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" ... made less heavy to them by the contemplation of their being laid out in state and honourably attended to the grave. "
The Ladies Library: ... Written by a Lady. Published by Sir Richard Steele - Page 329
1772
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Miscellanies

George Savile Marquis of Halifax - 1717 - 312 pages
...fha- hath lefs Wit than her Neighbours, to comfort her fclf that me hath more Lace. Some Ladies put fo much weight upon Ornaments, that if one could fee...into their Hearts, it would be found, that even the Thought of Death is made lefs lieavy to them, by the Contemplation of their being laid out in State,...
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The Whole Duty of a Woman, Or, An Infallible Guide to the Fair Sex ...

1737 - 682 pages
...(he has lefs Wit than her Neighbours, to comfort herfelf that {he has more Lace. Some Ladies put fo much Weight upon Ornaments, that if one could fee...it would be found, that even the Thoughts of Death made lefs heavy to them by the Contemplation of their being laid out in State, and honourably attended...
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The Lady's Companion: Or, an Infallible Guide to the Fair Sex: Containing ...

1743
...fhe has lefs Wit than her Neighbours, to comfort herfelf that fhe has more Lace. Some Ladies put fo much Weight upon Ornaments, that if one could fee...are made lefs heavy to them by the Contemplation of thrir being laid out in State, and honourably attended to the Grave. One may come a good deal fhort...
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The History of Man: Displaying the Various Powers, Faculties, Capacities ...

1746
...the reft of her neighbours, comforts herfclf that the hall* more lace. Some ladies put fo K 5 much much weight upon ornaments, that if one could fee into their hearts, it would be found that eveh the thought of death was made lefs heavy to them, by the contemplation of their being laid out...
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The Ladies Library ... Written by a Lady, Volume 1

1751
...Lace. Some Ladies pat fo much Weight upon Ornaments, that, if one cou'd fee into their Hearts, it wou'd be found that even the thoughts of Death are made...them by the contemplation of their being laid out in State and honourably attended to the Grave. One may come a good deal fhort of fuch an Extreme, and...
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The Lady's Preceptor: Or, a Series of Instructive and Pleasing Exercises in ...

Mr. Cresswick - 1792 - 425 pages
...hath lefs wit than her neighbours, to comfort .herfclf that fhe hath more lace. Some ladies put fo much weight upon ornaments, that if one could fee...it would be found, that even the thoughts of death is made lefs heavy tn them by the contemplation of their being laid out in fi ate, and honourably attended...
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Angelica's Ladies Library; Or, Parents and Guardians Present. With Eight ...

1794 - 440 pages
...fhe hath lefs wit than her neignbours, to comfort herfclf that fhe hath more lace. Some ladies put fo much weight upon ornaments, that if one could fee into their hearts, it would be founc!4 that even the thought of death is made lefs heavy to them by the contemplation of their being...
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The Wonders of the Little World; Or, A General History of Man ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Wanley - 1806
...if one could see into their hearts, it would be found that even the thought of death was made less heavy to them, by the contemplation of their being laid out in slate, and honourably attended to the grave. The man of letters is proud of the esteem the world gives...
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American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays, and ...

1811 - 300 pages
...herself that she hath more lace. Some ladies put so much weight upon ornaments, that if one could sec into their hearts, it would be found, that even the thoughts of death are made less heavy to them by the contemplation of their being laid out in state, and honourably attended to...
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The Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - 1827 - 814 pages
...if one could see into their hearts, it would be found that even the thought of death was made less heavy to them, by the contemplation of their being laid out in state, and honourably attended to the grave. The man of letters is proud of the esteem the world gives...
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