Results 1-5 of 5
Great previous exertions - and mine had not been inconsiderable mare
commonly followed by a debility of purpose . This was a moment of irresolution . '
MONOCULUS — for so , in default of catching his 130 AMICUS REDIVIVUS .
Other female whims followed , but none , methought , so pregnant , so invitatory
of shrewd conceits , and more than single meanings . Somebody has said , that
to swallow six crossbuns daily consecutively for a fortnight would surfeit the ...
... declaring that the whole was nothing but a pantomime hoax , got up by the
ingenious Mr . Farley , of Covent Garden , from hints which his Royal Highness
himself had furnished ! Then imagine the infinite applause that followed , the
... which always followed when the topmost stair , conquered , let in the first light
of the whole cheerful theatre down beneath us - - I know not the fathom line that
ever touched a descent so deep as I would be willing to bury more wealth in than
We had proceeded to the penultimate point , at which the true adept seldom
stops , where the consideration of benefit forgot is about to merge in the
meditation of general injustice — when a knock at the door was followed by the
entrance of ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - A_musing - LibraryThing
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