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  • Steele himself said, as we have seen, that the _Tatler_ was raised to a greater height than he had designed; but no doubt he realised that he must feel his way, and be at first a tatler rather than a preacher.

    The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899

  • September, and even as early as August, they begin to arrive on the pampas, the golden plover often still wearing his black nuptial dress; singly and in pairs, in small flocks, and in clouds they come -- curlew, godwit, plover, tatler, tringa -- piping the wild notes to which the

    The Naturalist in La Plata

  • Elwood was apprised, by some tatler, of the loss his lady had sustained; and also, that the debt had been paid with a punctuality that surprised the receiver.

    The Child of Mystery

  • Hotspur: We have a little free local tatler with a Speakout section.

    New England Republican

  • I blush when I am discovered gazing on a beauty, or hesitate when I find myself embarrassed in an argument; if I am unwilling to talk of what I do not understand, or timorous in undertaking offices which I cannot gracefully perform; if I suffer a more lively tatler to recount the casualties of a game, or a nimbler fop to pick up a fan, I am censured between pity and contempt, as a wretch doomed to grovel in obscurity for want of assurance.

    The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 03 The Rambler, Volume II

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