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" I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education, by directing what books she should read, and perpetually instructing her in the principles of honour and virtue ; from which she never swerved in any one action or moment of her life. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 49
1876
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 416 pages
...Nottinghamshire, her mother of a lower degree ; and indeed she had little to boast of her birth. I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education,...never swerved in any one action or moment of her life. She was sickly from her childhood until about the age of fifteen, but then grew into perfect health,...
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Sermons. Memoirs of Captain John Creichton.-v.11-15. Letters

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 418 pages
...Nottinghamshire, her mother of a lower degree ; and indeed she had little to boast of her birth. I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education,...never swerved in any one action or moment of her life. She was sickly from her childhood until about the age of fifteen, but then grew into perfect health,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1808 - 496 pages
...Nottinghamshire, her mother of a lower degree; and indeed she had little to boast of her birth. I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education,...books she should read, and perpetually instructing he r inthe principles of honour and virtue; from which she never swerved in any one action or moment...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 14

Jonathan Swift - 1812 - 386 pages
...Nottinghamshire, Uer mother of a lower degree ; and indeed she had little to boast of her birth. I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education, by directing what books she should read, and perpetually,instructing her in the principles of honour and virtue ; from which she never swerved in...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous essays

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814 - 558 pages
...Nottinghamshire, her mother of a lower degree j and indeed she had little to boast of her birth. I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education,...never swerved in any one action or moment of her life. She was sickly from her childhood until about the age of fifteen ; but then grew into perfect health,...
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Miscellaneous essays

Jonathan Swift - 1814 - 562 pages
...Nottinghamshire, her mother of a lower degree ; and indeed she had little to boast of her birth. I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education,...in the principles of honour and virtue; from which shenever swerved in any one action or moment of her life. She was sickly from her childhood until about...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies ...

1846 - 386 pages
...years." Swift's account is that he had known Esther from the time she was six years old, and had " had some share in her education, by directing what...instructing her in the principles of honour and virtue." " She was sickly," he says, " from her childhood until about the age of fifteen ; but then grew into...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Interesting and Valuable ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1850 - 900 pages
...Nottinghamshire, her mother of a lower degree ; and indeed she hail little to boast of her birth. I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education,...which she never swerved in any one action or moment of lier life. She was sickly from her childhood until about the age of fifteen ; but then grew into perfect...
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Notes and Queries

1852 - 1170 pages
...to what Swift has stated respecting the perfect purity of his intercourse with Stella. " I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education,...swerved in any one action or moment of her life." — Swift's If^orki, vol ix. p. 489. (citante Mason). EHDD Charles Lamb's Epitaph (Vol. iii., pp. 322....
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D.: With Copious Notes and ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Roscoe - 1859 - 686 pages
...Nottinghamshire, her mother of a lower degree; and indeed she had little to boast of her birth. I knew her from six years old, and had some share in her education,...and perpetually instructing her in the principles of honor and virtue ; from which she never swerved in 1 " I wish I could tell you'nny agreeable news of...
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