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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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The Cyr Readers Arranged by Grades: Book seven

Ellen M. Cyr - 1901
...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 is oranges and the limes in that grateful warmth, — or in watching the dace that darted to and fro...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Elia and The last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1903
...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...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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English Prose from Mandeville to Ruskin

William Peacock - 1903 - 379 pages
...and picking up the red berries, and the firapples, 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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Essays of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1904 - 413 pages
...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...— or basking in the orangery, till I could almost 10 fancy myself ripening too along with the oranges and the limes in that grateful warmth — • or...
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Essays of Elia, First Series

Charles Lamb - 1905 - 302 pages
...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...— or basking in the orangery, till I could almost 10 fancy myself ripening too along with the oranges and the limes in that grateful warmth — or in...
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The Life of Charles Lamb, Volume 1

Edward Verrall Lucas - 1906
...the old melancholylooking 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...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 British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1906 - 752 pages
...125 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 the fresh grass, iso with all the fine garden smells around me — or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1909 - 403 pages
...gardening man would cross me — and how the nectarines and peaches hung upon the walls, without 25 my ever offering to pluck them, because they were...good for nothing but to look at — or in lying about 30 upon the fresh grass, with all the fine garden smells around me — or basking in the orangery,...
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The Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1908 - 327 pages
...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 the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripeni'lg too along with the oranges and the limes in that grateful warmth — or in watching the dace...
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Composition--rhetoric--literature: A Four Year's Course for Secondary Schools

Martha Hale Shackford, Margaret Judson - 1908 - 464 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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