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The humour of the thing, if there was ever much in it, was pretty well exhausted;
and a two years' and a half existence has been a tolerable duration for a
phantom. I am now at liberty to confess, that much which I have heard objected to
my late ...
... half hid by trees, what I judged some romantic lake, such was the spell which
bound me to the house, and such my carefulness not 4 BLAKESMOOR IN H
He is too familiar by half, yet you wish he had less diffidence. With half the
familiarity he might pass for a casual dependent ; with more boldness he would
be in no danger of being taken for what he is. He is too humble for a friend, yet
taketh on ...
I do not know how, upon a subject which I began with treating half seriously, I
should have fallen upon a recital so eminently painful ; but this theme of poor
relationship is replete with so much matter for tragic as well as comic
associations, that ...
We loved the rogues- H6w was this effected but by the exquisite art of the actor in
a perpetual sub-insinuation to us, the spectators, even in the extremity of the
shaking fit, that he was not half such a coward as we took him for ? We saw all
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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