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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880
...twelve Caisars that hod been emperors of Home, till Hie old marble heads would seem to live again, or I be turned into marble with them; how I never could be tired with reaming about that huge mansion, with its vast eniply rooms, wjth their worn-out hangings fluttering...
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A history of English literature for junior classes

Frederick A. Laing - 1881 - 253 pages
...twelve Csesars 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...carved oaken panels, with the gilding almost rubbed out — sometunes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which I had almost to myself, unless when now...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1887 - 536 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Cœsars, Tories. In the wildest parts of Scotland the " Pilgrim's Progress" is the •! had almost to myself, unless when now and then a solitary gardening man would cross me — and...
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The Essays of Elia and Eliana

Charles Lamb - 1890 - 512 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 teem to live again, or I to be turned into marble with them ; how I never could be tired with roaming...
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Lamb's Essays: A Biographical Study

Charles Lamb - 1891 - 281 pages
...in particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Casars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...I to be turned into marble with them ; how I never gould 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

Charles Lamb - 1892 - 249 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...huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn14 out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed...
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Charles Lamb's Essays

Charles Lamb - 1892 - 249 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...huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their wornM out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed out...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1892 - 249 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...huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their womout hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken pannels, with the gilding almost rubbed out...
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Selections from the Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1897 - 207 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...marble with them ; how I never could be tired with 20 roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out hangings, fluttering...
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Selected Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1901 - 108 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 to be 35 turned into marble with them ; how I never could be tired with roaming about that huge mansion,...
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