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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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Leisure Hours: A Choice Collection of Readings in Prose

Ethan Allen Andrews - 1844 - 340 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...never could be tired with roaming about that huge manO sion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...in particular used to spend many hours by myself in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Cœsars was a ship,' quoth he. ' Hold off; unhand me, gray-beard loon;' LUsoous his hand dropt he. He holds iuto marble with them ; how I never could be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...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...again, or I to be turned into marble with them ; how I could never be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out...
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The Essays of Elia: First Series - Second Series

Charles Lamb - 1845
...marble heads would seem to live again, or I to be turned into marble with them ; how I could never be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with...worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed out — sometimes in the spa- . cious old-fashioned gardens,...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...the old busts of the twelve Caesars that had been emperors of Rome, till the old marble heads wouk He goes through shrubby walks these friends among,...looks and honour on the tongue ; Nay, there's a charm panuels, with the gilding almost rubbec out — sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens which...
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The Essays of Elia, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1851
...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...again, or I to be turned into marble with them ; how I could never be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out...
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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 - 1857
...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...never could be tired with roaming about that huge maiision, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved...
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THE ESSAYS OF ELIA.

CHARLES LAMB. - 1857
...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...again, or I to be turned into marble with them ; how I could never be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their \vorn-out...
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Works: Including His Most Intesesting Letters

Charles Lamb - 1867 - 648 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upou the old busts of the twelve Cteaars, 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-fJishioni-d gardens, which...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1894 - 378 pages
...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...roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty looms, with their worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken panels, with the gilding...
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