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What new mysterious lodgings dost thou tenant now ? or when may we expect
thy a๋rial housewarming ? Tartarus we know , and we have read of the Blessed
Shades ; now cannot I intelligibly fancy thee in either . Is it too much to hazard a ...
This is to expect a gentleman to give a treat without partaking of it ; to sit esurient
at his own table , and commend the flavour of his venison upon the absurd
strength of his never touching it himself . On the contrary , we love to see a wag
Senator urbanus , with Curruca to boot for a synonime , would but faintly have
done the business . Words , involving notions , are hard enough to render ; it is
too much to expect us to translate a sound , and give an elegant version to a
... done with it ; we have discharged ourself of it . Why should we get up ? we
have neither suit to solicit , nor affairs to manage . The drama has shut in upon us
at the fourth act . We have nothing here to expect , but in a short time a sick bed ...
The abstracted media of dreams seem no ill introduction to that spiritual presence
, upon which , in no long time , we expect to be thrown . We are trying to know a
little of the usages of that colony ; to learn the language , and the faces we shall ...
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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