Phillis was draped in a brocade more gorgeous and costly than had ever before appeared. . . . Brunetta came in a plain black silk, attended by a negro girl in a petticoat of the same brocade with which Phillis was attired. This drew the attention of the whole company, upon which the unhappy Phillis swooned away." — Spectator, No. 80.
Graves, Algernon. The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and their work from its Foundation in 1769-1904. 8 vols. London: Henry Graves and Co. and George Bell, 1906.
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