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  • Delvile, it seems, about a fortnight before the present time, in one of his morning walks, had observed a gipsey sitting by the side of the high road, who seemed extremely ill, and who had a very beautiful child tied to her back.

    Cecilia

  • The gipsey was best off, for she went to her old business, and began begging.

    Cecilia

  • Then came the tale of hair-breadth escapes, combats with dogs, ambush and flight, as gipsey-like we encompassed our pot.

    Introduction, I.1

  • Then came the tale of hair-breadth escapes, combats with dogs, ambush and flight, as gipsey-like we encompassed our pot.

    The Last Man

  • Amidst the movement of fauna a gipsey prepares to sleep.

    Passion and Romantic Poetics

  • "I acknowledge, said the officer, that I have a little deceived you, my story was fiction founded on truth -- the novel style: but for the deceptive part, you may thank your little gipsey of a nymph there, pointing to Melissa; she planned and I executed."

    Alonzo and Melissa The Unfeeling Father

  • The next, _Rosa, _ was a wild, handsome little gipsey, with eyes as black as jet, and as bright as diamonds, a brilliant color shining through her sunburnt cheek, and with straight black hair, no better cared for than her sister Tiney's.

    Lewie Or, The Bended Twig

  • France he contents himself with the simple truth -- he contrasts the dark shadows of Meg Merrilies, or of Edie Ochiltree, with the holy and pure lights that redeem and sanctify them -- he gives us the poor, even to the gipsey and the beggar, as they really are -- contented, if our interest is excited, and knowing that nature is sufficient to excite it.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 569, October 6, 1832

  • Of course, Philippa would not turn away from her beloved work; but the other woman server came; she turned out to be Philippa's daughter but was a tall strong girl, black-haired and gipsey-like of face and curiously solemn of manner.

    News From Nowhere, or, An Epoch of Rest [a machine-readable transcription]

  • Of course, Philippa would not turn away from her beloved work; but the other woman carver came; she turned out to be Philippa's daughter, but was a tall strong girl, black-haired and gipsey-like of face and curiously solemn of manner.

    News from Nowhere, or, an Epoch of Rest : being some chapters from a utopian romance

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