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" The ladies have strange ways of adding to their charms. They powder themselves immoderately, face, neck, and arms, with pulverised starch ; the effect is indescribably disagreeable by day-light^ and not very favourable at any time. They are also most... "
Domestic Manners of the Americans - Strana 134
autor/autoři: Frances Milton Trollope - 1832
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English Items: Or, Microscopic Views of England and Englishmen

Matthew Flournoy Ward - 1853 - 351 str.
...with pulverized starch; the effect is indescribably disagreeable by daylight, and not very favorable at any time. They are also most unhappily partial...fashion to arise from an indolent mode of making their toilct, and from accomplished ladies' maids not being very abundant ; it is less trouble to append...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...adding to their charms. They powder themselves immoderately, face, neck, and arms, with pulverized starch; the effect is indescribably disagreeable by...false hair, which they wear in surprising quantities. ... I suspert tliis fashion to arise from an indolent mode of making their toilet, and from accomplished...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Svazky 1–2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...their charms. They powder themselves immoderately, face, neck, and arms, with pulverized starch; tiie } , ... I suspect this fashion to arise from an Indolent mode of making their toilet, and from accomplished...
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English Authors: A Handbook of English Literature from Chaucer to Living Writers

Mildred Lewis Rutherford - 1906 - 750 str.
...pulverized starch ; the effect is indescribably -disagreeable by day-light, and not very favorable at any time. They are also most unhappily partial...false hair, which they wear in surprising quantities. I suppose this fashion arises from an indolent mode of making their toilet, and from accomplished ladies...
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Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Alan W. Hirshfeld - 2002 - 336 str.
...adding to their charms," Englishwoman Frances Trollope wrote during her antebellum travels in America. "They powder themselves immoderately, face, neck,...by day-light, and not very favourable at any time." Certainly many women viewed powdering as an unhealthy evil, a practice that blocked the pores but stimulated...
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