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From the sketch here given it will be seen, that our good grandmothers differed considerably in their ideas of a fine figure, from their scantily dressed descendants of the present day. A fine lady, in those times, waddled under more clothes even on a fair summer's day, than would have clad the whole bevy of a modern ball room. Nor were they the less admired by the gentlemen in consequence thereof. On the contrary, the greatness of a lover's passion seemed to increase in proportion to the magnitude of its object—and a voluminous damsel, arrayed in a dozen of petticoats, was declared by a Low-Dutch sonnetteer of the province, to be radiant as a sunflower, and luxuriant as a full blown cabbage. Certain it is, that in those days, the heart of a lover could not contain more than one lady at a time; whereas the heart of a modern gallant has often room enough to accommodate half a dozen — The reason of which I conclude to be, either that the hearts of the gentlemen have grown larger, or the persons of the ladies smaller — this however is a question for physiologists to determine.

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Irving continues in those days, the heart of lover could not contain more than one lady at a time a modern gallant has often room enough to accommodate half a dozen either the hearts of the gentleman have grown larger, or the persons of the ladies smaller

  • english 10 -

    If you are quoting, use quote marks.

    Irving continues, "In those days, the heart of lover could not contain more than one lady at a time. A modern gallant has often room enough to accommodate half a dozen. Either the hearts of the gentleman have grown larger, or the persons of the ladies smaller."

    The last two sentences could be joined using a semicolon.

    I hope this helps.

  • english 2 -

    what do your own work i know its hard but try before having someoneelse do it for you then you will fail in the future from knowing nothing

  • english 10 -

    its my last day to work and i need the anwser. So shut up.

  • english 10 -

    Unfortunately I must decline your request at this time This is a custom part only available through the Original Equipment Manufacturer and must be purchased through them unless written appoval from the OEM can be supplied

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