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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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Representative English Essays

Warner Taylor - 1923 - 499 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gaz.ing upon the old busts of the Twelve Gesars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...empty rooms, with their worn-out hangings, fluttering tapesti/, an.? carved oaken panels, with the gilding almost rubbed out—sometimes in the spacious...
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Representative English Essays

Warner Taylor - 1923 - 499 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, o- I to be turned into marble with them ; how I never could be tired with roaming about that huge mansion,...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - 1925 - 1144 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the Twelve Caesars, as roses, His beaut}' could_be_ tired with roaming about that huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms/wtfK^ theTf\vorh~ouTTi„ngings,...
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Outlines of English Literature: With Readings

William Joseph Long - 1925 - 807 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the 35 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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Confessions of a Prosaic Dreamer: Charles Lamb's Art of Autobiography

Gerald Monsman - 1984 - 165 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...live again, or I to be turned into marble with them" (2: 102). Unlike the modern marble chimneypiece, the old marble effigies and marble Caesars do "live...
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The Christian Examiner

1838
...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...them ; how I never could be tired with roaming about the huge mansion, with its vast empty rooms with their worn-out hangings, fluttering tapestry, and...
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Confessions of a Prosaic Dreamer: Charles Lamb's Art of Autobiography

Gerald Monsman - 1984 - 165 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...live again, or I to be turned into marble with them" (2: 102). Unlike the modern marble chimneypiece, the old marble effigies and marble Caesars do "live...
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