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" I in particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble heads would seem to live again, or I to be turned into marble with them... "
The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ... - Page 127
1853 - 316 pages
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 11

1822
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed out — sometimes in the spacious old fashioned gardens, which...
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The London Magazine, Volume 5

1822
...heads would seem to live great house in a sort while she lived, which afterwards came to decay, and again, or I to be turned into marble with them ; how I never could be was nearly pulled down, and all its tired with roaming about that huge old ornaments stripped and carried...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...wornout hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed out — sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...wornout hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken panne'.s, with the gilding almost rubbed out — sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which...
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Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 412 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon .the old busts of the Twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble heads would seem to live again, or I be turned into marble with them; how I never could be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with...
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The Prose Works of Charles Lamb ...: Elia. First series

Charles Lamb - 1836
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Csesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed out — sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 5; Volume 23

1838
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Caesars, that had been emperors of Rome, till the old marble...them ; how I never could be tired with roaming about the huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms with their worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and...
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The Christian Examiner and General Review

Francis Jenks, James Walker, Francis William Pitt Greenwood, William Ware - 1838
...hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Caesars, that had been emperors of Home, till the old marble heads would seem to live again,...them ; how I never could be tired with roaming about the huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms with their worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and...
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The essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1840
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed out — sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which...
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The story-teller; or, Table-book of popular literature. Ed. by R. Bell

Story-teller - 1843 - 410 pages
...particular, used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Cxsars, that had been emperors of Rome, till the old marble...gardens, which I had almost to myself, unless when, ПOЛУ and then, a solitary gardening man would cross me ; and how the nectarines and peaches hung...
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