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" ... the verse. She then began in a kind of whining recitative, but as she proceeded and as the composition required it, her voice assumed a variety of deep and fine tones, and the energy with which many passages were delivered, proved her perfect comprehension... "
The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c - Page 234
1824
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Blackwood's Magazine

1824
...from cottage to cottage about the country, and though in fact subsisting on charity, found everywhere not merely a welcome, but had numerous invitations,...with which many passages were delivered, proved her pel feet comprehension, and strong feeling, of the subject ; but her eyes always continued shut —...
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Researches in the South of Ireland: Illustrative of the Scenery ...

Thomas Crofton Croker - Ireland - 1824 - 393 pages
...Sam. i. 17; and in its plural Cinim, lamentations — vide Ez. ii. 10. Welch Kuyn is a complaint." the verse. She then began in a kind of whining recitative,...attention being engaged by any surrounding object. From several keens which I took down from this woman's dictation, I have selected four, and to each...
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Researches in the south of Ireland, with an appendix [by J. Adams ...

Thomas Crofton Croker - 1824 - 40 pages
...Sam. i. 1 7 ; and in its plural Cinim, lamentations — vide Ez. ii. 10. Welch Kuyn is a complaint." ^ the verse. She then began in a kind of whining recitative,...attention being engaged by any surrounding object. From several keens which I took down from this woman's dictation, I have selected four, and to each...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 15

Scotland - 1824
...for a short time, probably the beginning of each stanza, to assure herself of the arrangement, wilh her eyes closed, rocking her body backwards and forwards,...with which many passages were delivered, proved her pcifect comprehension, and strong feeling, of the subject ; but her eyes always continued shut —...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 8

1836
...if keeping time to the measure of the verse. She then began in a kind of whining recitative, -but 33 she proceeded, and as the composition required it,...shut, perhaps to prevent interruption to her thoughts. From several keens which I took down from this woman's dictation, I select the following; it will,...
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The Dublin Penny Journal, Volume 1

Ireland - 1832
...forwards, as if keeping time t'o the measure of the verse. She then began in a kind of whining recitation, but as she proceeded, and as the composition required...tones, and the energy with which many passages were deli, vered, proved her perfect comprehension and strong feeling of the subject ; hut her eyes always...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 13

Percy Society - English literature - 1844
...rocking her body backward and forward, as if keeping time to the measure of the verse. She then commenced in a kind of whining recitative ; but, as she proceeded,...attention being engaged by any surrounding object. From the keens which I took down after this woman's recitation, literal translations of four were published...
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The Keen of the South of Ireland: As Illustrative of Irish ..., Volume 13

Thomas Crofton Croker - Ireland - 1844 - 108 pages
...rocking her body backward and forward, as if keeping time to the measure of the verse. She then commenced in a kind of whining recitative ; but, as she proceeded,...attention being engaged by any surrounding object. From the keens which I took down after this woman^s recitation, literal translations of four were published...
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Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 13

Percy Society - English literature - 1844
...her body backward and forward, as if keeĢing_time to the measure of the verse. She then commenced in a kind of whining recitative ; but, as she proceeded,...attention being engaged by any surrounding object. From the keens which I took down after this woman's recitation, literal translations of four were published...
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The Anglo-American Magazine, Volume 2

1853
...forwards, as if keeping time to the measure of tho verse. She then began in a kind of whining recitation, but as she proceeded, and as the composition required...•voice assumed a variety of deep and fine tones, Ŧnd the energy with which many passages were delivered, proved her perfect comprehension and •trong...
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