of the island of Mauritius: and its dependencies

Late official resident - History - 1842 - 182 pages
...sympathy, he learns at last, that he has been under a delusion, that no Virginia was there interred, and a matter of doubt whether there ever existed such a person as Paul. What flights of romantic fancy, inspired by the remembrance of the tale, are doomed to vanish when the truth...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - 1851
...last that he has been under a delusion the whole time — that no Virginia was there interred — and that it is a matter of doubt whether there ever existed...Pierre's tale, are doomed to vanish when the truth is ascertained ! The fact is, that these tombs have been built to gratify the eager desire which. the...
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Godey's Magazine, Volume 2

Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Costume - 1831
...last, that he has been under a delusion the whole time — that no Virginia was there interred — and that it is a matter of doubt whether there ever existed...Pierre's tale, are doomed to vanish when the truth is ascertained ! The fact is, that these tombs have been built to gratify the eager desire which the English...
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