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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880
...old u flam-holy-looking yew-trees, or The flrs, and picking up the red berries and the fir upplcp, which were good for nothing but to look at; or in lying about upon the fn*h grass, with all the fine garden hint-lit* iironnd me ; or backing in the orangery, till I con...
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Standard Supplementary Readers

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880
...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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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1890 - 424 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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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - 1891 - 382 pages
...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,...smells around me — or basking in the orangery, till l could almost fancy myself ripening too, along with the oranges and the limes, in that grateful warmth...
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English Essays

J. H. Lobban - 1896 - 257 pages
...and how the nectarines and peaches hung upon the walls, without my ever offering to pluck them — and because I had more pleasure in strolling about...good for nothing but to look at — or in lying about on the fresh grass with all the fine garden smells around me — or basking in the orangery, till I...
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English Essays

J. H. Lobban - 1896 - 257 pages
...and how the nectarines and peaches hung upon the walls, without my ever offering to pluck them — and because I had more pleasure in strolling about...good for nothing but to look at — or in lying about on the fresh grass with all the fine garden smells around me — or basking in the orangery, till I...
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Selections from the Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1897 - 207 pages
...sometimes in the spacious old-fashioned gardens, which I had almost to myself, unless when now and then 25 a solitary gardening man would cross me, — and how...orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening 5 too along with the oranges and the limes in that grateful warmth, — or in watching the dace that...
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Cyr's Fifth Reader, Book 5

Ellen M. Cyr - 1899 - 432 pages
...old melancholy-looking yew trees, or the firs, and 10 picking up the red berries, and the fir apples, which were good for nothing but to look at, — or...could almost fancy myself ripening too along with the 15 oranges and the limes in that grateful warmth, — or in watching the dace that darted to and fro...
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Selections from His Essays, Letters and Verses

Charles Lamb - 1901 - 154 pages
...particular used to spend many hours by myself, in gazing upon the old busts of the twelve Cassars, that had been Emperors of Rome, till the old marble...myself ripening too along with the oranges and the iimes in that grateful warmth — or in watching the dace that 37 darted to and fro in the fish-pond...
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Selected Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1901 - 108 pages
...hung upon the walls, without my ever offering to pluck them, because they were forbidden fruit, 10 unless now and then, — and because I had more pleasure...upon the fresh grass with all the fine garden smells 15 around me — or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening too along with...
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