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" Alcina from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet, that notwithstanding the grace, the facility, the soft elegance of his verse, Alcina is not beautiful. "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 292
by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1851
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The Missionary Magazine, Volume 30

Baptists - 1850
...once, and prepared to listen to the gospel. It was a greit pleasure to tell the poor leper, whose flesh from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet was literally consuming, that there is balm and a Physician for her. 20. — Had a long talk with an...
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The Dead Secret: The dead secret

Wilkie Collins - 1857 - 358 pages
...as her legs would carry her, with all her hair "standing up on end," and all her flesh "in. a crawl" from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet. "Just so! Just so!" said Mr. Munder, when the statement came to a close — as if the sight of a young...
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Mignonette, a sketch, by the author of The curate of Holy Cross. [signing ...

Ernest Richard Seymour - 1858
...a contrary line of behaviour to herself, and taking her in, as the phrase is, with all their eyes, from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet. At a slight bend in the road she caught a view of the little country church with its grey square tower,...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 20

1860
...then her health! Why, as sure as you're alive, I do think there wasn'ta single bone in her whole body, from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet, nor yet an inch of her flesh, that she didn't enter a complaint agin that blessed day ! Why, to hear...
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Witch Stories

Witchcraft - 1861 - 428 pages
...with fresh pains, " sticking and pricking Pains, as if Pins and Awls had been thrust into her Body, from the Crown of her Head to the Soles of her Feet, and she lay as if she had been upon a rack ;" and none but Temperance Lloyd the cause thereof, despite...
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Witch Stories

Elizabeth Lynn Linton - Witchcraft - 1861 - 428 pages
...with fresh pains, " sticking and pricking Pains, as if Pins and Awls had been thrust into her Body, from the Crown of her Head to the Soles of her Feet, and she lay as if she had been upon a rack ;" and none but Temperance Lloyd the cause thereof, despite...
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The Bradfordian

Bradford (West Yorkshire, England) - 1862
...head on my shoulder, and kissed her cheek. While doing this, I felt every nerve and fibre about her, from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet quiver like a viol string. The declaration was on my lips, I strove to speak but could not, my voice...
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The Mysteries of the Court of London, Volume 2

1864
...violently — -»he was thrilled with the spasm of a mortal terror that shot through her entire frame from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet. Then, as if suspense were worse than even the realization of the appalling suspicion tint had flashed...
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The Mysteries of the Court of London, Volume 2

1864
...violently — she was thrilled with the spasm of a mortal terror that shot through her entire frame from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet. Then, as if suspense wero worse than even the realization of the appalling suspicion that had flashed...
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MELBOURNE HOUSE

1865
...flowing draperies had been before her eyes all day. A pang shot through the child, that seemed to go from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet " Are you awake, Daisy ?•" " Yes, mamma," she said feebly. " Get up. I want to speak to you." Daisy...
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