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" ... their boundaries — and how their uncle grew up to man's estate as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of everybody, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed... "
The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ... - Page 128
1853 - 316 pages
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 11

1822
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good hit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; — and...life he became lame-footed too, and I did not always (1 fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient, and in pain, nor remember sufficiently...
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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
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — -for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...to carry me upon his back when 1 was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — to say, Woe's me ! I gang like a ghaist, and I carena...dauma think on Jamie, for that wad be a sin ; But 1 fear, make allowances enough for him when he was impatient and in pain, nor remember sufficiently...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame- footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient,...
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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1855
...used to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me —many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...used to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me —many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1856 - 361 pages
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; and how in after life he became lame- footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient,...
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Works: Including His Most Intesesting Letters

Charles Lamb - 1867 - 648 pages
...bit older than me—many a mile when I could not walk for pain;—and how in after life he bt-came lame-footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make...pain, nor remember sufficiently how considerate he bid been to me when I was lame-footed; aod how when he died, though he had not bees dead an hour, it...
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The golden gift, a book for the young

Golden gift - 1868
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile, when I could not walk for pain ; and how, in after-life, he became lame-footed too, and I did not always, I fear, make allowances enough for him...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1869 - 436 pages
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; — and...in pain, nor remember- sufficiently how considerate lie had been to me when I was lame-footed ; and how when he died, though he had not been dead an hour,...
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