Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Duchess de Duras” in chapter 13 of George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor:

... sense of the Bishop, I should certainly have suffered a little in my temper from her attacks, supported by a corps of petits Marquis de l'ancien regime, who were always of her coterie. . . . The Duchess de Duras ' society was ultra too, but ultra of a very different sort. It was composed of much that is distinguished in the present management of affairs, to which she has been able to add many men of letters...

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