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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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The Waverley Novels, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - English fiction - 1855
...following considerations. It is true, that t neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation of com pieté accuracy, even in matters of outward costume, much...which prevents my writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-вахоп or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public this essay...
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The Waverley novels. 25 vols.

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1862
...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,...more important points of language and manners. But tho same motive which prevents my writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in NormanFrench,...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...better thnn none. SIR WALTER SCOTT. It is frtte that I neither can nor do pretend to the observation of complete accuracy even in matters of outward costume,...dialogue of the piece in AngloSaxon or in Norman French, and which prohibits my sending forth this essay primed with the types of Caxton or Wynken de Worde,...
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The bride of Lammermoor. A legend of Montrose. Ivanhoe

Sir Walter Scott - 1877
...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,...But the same motive which prevents my writing the diulogne of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 147

1879
...his taste or pleasure may dictate.' And again : — ' I neither can nor do pretend to the observation of complete accuracy, even in matters of outward costume,...the more important points of language and manners. ... It is necessary, for exciting interest of any kind, that the subject assumed should be, as it were,...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 752 pages
...better than none. SIR WALTER SCOTT. It is true that I neither can nor do pretend to the observation and which prohibits my sending forth this essay printed with the types of Caxton or \Vynken de Worde,...
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The holy Bible, authorized version, with comm. and a revision of ..., Volume 4

Frederick Charles Cook - 1881
...great master of fiction has said for himself — " I neither can, nor do pretend, to the observation of complete accuracy even in matters of outward costume,...the more important points of language and manners;" and he speaks of "the fair license due to the author of a fictitious composition " (Sir \V. Scott,...
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Ivanhoe. With illustr. by m. Riou [and others].

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1882
...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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Ivanhoe. Author's unabridged ed

Walter Scott (sir, bart.) - 1883
...admit the force of this reasoning, which I yet hope to traverse by the following consideration). plete accuracy, even in matters of outward costume, much...writing the dialogue of the piece in Anglo-Saxon or in Norman-French, and which prohibits my sending forth to the public thi» essay printed with the types...
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