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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 Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1915 - 327 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...I to be turned into marble with them ; how I never 119 could be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out...
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... Select Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1909 - 264 pages
...in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old 15 marble heads would seem to live again, or I to be...carved oaken panels, with the gilding almost rubbed 20 out — sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which I had almost to myself, unless when...
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Journeys Through Bookland

Charles H.Sylevester - 1909
...services of the English Church. 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, ot I to be turned into marble with them; how I never could be tired with roaming about that huge mansion,...
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Selected Essays of Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1910 - 285 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...to live again, or I to be turned into marble with 15 them; how I never could be tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms,...
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Elia

Charles Lamb - 1911 - 339 pages
...to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Caesars, that had been 25 Emperors of Rome, till the old marble heads would...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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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Caesars, whole army. How many millions of future souls we...spirits were purged from the face of the land ! It is [100 tapestry, and carved oaken panels, with lh'.' gilding almost rubbed out — sometimes in the spacious...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - 1917 - 512 pages
...many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Caesars, that had been Emperors 65 of Rome, till the old marble heads would seem to live...carved oaken panels, with the gilding almost rubbed 70 out — sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which I had almost to myself, unless when...
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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1917 - 695 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 wom-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved oaken panels, with the gilding almost rubbed out...
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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1920 - 464 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Ccesars, 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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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - 1921 - 542 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Ca;sars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...how I never could be tired with roaming about that hugi mansion, with its vast empty rooms, with their worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and carved...
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