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Adieu , pleasant , and thrice . pleasant shade ! with my parting thanks for many a
heavy hour of life lightened by thy harmless extravaganzas , public or domestic .
Rhadamanthus , who tries the lighter causes below , leaving to his two brethren ...
My acquaintance with the pleasant creature , whose loss we all deplore , was but
slight . My first introduction to E . , which afterwards ripened into an acquaintance
a little on this side of intimacy , was over a counter of the Leamington Spa ...
I cannot call to mind half his pleasant wonders ; but I perfectly remember , that in
the course of his travels he had seen a phenix ; and he obligingly undeceived us
of the vulgar error , that there is but one of that species at a time , assuring us ...
It is long since , and my memory waxes dim on some subjects , or I should wish to
convey some notion of the manner in which the pleasant creature described the
circumstances . of his own weddingday . I faintly remember something of a ...
It is pleasant ( if it did not vex one at the same time ) to see him sitting in his
dining parlour , surrounded with obscure aunts and cousins to God knows whom
, while the true Lady Marys and Lady Bettys of his own honourable family , in
favour to ...
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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