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Quotation by James Boswell
You played a party with a prince and Miss de Zuylen. You was shocked, or rather offended, with her unlimited vivacity.
James Boswell (1740–1795), Scottish author. Boswell in Holland, November 28, 1763, p. 74, McGraw-Hill Book Co. (1952).
Boswell's early impression of his "Zélide," a possible marriage prospect, at cards; she later became a novelist under her married name, Isabelle de Charrière.
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