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A face for Antigone. A form at once plump and symmetrical, that, if it be decorous
to divine it by externals, would have been a model for the Venus of Cnidos.
Never was anything so goodly to look on, the present company excepted; and
poor dear Mrs. Folliott. She reads moral philosophy, Mr. Mac Quedy, which
indeed she might as well let alone; she reads Italian poetry, Mr. Skionar; she
sings Italian music, Mr. Trillo; but, with all this, she has the greatest of female
virtues, for she superintends the household and looks after her husband's dinner.
I believe she was a mountaineer: [Greek text] {1} as Nonnus sweetly sings.