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" Whilst we may safely reject as unfounded gossip many of the stories associated with the name of Nell Gwynne, we cannot refuse belief to the various proofs of kind-heartedness, liberality, and — taking into consideration her subsequent power to do harm... "
Miller's Modern Acting Drama, Consisting of the Most Popular Pieces Produced ... - Page iii
1833
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 190

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1851
...we may safely reject as unfounded gossip many of the stories associated with the name of Nell Gwyn, we cannot refuse belief to the various proofs of kind-heartedness,...depraved scenes of a most dissolute age. The life of Nell Gwyn, from the time of her connexion with Charles II. to that of her death, proved that error had been...
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The Story of Nell Gwyn and the Sayings of Charles the Second

Peter Cunningham - Great Britain - 1852
...we may safely reject as unfounded gossip many of the stories associated with the name of Nell Gwyn, we cannot refuse belief to the various proofs of kind-heartedness,...depraved scenes of a most dissolute age. The life of Nell Gwyn, from the time of her connexion with Charles II. to that of her death, proved that error had been...
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Comedies and dramas

Douglas William Jerrold - English drama - 1854 - 287 pages
...Gwynne, we cannot refuse belief to the various proofs of kindheartedness, liberality) and—taking into consideration her subsequent power to do harm —absolute goodness of a woman mingling—(if we may believe a passage in Pepys,)—from her earliest years in the most depraved scenes...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 35

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1855
...ngain : — Whilst wo may safely reject as unfounded gossip many of the stories associated with Ihe name of Nell Gwynne, we cannot refuse belief to the...age. The life of Nell Gwynne, from the time of her connection with Charles the Second, to that of her death, proved that error had been forced upon her...
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine

William Tait - 1855
...associated with the name of Nell Gwynne, we cannot refuse belief to the various proofs of kindheartednesss, liberality, and— taking into consideration her subsequent...depraved scenes of a most dissolute age. The life of Nell Gwynnc, from the time of her connexion with Charles the Second, to that of her death, proved that error...
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The Life and Remains of Douglas Jerrold

Blanchard Jerrold, Douglas William Jerrold - Humorists, English - 1859 - 450 pages
...Gwynne, however, should have place in this chapter. He writes, in explanation of his theme : — " Whilst we may safely reject as unfounded gossip many...age. The life of Nell Gwynne, from the time of her connection with Charles II. to that of her death, proved that error had been forced upon her by circumstances,...
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The story of Nell Gwyn and the sayings of Charles II.

Peter Cunningham - 1896 - 224 pages
...we may safely reject as unfounded gossip many of the stories associated with the name of Nell Gwyn, we cannot refuse belief to the various proofs of kind-heartedness,...of a woman mingling (if we may believe a passage in Fepys) from her earliest years in the most depraved scenes of a most dissolute age. The life of Nell...
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Great Love Stories of the Theatre: A Record of Theatrical Romance

Charles Collins - Actors - 1911 - 327 pages
...rehabilitation of Nell's character. The preface which stated that intention may, therefore, be quoted : "Whilst we may safely reject as unfounded gossip many...age. The life of Nell Gwynne, from the time of her connection with Charles II to that of her death, proved that error had been forced upon her by circumstances,...
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