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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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Journeys Through Bookland

Charles H.Sylevester - 1909
...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, 11 till I could almost fancy myself ripening too along with the oranges...
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Selected Essays of Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1910 - 285 pages
...old melancholy -looking yewtrees, or the firs, and picking up the red berries, and the fir apples, which were good for nothing but to look at — or...garden smells around me — or basking in the orangery. 30 till I could almost fancy myself ripening too along with the oranges and the limes in that grateful...
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Elia

Charles Lamb - 1911 - 339 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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A Book of English Literature, Volume 2

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916
...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...the oranges and the limes in that grateful warmth [120 — or in watching the dace that darted to and fro in the fish-pond, at the bottom of the garden,...
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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century, Part 1

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1917 - 685 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...ripening too along with the oranges and the limes hi that grateful warmth — or in watching the dace that darted to and fro in the fish-pond, at the...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - 1917 - 512 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...fresh grass, with all the fine garden smells around me — 80 or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening too along with the oranges...
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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1917 - 695 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...about upon the fresh grass, with all the fine garden smtlls around me — or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening too along...
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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - 1921 - 542 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...fresh grass, with all the fine garden smells around ine — or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy myself ripening too along with the oranges...
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Representative English Essays

Warner Taylor - 1923 - 499 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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Outlines of English Literature: With Readings

William Joseph Long - 1925 - 807 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 lying about upon the fresh grass, 15 with all the fine garden smells around me— or basking in the orangery, till I could almost fancy...
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