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" ... elders, when they were children ; to stretch their imagination to the conception of a traditionary great-uncle or grandame whom they never saw. It was in this spirit that my little ones crept about me the other evening to hear about their great-grandmother... "
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
...the VOL. V. 22 CJan. country — of the tragic incidents which dancer, I was saying, in the county, they had lately become familiar with from the ballad of the Children in the AVood. Certain it is that the till a cruel disease, called a cancer, came, and bowed her down with...
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Leisure Hours: A Choice Collection of Readings in Prose

Ethan Allen Andrews - 1844 - 340 pages
...to the edge of the rock, and leaped down. As if changed into stone, Ruthard and his two bloodthirsty companions gazed after her. They could not find the...in which they and papa lived), which had been the scene—so, at least, it was generally believed in that part of the country—of the tragic incidents...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...about me the other evening to hear about their great-grandmother Field, who lived in a groat house in Norfolk (a hundred times bigger than that in which...believed in that part of the country — of the tragic incidente which they had lately become familiar with from the ballad of the Children in the Wood. Certain...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB

1856
...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...was generally believed in that part of the country — K)f the tragic incidents which they had lately become familiar 'with from the ballad of the Children...
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Works: Including His Most Intesesting Letters

Charles Lamb - 1867 - 648 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 they and papa lived) which had been the scene—so at least it was generally believed in that part of the country—of the tragic incidents...
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The essays of Elia. [Followed by] The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1867
...about me the other evening to hear about their great-grandmother Field, who lived in a great honse in Norfolk (a hundred times bigger than that in which they and papa lived) which had been tho scene — so at least it was generally believed in that part of the country — of the tilagic...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 1-2

Casket - 1873
...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...lately become familiar with from the ballad of the Chi/drfn in the Wood. Certain it is, that the whole story of the children and their cruel uncle 'a....
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB, WITH A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND FINAL MEMORIALS

SIR THOMAS NOON TALFOURD - 1875
...about me the other evening to hear about their Great-grand mother Field, who lived in a great house in Norfolk (a hundred times bigger than that in which...least it was generally believed in that part of the country-r-of the tragic incidents which they had lately become familiar with from the ballad of the...
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Child Life in Prose

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1875 - 301 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 they and papa li ved) which had been the scene — so, at least, it was generally believed in that part of the country...
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Poems and Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1879 - 639 pages
...about me the other evening to hear about their great-grandmother Field,1 who lived in a great house in Norfolk (a hundred times bigger than that in which...is that the whole story of the children and their iruel uncle was to be seen fairly carved out in wood upon the chimneypiece of the great hall, the whole...
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