Statistics for occurrence #1 of “de Duras” in chapter 13 of George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor:
He told me that he had been in Philadelphia, in Washington's time; and on my soon replying that I was from Boston, he said that he had been there too, and praised America generally.
Mad. de Duras here interrupted him by saying, It was there I first saw you, when I was a little girl, my mother and I émigrees.
We met you at a public ball in Philadelphia.
Oui, said the gentleman in gr...
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