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... a la Foppington — all must overboard, he positively swears — and that ancient
mariner brooks no denial ; for, since the tiresome monodrame of the old Thracian
Harper, Charon, it is to be believed, hath shown small taste for theatricals. Aye ...
And you have the presumption to decide upon the taste of the town ? " " I don't
know that, Sir, but I will never stand to be hissed," was the subjoinder of young
Confidence — when gathering up his features into one significant mass of
With these exceptions, I can read almost any thing. 1 bless my stars for a taste so
catholic, so unexcluding. I confess that it moves my spleen to see these things in
books' clothing perched upon shelves, like false saints, usurpers of true shrines, ...
We read on very sociably for a few pages ; and, not finding the author much to
her taste, she got up, and — went away. Gentle casuist, I leave it to thee to
conjecture, whether the blush (for there was one between us) was the property of
... taste the sea breezes. I always know the date of their arrival. It is easy to see it
in their countenance. A day or two they go wandering on the shingles, picking up
cockle-shells, and thinking them great things ; but, in a poor week, imagination ...
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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