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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.
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 in it, was pretty well exhausted; ...
He has been accused of trying to be witty, when in truth he was but struggling to
give his poor thoughts articulation. He chose his companions for some
individuality of character which they manifested. — Hence, not many persons of
V BLAKESMOOR IN H SHIEE . . . .1 POOR RELATIONS . . . . 10 STAGE
ILLUSION . . . . .22 TO THE SHADE OF ELLISTON . . 29 ELLISTONIANA . . . . .34
DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING . 44 THE OLD MARGATE
... 229 [1L THAT A MAN MUST NOT LAUGH AT HIS OWN JEST 230 IT. THAT
SUCH A ONE SHOWS HIS BREEDING THAT IT IS EASY TO PERCEIVE HE IS
NO GENTLEMAN 231 Y. THAT THE POOR COPY THE VICES OF THE RICH 232
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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