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" ... came to decay, and was nearly pulled down, and all its old ornaments stripped and carried away to the owner's other house, where they were set up, and looked as awkward as if some one were to carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the abbey,... "
The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature - Page 45
1835
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The Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 pages
...tombs they had seen lately at the Abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry guilt drawing room. Here John smiled, as much as to say, " That would...religious woman ; so good, indeed, that she knew all the Psalter by heart — ay, and a great part of the Testament besides. Here little Alice spread her hands....
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The story-teller; or, Table-book of popular literature. Ed. by R. Bell

Story-teller - 1843 - 410 pages
...carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry gilt drawing-room. Here John smiled, as much as to say,...religious woman ; so good, indeed, that she knew all the Psalter by heart ; ay, and a great part of the Testament besides. Here little Alice spread her hands....
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry gilt tant! with thee I hail the time of flowers, And hear...sound of music sweet From birds among the bowers. The Psalter by heart, ay, and a great part of the Testament besides. Here little Alice spread her hands....
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Leisure Hours: A Choice Collection of Readings in Prose

Ethan Allen Andrews - 1844 - 340 pages
...carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry gilt drawing-room. Here John smiled, as much as to say,...all the poor, and some of the gentry, too, of the neighborhood, for many miles round, to show their respect for her memory, because she had been such...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry gilt germs to swell, her shades to rise, Vor trusts her blossoms to the churlish skies : Го draw manki ho\v, when she carne to die, her funeral was attended by a concourse of all the poor, and some of the...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the Abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry gilt drawing-room. Here John smiled, as much as to say,...all the poor, and some of the gentry, too, of the neighborhood, for many miles round, to show their respect for her memory, because she had been such...
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The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ...

1849 - 316 pages
...funeral was attended by a concourse of all the poor, and some of the gentry, too, of the neighborhood, for many miles round, to show their respect for her...religious woman ; so good, indeed, that she knew all the Psalter by heart ; ay, and a great part of the Testament besides. Here little Alice spread her hands....
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry gilt d Psalter by heart, ay, and a great part of the Testament besides. Here little Alice spread her hands....
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The Essays of Elia, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1851
...carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the Abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry gilt drawing-room. Here John smiled, as much as to say,...all the poor, and some of the gentry, too, of the neighborhood, for many miles round, to show their respect for her memory, because she had been such...
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The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ...

1853 - 316 pages
...carry away the old tombs they had seen lately at the abbey, and stick them up in Lady C.'s tawdry gilt drawing-room. Here John smiled, as much as to say,...all the poor, and some of the gentry, too, of the neighborhood, for many miles round, to show their respect for her memory, because she had been such...
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