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" ... their boundaries — and how their uncle grew up to man's estate as brave as he was handsome, to the admiration of everybody, but of their great-grandmother Field most especially ; and how he used to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed... "
The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ... - Page 128
1853 - 316 pages
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Charles Lamb, Volume 9

Alfred Ainger - 1882 - 182 pages
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; and how in after-life he became lame-footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowance enough for him when...
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Charles Lamb

Alfred Ainger - 1882 - 186 pages
...he was a good bit older than me—many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; and hew in after-life he became lame-footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowance enough for him when he was impatient and in pain, nor remember sufficiently how considerate...
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Child Life in Prose

Child life - 1884 - 302 pages
...carry me upon his back, when I was a lame-footed boy, — for he was a good bit older than me, — many a mile, when I could not walk for pain ; and...enough for him when he was impatient and in pain, ťor remember sufficiently how considerate he had been to me when I was lame-footed ; and how when...
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Essays of Elia: Y Charles Lamb; Illustrated by R. Swain Gifford, James D ...

Charles Lamb - 1884 - 501 pages
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; — and how in after-life he became lame-footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him...
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Essays of Elia: And Other Pieces

Charles Lamb - 1885 - 288 pages
...— and how in after-life, he became lame-footed too, and I did not always (1 fear) make allowance enough for him when he was impatient, and in pain,...considerate he had been to me when I was lame-footed ; and tow when lie died, though he had not been dead an hour, it seemed as if he had died a great while ago,...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1887 - 536 pages
...used to carry me upon his back when I was a lamefooted boy — for he was a good bit older than me — ; he alone who, when the subject requires it, is always after-life he became lame-footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him,...
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The Essays of Elia and Eliana

Charles Lamb - 1890 - 512 pages
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than mo — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; — and...remember sufficiently how considerate he had been to mo when I was lame-footod ; and how when he died, though he had not been dead an hour, it seemed as...
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The Essays of Elia: 1st Series

Charles Lamb - 1890 - 238 pages
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain — and how in afterlife he became lame-footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - 1891 - 382 pages
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain; — and how, in after-life, he became lame-f opted too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him...
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Lamb's Essays: A Biographical Study

Charles Lamb - 1891 - 281 pages
...to carry me upon his back when I was a lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain; — and how in after-life he became lame-footed too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him...
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