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The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ... - Page 127
1853 - 316 pages
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The essays of Elia. [Followed by] The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1867
...hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Eome, till the old marble heads would seem to live again,...turned into marble with them; how I never could be tireffwïfh hu¿e manaqp, with its- vast empty rooms, -witb t , out hpngiHgs, fluttering tapes?ry,...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1869 - 436 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...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 casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 1-2

Casket - 1873
...hours by myself in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Cœsars, that had been emperors of Borne, the billows stiffen, and have rest? Ye ice falls ! ye that from the mountain's brow Ad th(-m; how I never could be tired with roaming atxmt that huge mansion, with its vast •mpty rooms,...
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A History of English Literature: For Junior Classes

Frederick A. Laing - 1873 - 250 pages
...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 be turned into marble with them; how I never could be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with...
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Child Life in Prose

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1875 - 301 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Cassars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken panels, with the 206 gilding almost rubbed out, — sometimes in the spacious oldfashioned gardens, which I had almost...
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Works of Charles Lamb: Edited and Dramatic Tales, Essays and Critisms

Charles Lamb - 1876 - 704 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 !o live again, or I to be turned into marble with them ; how T could never be tired with roaming about...
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Poems and Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1879 - 639 pages
...in particular used to spend many hours by myself in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Ciesars, 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 Complete Works of Charles Lamb: Containing His Letters, Essays, Poems, Etc

Charles Lamb - 1879 - 656 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Caesars, les about. Knowledge insignificant and vapid as Mrs....to a child in the shape of knowledge, and his empty pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed out — sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which...
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Essays of Elia, and Eliana. With a memoir by Barry Cornwall, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1879
...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...I to be turned into marble with them ; how I never couhl be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Chambers - 1879
...de-sars thut had been emperors of Rome, rih the old marble heads would seem to live again, or I he turned into marble with them ; how I never could be...mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out hanging.", fluttering tupestry, and carved oaken panels, with the gilding almost rnbbid out— sometimes...
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