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"Whispers reach me of Miss Shepherd having said she wished I wouldn't stare so, and having avowed a preference for Master Jones—for Jones!"
Francis William Edmonds, The City And Country Beaux (detail) (Oil on canvas) (ca. 1838)
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Miss Shepherd being the one pervading theme and vision of my life, how do I ever come to break with her?
I unexpectedly found myself at home alone on Saturday night and was able to devote the whole evening to finishing this book. I had the radio on, a cup of tea on the coffee table, a cool summer breeze through the window, and a whole evening of 740 more words
I started putting together the figures for this post more than two years ago, when we were in the early stages of compiling our list of works that we wanted to look at on the project. 2,425 more words