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Italians have agreed his white figs to be as good as any of that sort in Italy , which
is the earlier kind of white fig there ; for in the later kind and the blue , we cannot
come near the warm climates , no more than in the Frontignac or Muscat grape .
with a classical conference with Macready ; and with a sight of the Player - picture
gallery , at Mr . Matthews ' s , when the kind owner , to remunerate me for my love
of the old actors ( whom he loves so much ) went over it with me , supplying to ...
They are in truth what Milton , censuring the Arcadia , says of that work ( to which
they are a sort of after - tune or application ) , “ vain and amatorious ” enough , yet
the things in their kind ( as he confesses to be true of the romance ) may be ...
Tom Brown had a shrewder insight into this kind of character than either of his
predecessors . He divides the palm more equably , and allows his hero a sort of
dimidiate pre - eminence : — " Bully Dawson kicked by half the town , and half the
What it gains in completeness , it loses in naturalness . . The more exactly it
satisfies the critical , the less hold it has upon some other faculties . The puns
which are most entertaining are those which will least bear an analyis . Of this
kind is the ...
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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