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In our walks about his suburban retreat (as he called it) at Shacklewell, some
children belonging to a school of industry had met us, and bowed and curtseyed,
as he thought, in an especial manner to him. " They take me for a visiting
197 THE CHILD ANGEL . . . . . 208 A DEATH-BED ...... 213 OLD CHINA . . . . . .
216 POPULAB FALLACIES — BLAKESMOOR IN H SHIRE. I do not know a
pleasure xii CONTENTS. I. THAT A BULLY IS A COWARD . . . 227 n. THAT ILL-
Its furniture was still-standing — even to the tarnished gilt leather battledores, and
crumbling feathers of shuttlecocks in the nursery, which told that children had
once played there. But I was a lonely child, and had the range at will of every ...
The children's governess takes upon her to correct her, when she has mistaken
the piano for a harpsichord. Richard Amlet, Esq., in the play, is a notable instance
of the disadvantages, to which this chimerical notion of affinity constituting a ...
Till latterly she had merely been employed in choruses, or where children were
wanted to fill up the scene. But the manager, observing a diligence and
adroitness in her above her age, had for some few months past intrusted to her
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Oh, my, these are hilarious! A collection of essays by Lamb's imaginary friend, an eclectic, off-beat and highly opinionated persona. The preface, bemoaning the death of the imaginary friend while ... Read full review