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216 POPULAB FALLACIES — BLAKESMOOR IN H SHIRE. I do not know a
pleasure xii CONTENTS. I. THAT A BULLY IS A COWARD . . . 227 n. THAT ILL-
GOTTEN GAIN NEVER PROSPERS 229 [1L THAT A MAN MUST NOT LAUGH
AT HIS ...
I do not know a pleasure more affecting than to range at will over the deserted
apartments of some fine old family mansion. The traces of extinct grandeur admit
of a better passion than envy : and contemplations on the great and good, whom
What, else, were the families of the great to us? what pleasure should we take in
their tedious genealogies, or their capitulatory brass monuments ? What to us the
uninterrupted current of their bloods, if our own did not answer within us to a ...
thy costly fruit-garden, with its sun-baked southern wall ; the ampler pleasure-
garden, rising backwards from the house in triple terraces, with flower-pots now
of palest lead, save that a speck here and there, saved from the elements,
... float him again upon the brilliant surface, under which it had been her seeming
business and pleasure all along to sink him. All men, 14 POOR RELATIONS.
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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