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" ... nectarines and peaches hung upon the walls, without my ever offering to pluck them, because they were forbidden fruit, unless now and then; and because I had more pleasure in strolling about among the old melancholy-looking yew-trees, or the firs,... "
The Young Man's Offering: Comprising Prose and Poetical Writings of the Most ... - Page 128
1853 - 316 pages
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Christian Examiner, Volume 5; Volume 23

1838
...old melancholy-looking yew trees, or the firs, and picking up the red berries, and the fir apples, which were good for nothing but to look at — or...fancy myself ripening too along with the oranges and limes in that grateful warmth — or in watching the dace that darted to and fro in the fish-pond,...
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The story-teller; or, Table-book of popular literature. Ed. by R. Bell

Story-teller - 1843 - 410 pages
...they were forbidden fruit, unless now and then — and because I had more pleasure in strolling about the old melancholy-looking yew-trees, or the firs,...the fine garden smells around me, — or basking in Ēhe oranger}', till Icould almost fancy myself ripening too, along with the oranges and the limes,...
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Leisure Hours: A Choice Collection of Readings in Prose

Ethan Allen Andrews - 1844 - 340 pages
...and picking up the red berries, and the fir-apples, which were good for nothing but to look at—or in lying about upon the fresh grass, with all the fine garden smells around me—or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening too, along with the oranges...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...the old melancholy-looking yew trees, or the firs, and picking up the red berries and the fir apples, he same that oft in childhood solaced me ; Voice only...distinct they say, 1 Grieve not, my child, chase all roe; or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening, too, along with the oranges...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1894 - 378 pages
...the old melancholy-looking yew-trees, or the firs, and picking up the red berries and the fir apples, which were good for nothing but to look at — or...fancy myself ripening too along with the oranges and limes in that grateful warmth — or in watching the dace that darted to and fro in the fish pond at...
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Works: Including His Most Intesesting Letters

Charles Lamb - 1867 - 648 pages
...and picking up the red berries, and the fir-apples, which were good for nothing but to look at—or in lying about upon the fresh grass with all the fine garden smells around me—or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening too along with the orttnges...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB, WITH A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND FINAL MEMORIALS

SIR THOMAS NOON TALFOURD - 1875
...the old melancholy-looking yew trees, or the firs, and picking up the red berries and the fir apples, which were good for nothing but to look at — or in lying about upon flhe fresh grass, with all the fine garden smells around me — or basking in the orangery, till I...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Chambers - 1879
...old n elancholy-looking yew-trees, or the fire, and picking up the red berries and the fir apples, which were good for nothing but to look at; or in lying abont upon the fresh grass, with all the fine garden smells around me ; or backing in the orangery,...
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Seven British Classics ...: Supplementary to Fifth Reader

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 217 pages
...now and then, — and because I had more pleasure in strolling about among the old melancholy looking yew-trees, or the firs, and picking up the red berries,...fresh grass with all the fine garden smells around me,—or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening too, along with the oranges...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880
...old n clam holy-looking yew-tre< s. or Ihe firs, and picking up the red berries and the flr apples, which were good for nothing but to look at; or in lying about upon the fresh grass, with all the lino (rardcn smells around me ; or ba.-klng in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening,...
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