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ice . hood so oft stood poring upon thy mystic characters — thy emblematic
supporters , with their prophetic “ Resurgam ” - till , every dreg of peasantry
purging off , I received into myself Very Gentility ? Thou wert first in my morning
eyes ; and ...
He has been lecturing any time these five years — for to that length the courtship
has been protracted upon the propriety of putting off the solemnity , till the lady
should have completed her five and twentieth year . We all began to be afraid
Do you remember the brown suit , which you made to hang upon you , till all your
friends cried shame upon you , it grew so thread - bare — and all because of that
folio Beaumont and Fletcher , which you dragged home late at night from ...
... expert shooters of the day ; after making a poor word run the gauntlet till it is
ready to drop ; after hunting and winding it through all the possible ambages of
similar sounds ; after squeezing , and hauling , and tugging at it , till the very milk
of it ...
Who , even in these civilised times , has never experienced this , when at some
economic table he has commenced dining after dusk , and waited for the flavour
till the lights came ? The senses absolutely give and take reciprocally . Can you ...
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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