Statistics for occurrence #1 of “de Duras” in chapter 13 of George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor:
...gns of respectful observance.
The more earnest Catholics maintained that they were so required; the Protestants denied it, and had just prevailed, on the highest appeal in the courts of law. Mad.
de Duras was displeased with this decision, and was maintaining her point with not a little brilliancy; the gentleman in gray answering her with wit, but not as if he wanted to discuss the matter.
But at la...
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