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Being a Sequel to Essays Published Under that Name Charles Lamb. LONDON :
PRINTRD BY BRADBURY AND EVANS, BOUVHRIfc STREET. PREFACE. BY A
FRIEND OF THE LATE ELIA. This poor.
BY A FRIEND OF THE LATE ELIA. This poor gentleman, who for some months
past had been in a declining way, hath at length paid his final tribute to nature. To
say truth, it is time he were gone. The humour of the thing, if there was ever much
And how shall the intenser dramatist escape being faulty, who doubtless, under
cover of passion uttered by another, oftentimes gives blameless vent to his most
inward feelings, and expresses his own story modestly ? My late friend was in ...
bound me to the house, and such my carefulness not to pass its strict and proper
precincts, that the idle waters lay unexplored for me ; and not till late in life,
curiosity prevailing over elder devotion, I found, to my astonishment, a pretty
It was the case with a late actor. Nothing could be more earnest or true than the
manner of Mr. Emery; this told excellently in his Tyke, and characters of a tragic
cast. But when he carried the same rigid exclusiveness of attention to the stage ...
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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