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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's Essays

Charles Lamb - 1892 - 249 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 top, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient, and in pain,...
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English Essays

J. H. Lobban - 1896 - 257 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 lamefooted too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when...
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English Essays

J. H. Lobban - 1896 - 257 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 lamefooted too, and I did not always (I fear) make allowances enough for him when...
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Selections from the Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1897 - 207 pages
...to carry me upon his back 5 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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Cyr's Fifth Reader, Book 5

Ellen M. Cyr - 1899 - 432 pages
...lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many 15 a mile when I could not walk for pain. In after life he became lame-footed too, and I did...sufficiently how considerate he had been to me when I was lame- 20 footed; and how when he died, though he had not yet been dead an hour, it seemed as if he...
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The Cyr Readers Arranged by Grades: Book seven

Ellen M. Cyr - 1901
...lame-footed boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many 15 a mile when I could not walk for pain. In after life he became lame-footed too, and I did...sufficiently how considerate he had been to me when I was lame- 20 footed; and how when he died, though he had not yet been dead an hour, it seemed as if he...
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Selected Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1901 - 108 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...life he became lame-footed too, and I did not always 10 (I fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient and in pain, nor remember sufficiently...
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Elia and The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1913
...used to carry me upon his back when I was a lamefooted boy — for he was a good bit older than me — many a mile when I could not walk for pain ; — and...had been to me when I was lame-footed ; and how when lie died, though he had not been dead an hour, it seemed as if he had died a great while ago, such...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - 1903
...»sed to carry me upon his back when I was a lamefooted boy— for he was a good bit older than me— y tender, sweet, pathetic, and humorous, the best...Tin- Lament of the Irish Emigrant. I'm siltin' on (1 fear) make allowances enough for him when he was impatient and in pain, nor remember sufficiently...
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Selections (mainly Autobiographical) from Nineteenth Century Prose: With Notes

John William Cunliffe - 1904 - 322 pages
...to cai-ry me upon his back when I was a lamefooted 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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