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acquaintance admiration affection afraid assured aunt Stanhope beauty believe Belinda Portman better carriage Champfort character charming cival Clarence Hervey Clary convinced cour cried Lady Delacour curricle d—mme dear Belinda dear Lady Delacour delicacy door dress exclaimed eyes favour feel gentleman girl give gold fishes guineas hand happy Harriot Freke Harrowgate hear heard heart Helena Hervey's honour hope imagination instant Juba knew Lady Anne Percival Lady Dela ladyship laudanum laugh Lawless linda look Lord Delacour lordship Luttridge Luttridge's ma'am macaw manner married Marriott ment mind Miss Port Miss Portman morning muse never niece Oakly Park opinion poor recollected rence Hervey Rochfort secret seen sense Sir Philip Baddely smile soon speak spoke Stanhope's sure taste tell thing thought tion told tone tragic muse turned Vincent voice whilst wish woman words XLIX young lady
Page 204 - Still to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast ; Still to be powdered, still perfumed: Lady, it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound. Give me a look, give me a face; That makes simplicity a grace ; Robes loosely flowing, hair as free : Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all the adulteries of art ; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart.
Page 284 - Drapery, if you ask me my opinion," cried Mrs Freke, "drapery, whether wet or dry, is the most confoundedly indecent thing in the world." "That depends on public opinion, I allow," said Mr Percival. "The Lacedaemonian ladies, who were veiled only by public opinion, were better covered from profane eyes, than some English ladies are in wet drapery.
Page 1 - Portman, of whom she was determined to get rid with all convenient expedition. Belinda was handsome, graceful, sprightly, and highly accomplished ; her aunt had endeavoured to teach her that a young lady's chief business is to please in society, that all her charms and accomplishments should be invariably subservient to one grand object — the establishing herself in the world : For this, hands, lips, and eyes were put to school, And each instructed feature had its rule.