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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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The Cyr Readers: Arranged by Grades, Book 7

Ellen M. Cyr - 1901
...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 25 seem to live again or I to be turned into marble with them. How I never could be tired with roaming...
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English Prose from Mandeville to Ruskin

William Peacock - 1903 - 379 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...carved oaken panels, with the gilding almost rubbed out—sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which I had almost to myself, unless when now...
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Elia and The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1913
...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 Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Elia and The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1903
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Czesars, 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 Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Elia and The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1903
...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 ; how I never could be tired with roaming about that...
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Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1904 - 413 pages
...myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the 30 old 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 its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out...
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1775-1817

Edward Verrall Lucas - 1905
...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 British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1906 - 752 pages
...by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Osesars, that 105 had been Emperors of Home, till the old marble heads would seem to live again,...how I never could be tired with roaming about that no 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 - 1907 - 226 pages
...where I in particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Caesars,6 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,...
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Composition--rhetoric--literature: A Four Year's Course for Secondary Schools

Martha Hale Shackford, Margaret Judson - 1908 - 464 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...carved oaken panels, with the gilding almost rubbed out,—sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which I had almost to myself, unless when now...
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