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" Certain it is that the whole story of the children and their cruel uncle was to be seen fairly carved out in wood upon the chimney-piece of the great hall, the whole story down to the Robin Redbreasts, till a foolish rich person pulled it down to set... "
The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ... - Page 126
1853 - 316 pages
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The London Magazine, Volume 5

1822
...so good and religious. Then piece of the great hall, the whole I told how she was used to sleep by story down to the Robin Redbreasts, till a foolish...rich person pulled it down to set up a marble one of mohcrself in a lone chamber of the great lone house ; and how she believed that an apparition of two...
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Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 412 pages
...it is that the whole story of the children and their cruel uncle was to be seen fairly carved out in wood upon the chimneypiece of the great hall, the...mother's looks, too tender to be called upbraiding. Then 1 went on to say, how religious and how good their great-grandmother Field was, how beloved and respected...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...it is that the whole story of the children and their cruel uncle was to be seen fairly carved out in wood upon the chimney-piece of the great hall, the whole story down to the Rohin Redbreasts, till a foolish rich person pulled it down to set up a marble one of modern invention...
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The story-teller; or, Table-book of popular literature. Ed. by R. Bell

Story-teller - 1843 - 410 pages
...about me, the other evening, to hear about their great-grandmother Field, who lived in a great house in Norfolk (a hundred times bigger than that in which...chimneypiece of the great hall ; the whole story down to the robin-redbreasts — till a foolish rich person pulled it down to set up a marble one of modern invention...
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Leisure Hours: A Choice Collection of Readings in Prose

Ethan Allen Andrews - 1844 - 340 pages
...which had been the scene—so, at least, it was generally believed in that part of the country—of the tragic incidents which they had lately become...the great hall; the whole story down to the robin red-breasts—till a foolish rich person pulled it down to set up a marble one of modern invention...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...it is that the whole story of the children and their cruel uncle was to be seen fairly carved out in e away the ringlet curl Redbreast«, till a fool i-.li rich person pulled it down to set up a marble one of modern invention...
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The Works of Charles Lamb, Volume 1

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1851
...it is that the whole story of the children and their cruel uncle was to be seen fairly carved out in wood upon the chimneypiece of the great hall, the...to set up a marble one of modern invention in its etead, with no story upon it. Here Alice put out one of her dear mother's looks, too tender to be called...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...it is that the whole story of the children and their cruel uncle was to be seen fairly carved out in Mr Yorick's curate was smoking i pipe by the kitchen...youth. I thought it wrong, added the corporal. I thi modem invention in its stead, with no story upon it. Here Alice put out one of her dear mother's looks,...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: With a Sketch of His Life and Final ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1855
...it is that the whole story of the children and their cruel uncle was to be seen fairly carved out in wood upon the chimneypiece of the great hall, the...to set up a marble one of modern invention in its Btead, with no story upon it. Here Alice put out one of her dear mother's looks, too tender to be called...
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The essays of Elia. [Followed by] The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1867
...and their cruel uncle was toi be seen fairly carved out in wood upon the chimneypipce of the groat hall, the whole story down to the Robin Redbreasts...modern invention in its stead, with no story upon it. Hero Alice put out one of her dear mother's looks) too tender to be called upbraiding. Then I went...
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