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" ... jellies, sweetmeats, ice-creams and the like, they decided on the merits of the several performances, from which they selected three, which were deemed the best, and of course entitled to prizes, which her ladyship distributed to the respective authors... "
The Triflers: To which are Added The Rout, Or a Sketch of Modern Manners ... - Page 12
by Richard Graves - 1806 - 177 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 202

1905
...which her ladyship distributed to the respective authors ; a pompous bouquet of flowers to the first, a myrtle wreath to the second, and a sprig of myrtle...her bosom the next evening to the publick rooms.' We may smile at these things as much as we like, but they not only brought people to Bath,* but indicate...
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The Triflers: Consisting of Trifling Essays, Trifling Anecdotes, and a Few ...

Richard Graves - English poetry - 1805 - 177 pages
...where amidst a profusion of jellies, sweetmeats, icecreams and the like, they decided on the merits or the several performances; from which they selected...some of the best poets of the age: Mr. Anftey, lord Palmcrfton, Miss Dowdier, Miss Seward, &c. &c. &c- But I think it was comparatively so, in proportion...
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Life & Letters at Bath in the Xviijth Century

Alfred Barbeau - Bath (England) - 1904 - 328 pages
...which her ladyship distributed to the respective authors ; a pompous bouquet of flowers to the first, a myrtle wreath to the second, and a sprig of myrtle...her bosom the next evening to the publick rooms." 8 Not every one was free to enter these poetic lists. Just as at the mediaeval tournament competitors...
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Life & Letters at Bath in the Xviijth Century

Alfred Barbeau - Bath (England) - 1904 - 328 pages
...which her ladyship distributed to the respective authors ; a pompous bouquet of flowers to the first, a myrtle wreath to the second, and a sprig of myrtle...hair or her bosom the next evening to the publick rooms."3 Not every one was free to enter these poetic lists. Just as at the mediaeval tournament competitors...
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Une ville d'eaux anglaise au XVIIIe siècle: la société élégante et ...

Alfred Barbeau - Bath (England) - 1904 - 398 pages
...respective aulhors ; a pompous bouquet of flowers to the first, a myrtle wreath to the second, and a spring of myrtle to the third. These were then usually presented,...or her bosom, the next evening to the publick rooms » (Graves, The Tri fiers, p. 11-12). 1. « Do you know that, notwithstanding Bath Easton is so much...
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